SPORTS: BP sweeps Lynnville-Sully Tuesday; BC tops CPU in basketball

Belle Plaine Boys’ Basketball
Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021, at Belle Plaine
Belle Plaine 63, Lynnville-Sully 62 (overtime)

LS 17 15 14 11 5 - 62
BP 16 11 17 13 6 - 63

It was an overtime win for the Belle Plaine boys’ basketball team (6-2) when they hosted and defeated SICL rival Lynnville-Sully (5-4).

Ben DeMeulenaere had 23 for Belle Plaine. Keaton Parrott had 12 and Wyatt Kuch had 14. DeMeulenaere also had 12 rebounds. Kuch had seven assists. With two steals each were Kuch and Eli Ehlen. DeMeulenaere blocked three shots. The team was 22 of 54 for field goals, 10 of 29 for three-pointers, and 9 of 15 for free throws. They had 38 rebounds, 18 assists, four steals, four blocks, seven turnovers and 13 fouls.

Lynnville-Sully was 23 of 55 from the field, 12 of 25 for three-pointers, and 4 of 8 for free throws. They had 33 rebounds, 16 assists, four steals and seven turnovers. They had 16 fouls. Mason Rodibaugh led LS with 21 points.

Belle Plaine girls’ basketball
Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021, at Belle Plaine
Belle Plaine 67, Lynnville-Sully 66

LS 18 21 14 13 - 66
BP 13 16 20 18 - 67

Belle Plaine’s girls’ basketball team (6-2) edged Lynnville-Sully (6-6) in SICL action Tuesday, Dec. 21, at Belle Paine, 67-66.

Statistics are coming.

Benton boys’ basketball
Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021, at Center Point
Benton 44, Center Point-Urbana 38

BC 17 6 13  8 - 44
CPU 7 5 13 13 - 38

Benton Community (2-5) closed the 2021 part of its season in boys’ basketball with a win over Center Point-Urbana (2-6), 44-38, at Center Point on Tuesday, Dec. 21.

Blake Daugherty led Benton with 16 points. Eavan Daugherty added 13. Aiden Harris had 10 points. Harris had nine rebounds. Owen Tjelmeland had four assists. Harris also blocked two shots. Benton was 15 of 32 from the field, 7 of 17 for three-pointers, and 7 of 11 for free throws.They had 26 rebounds, 11 assists, eight steals, two blocks, 14 turnovers and nine fouls.

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