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Krauth earns stripes for Vikings
Ben Krauth, left, enjoyed a solid freshman season with the Diablo Valley College baseball team. Krauth, pictured playing for Northgate High in 2012, posted a 2.49 earned run average in 13 appearances for the Vikings. He struck out 78 batters in 90.1 innings pitched, leading the Vikings' pitching staff in both categories. DVC missed the playoffs this year, ending its season with a 8-3 win over Feather River on April 26 to finish with a 12-24 overall record.