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Forum staff reports, Published April 21 2014

Packers pick up two victories over Wahpeton baseball

WAHPETON, N.D. – Dan Benson knocked in the go-ahead run with a single in the top of the seventh inning as West Fargo defeated Wahpeton 7-5 in Eastern Dakota Conference baseball Monday.

Benson finished 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored for the Packers (5-1, 1-0 EDC).

Brennan Thiel struck out seven batters and Noah Paper went 3-for-3 as the Packers won a nonconference game 11-1 over the Huskies in five innings.

WF 050 000 2–7 7 0

W 200 012 0–5 6 3

Wagenman, Paper (1), Shepherd (7) and Gilbertson. Lingen, Beyer (5), Brower (7) and Edwardson. W–Paper (1-0). L–Brower.

WF 220 43 –11 12 0

W 000 10 –1 3 7

Thiele, Newenhouse (5) and Strahm, Fraase (5). Gillies, Beyer (4) and Bjugstad. W–Thiele (1-0). L-Gillies.