High school baseball: Benton wins ninth straight

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Defending Class 4A state champion Benton won its ninth straight game Friday, defeating North Webster 10-0 in five innings at Benton.

The Tigers improved to 16-4.

Brock VanHoy picked up the win. He allowed two hits in four innings with four strikeouts and no walks. Dane Stearns pitched the final inning.

Brennan Blaylock went 3-for-3 with a double and three RBI. Tanner Timms also had three hits. Sam Simmons went 2-for-3 with a double.

JT Brice smacked a three-run homer in the second inning to get the Tigers on the board.