SPORTS: BC teams face CCA as 2021 part of season begins

Benton girls’ basketball

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at Van Horne

CCA 10 10 9 10 - 39
BC  12 13 8 20 - 53

A big fourth quarter sealed a win for Benton Community’s girls’ basketball team (6-2), Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2020, at Van Horne, defeating Clear Creek Amana (6-2), 53-39.

Jenna Twedt led Benton with 19 points. McKenna Kramer added 15 points, with 5 of 8 shooting for three-pointers. Twedt also had five rebounds and three steals. She also had four assists. The team was 18 of 50 for field goals, 9 of 27 for three-pointers and 8 of 11 for free throws. The team had 31 rebounds and 11 turnovers.

Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at Van Horne

M  11 21 13 13 - 58
BC 16 16  4 12 - 48

Benton Community (6-3) lost in girls’ WaMaC basketball action Friday, Jan. 8, at Van Horne, to Marion (5-4), 58-48.

Sophomore Jenna Twedt scored 31 for Benton, including 7 of 14 shooting for three-pointers. Grace Embretson had eight rebounds and four assists. Twedt also had seven steals and two blocks. The team was 15 of 59 from the field, 8 of 33 for three-pointers and 10 of 18 for free throws. The team had 37 rebounds and 10 turnovers.

Benton travels to Waverly-Shell Rock, Monday, Jan. 11, then goes to South Tama on Tuesday, Jan. 12. They then travel to Independence on Friday, Jan. 15.

Benton boys’ basketball

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 at Tiffin

BC  11  8 14 4 - 37
CCA 24 24 15 9 - 73

Benton’s boys’ basketball team (0-8) traveled to Tiffin on Tuesday, Jan. 5, and lost in WaMaC boys’ basketball action to Clear Creek Amana (6-2), 73-37.

Aiden Harris led Benton with 14 points and eight rebounds. Isaac Cretin had three assists. The team was 15 of 48 for field goals, 3 of 23 for three-pointers and 4 of 11 for free throws. The team had 31 rebounds and 19 turnovers.

Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 at Marion

BC 6 5 11 9 - 31
M 19 9 16 9 - 53

Benton Community (0-9) battled Marion on Friday, Jan. 8, at Marion (5-5), losing in WaMaC boys’ basketball action, 53-31.

Blake Daugherty had nine points. Noah Franck had eight rebounds. Aiden Harris had three assists. Grant Lange had three steals. Harris also had three blocks. The team was 12 of 36 from the field, 4 of 14 for three-pointers and 3 of 7 for free throws. The Bobcats had 25 rebounds and 23 turnovers.

Benton travels to Vinton-Shellsburg (3-6) on Monday, Jan. 11, hosts South Tama (0-5) on Tuesday, Jan. 12, and hosts Independence (5-3) on Friday, Jan. 15, at Van Horne.

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