BASKETBALL: Belle Plaine and Benton seasons continue

BENTON GIRLS’ BASKETBALL
Benton Community 47, West Delaware 34
Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, at Van Horne

WD 14 2 14 4 – 34
BC 14 9 16 8 – 47

It was another WaMaC win for the Benton Lady Bobcats (4-2), Friday, Dec. 10, when they hosted West Delaware (2-4) in girls’ basketball.

Jenna Twedt led Benton with 20 points. Emma Townsley had six rebounds. Twedt had five assists. With two steals each were Townsley, McKenna Kramer, Grace Embretson and Alyssa Tegeler. The team was 17 of 43 from the field, 7 of 18 for three-pointers and 6 of 9 from the line. Benton had 25 rebounds, eight assists, 14 steals and 16 turnovers. West Delaware was 13 of 37 for field goals, 3 of 14 for three-pointers, and 5 of 6 for free throws. They had 26 rebounds, nine assists, 11 steals and 23 turnovers. They blocked five shots.

Benton hosts Mount Pleasant (1-5) on Monday, Dec. 13, in Van Horne. They host Williamsburg (3-2) on Tuesday, Dec. 14, and travel to Vinton-Shellsburg (6-0) on Friday, Dec. 17.

BENTON BOYS’ BASKETBALL
Friday, Dec. 10, 2021 at Manchester
West Delaware 55, Benton 37

BC  6  7 12 12 – 37
WD 15 17 13 10 – 55

The Benton Bobcats (0-4) faced West Delaware (4-1) in Manchester, and lost on Friday, Dec. 20, 2021, 55-37.

Benton was 15 of 29 for field goals, 4 of 12 for three-pointers and 3 of 6 for free throws. The team had 23 rebounds, 10 assists, four steals, blocked two shots and had 21 turnovers. Aiden Harris scored 14 and had four rebounds. With two assists each were Harris, Derek Steffen and Easton Patterson. Steffen had two steals. Harris blocked two shots. West Delaware was 21 of 50 from the field, 9 of 25 for three-pointers and 4 of 8 for free throws. they had 24 rebounds and six turnovers.

Benton travels to Williamsburg (3-1) Tuesday, Dec. 14, and hosts Vinton-Shellsburg (0-4) on Friday, Dec. 17.

BELLE PLAINE BOYS’ BASKETBALL
Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, at Sigourney
Sigourney 52, Belle Plaine 51

BP 12 12 17 10 – 51
S   7 17 15 13 – 52

Belle Plaine’s boys’ basketball team narrowly lost to Sigourney in a SICL showdown, 52-51, on Friday, Dec. 10, in Sigourney.

Ben DeMeulenaere led Belle Plaine with 21 points. Brooks DeMeulenaere added 13. Ben DeMeulenaere also had 10 rebounds. Eli Ehlen had six assists. Wyatt Kuch added four assists. Ehlen also had three steals. Ben DeMeulenaere blocked two shots. The team was 20 of 35 from the field, 6 of 12 for three-pointers, and 5 of 15 for free throws. Belle Plaine had 28 rebounds, 14 assists, 10 steals, two blocks and 14 turnovers. Sigourney was 20 of 56 for field goals, 3 of 15 for three-pointers and 9 of 15 for free throws. They had 26 rebounds, three assists, eight steals and 14 turnovers.

Belle Plaine hosts Iowa Valley (3-0) on Tuesday, Dec. 14, as SICL action continues. They travel to BGM (1-4) on Friday, Dec. 17, at Brooklyn.

BELLE PLAINE GIRLS’ BASKETBALL
Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, at Sigourney
Belle Plaine 49, Sigourney 36

Sigourney was 13 of 46 for field goals, 6 of 27 for three-pointers and 5 of 15 for free throws. Sigourney had 31 rebounds and 13 turnovers.

Belle Plaine hosts Iowa Valley (6-0) on Tuesday, Dec. 14, and travels to BGM (0-5) on Friday, Dec. 17.

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