Benitez pitches Baycats past Panthers

Photo by Bob Hurley

BARRIE -- Juan Benitez struck out seven over seven innings to lead the Barrie Baycats to a 3-2 win over the Kitchener Panthers Saturday night at home. Benitez (5-2) allowed two runs on three hits, walking three. 

Brad Grieveson threw two scoreless innings for his second save. 

At the plate, Avery Tuck drove in one and Jeff Cowan added two RBI. Carson Burns singled and doubled. 

Dan Mahoney drove in both Barrie runs on a pair of hits. 

Stephen Gade (2-4) took the loss, allowing three runs (two earned) on six hits over six innings. He walked two and struck out three.