BC basketball teams battle CCCA

Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at Van Horne

Clear Creek Amana 78, Benton 41

CCA 19 21 22 16 - 78
BC  10 17 12 12 - 51

Clear Creek Amana (7-1) handed Benton (2-6) a defeat in the first game of the new year on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, in Van Horne, 78-51. 

Ben Swails led CCA with 26 points. The team was 27 of 47 for field goals, 8 of 18 for three-pointers, and 16 of 22 for free throws. CCA had 31 rebounds, 13 assists, nine steals, one block, six turnovers and 11 fouls.

Noah Franck had 12 for Benton. Blake Daugherty had 11 and Evan Daugherty had 10. Owen Tjelmeland had five assists. Aiden Harris had two blocks. Noah Franck also had six rebounds. The team was 21 of 47 for field goals, 8 of 21 for three-pointers, and 1 of 6 for free throws. Benton had 20 rebounds, 14 assists, four steals, two blocks, 13 turnovers and 15 fouls.

Benton hosts Marion (7-2) on Friday, Jan 7, in Van Horne.

Benton girls’ basketball

Tuesday Jan. 4, 2022, at Tiffin

Clear Creek Amana 45, Benton 42

BC  12 7  8 15 - 42
CCA 14 9 11 11 - 45

Benton’s girls’ basketball team (7-3) had a rally fall short Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, in WaMaC action at Clear Creek Amana (5-4). Benton lost the game, 45-42.

Jenna Tweet scored 26 points for Benton. Emma Townsley had 10 rebounds. With four steals each were Townsley and Twedt. Piper Nelson and Alyssa Tegeler had two blocks each. The team was 17 of 57 for field goals, 3 of 17 for three-pointers and 5 of 14 for free throws. The team had 33 rebounds, five assists, 14 steals, four blocks, 14 turnovers and 15 fouls. 

CCA was led by Olivia Miller with 13 points. The team was 17 of 49 for field goals, 4 of 11 for three-pointers, and 7 of 10 for free trows. CCA had 41 rebounds, six assists, two steals, 21 turnovers and 15 fouls.

Benton travels to Marion (6-3) this Friday.

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