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BL gets the hits, but not the runs in loss to Urbana

Benjamin Logan’s baseball team could not get on track Tuesday against Urbana as the host Hillclimbers recorded a 5-1 victory in Central Buckeye Conference play.

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Benjamin Logan’s Todd Coleman connects with a pitch for a double during the first inning of a game against Urbana on Tuesday at Ben Logan High School. EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LABATT

The Raiders fall to 9-6 overall and 3-5 in the CBC. Urbana is now 5-12, 3-5.

Ben Logan collected 11 hits, but could only generate the one run.

Urbana took a 1-0 lead in the second inning and went up 2-0 in the fourth.

The Hillclimbers added three more runs in the top of the seventh inning for a 5-0 lead.

Ben Logan scored its lone run in the bottom of the seventh.

Zane Collins struck out 10 on the mound for the Raiders despite suffering the loss. Only two of the five runs were earned.

Todd Coleman went 2-4 with a double to lead Ben Logan’s offense. Collins added a pair of singles.

Ben Logan returns to action Thursday at Kenton Ridge.

URBANA 5, BEN LOGAN 1

Hillclimbers    010    100    3    —    5    7    1

Raiders    000    000    1    —    1    11    3

LeVan and Fain; Collins and Pulfer. WP—LeVan; LP—Collins.

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