SPORTS: Tourney action for BC and BP basketball

Brady Sadler shoots for Benton in home basketball action against Clear Creek Amana.

BENTON BOYS’ BASKETBALL

Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, at DeWitt

Class 3A Regional

Benton 8 11 15 3 (37)
Xavier 22 19 20 10 (71)

Turner Schroeder led Benton with 9 points. He also had 7 rebounds. With 2 assists each were Cade Timmerman, Blake Osborn and Grant Embretson. Drew Lange had 3 steals. The team was 15 of 44 for field goals, 3 of 17 for three-pointers and 4 of 11 for free throws. The team had 22 rebounds. Quik Stats.

Xavier (11-12) was 24 of 45 for field goals, 10 of 29 for three-pointers and 13 of 17 for free throws. Xavier had 33 rebounds. They were led by Jake Beckmann with 14 points, with 4 of 6 shooting for three-pointers. Xavier lost to Central DeWitt (18-5) on Feb. 27 at DeWitt and lost, 69-52. Central plays March 3 at the U.S Cellular Center, Cedar Rapids, against Mount Vernon (21-2).

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 at Alburnett

Class 1A District

Jaxon Kressley battles for a loose ball for Belle Plaine against Don Bosco. Photo by Emma Willett.

Belle Plaine 4 11 12 7 (34)
Don Bosco 16 14 17 11 (58)

Luke DeMeulenaere led Belle Plaine (17-6) with 12 points. Jackson Tegeler added 11 points. Ben DeMeulenaere had 12 rebounds. Trevin Straight had 7 assists. Straight also blocked two shots. Belle Plaine was 12 of 51 from the field, 6 of 28 for three-pointers and 4 of 5 for free throws. The team had 30 rebounds. Quik Stats.

Don Bosco (18-6) was 25 of 46 for field goals, 4 of 10 for three-pointers and 4 of 6 for free throws. They had 28 rebounds. Don Bosco was led by Zach Huff with 20 points. They played Wapsie Valley on Thursday, Feb. 27, at LaPorte City. Wapsie Valley (17-7) defeated Don Bosco, 54-38. Wapsie Valley plans Saturday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. at Cedar Rapids Prairie, against Edgewood Colesburg (15-9).

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