SPORTS: BC faces CCA, Mount Vernon

Benton girls’ basketball

Monday, Feb. 8, 2021 at Van Horne

M  10 13 19 13 - 55
BC 13 15 15 10 - 53

Benton Community’s girls’ basketball team lost in non-conference action Monday, Feb. 8, to Monticello (15-5), 55-53.

Jenna Twedt led Benton with 27 points. With four rebounds each were Grace Embretson and Emma Townsley. Twedt also had three assists and three steals. The team was 18 of 38 from the field, 9 of 19 for three-pointers with 4 of 6 shooting by Twedt, and 8 of 8 for free throws. Benton had 19 rebounds, six steal and 10 turnovers.

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, at Clear Creek Amana

BC 12  7 10 18 – 47
CCA 7 20 13 11 – 51

Benton Community’s Lady Bobcats (14-7) battled Clear Creek Amana (15-4) at Tiffin in their final regular season game, losing to CCA, 51-47.

Twedt led Benton with 23 points. Townsley had five rebounds. Embretson had two steals. Benton was 16 of 51 for field goals, 5 of 17 for three-pointers, and 10 of 16 for free throws. Benton had 28 rebounds, five steals and six turnovers.

Benton boys’ basketball

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 at Van Horne

MV 12 22 21 12 - 67
BC 10 12 15 17 - 54

Benton Community’s boys’ basketball team hosted Mount Vernon (13-5) and lost in WaMaC action on Feb. 11, 67-54.

Game statistics are coming.

Benton closes out the regular season next week, hosting Clear Creek Amana on Tuesday, Feb. 16, and Vinton-Shellsburg on Thursday, Feb. 18. Both games are at 7:30 p.m,.

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