Bentworth 9, Mapletown 0 — Bentworth responded from its first section loss with a 9-0 Section 1-A victory over Mapletown on Monday.

The Bearcats (6-1, 8-3) scored three in the first, one in the second and two in the third to lead 6-0 after three innings. They added one in the fourth and two in the fifth.

Bentworth’s Tyler Bunner limited the Maples (0-6, 1-8) to three hits in 5 2/3 innings. He had six strikeouts and walked three. Teammates Hunter Neely and Nick Silver doubled.

Brian Bogden took the loss for Mapletown on the mound. He had two strikeouts and walks.

The Maples travel to Jefferson-Morgan today for a Section 1-A contest. The first pitch is set for 1 p.m.

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