BC basketball teams face Mount Vernon

Benton Community girls’ basketball

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, at Van Horne

Benton (4-1) 59, Mount Vernon (3-2) 50

MV 13 13 14 10 – 50
BC 12 15 15 17 – 59

Benton was 21 of 53 from the field, 12 of 28 for three-pointers, and 5 of 6 for free throws. They had 26 rebounds, 16 assists, 13 steals, two blocks, nine turnovers and seven fouls. Jenna Twedt led Benton with 30 points, including 5 of 18 shooting for three-pointers. Piper Nelson added 17 points. With six rebounds each were Emma Townsley and Nelson. Twedt had eight steals.

Mount Vernon was 20 of 42 for field goals, 5 of 12 for three-pointers and 5 of 11 for free throws. The team had 26 rebounds, 12 assists, six steals, four blocks, 19 turnovers and five fouls. Lilly See led Mount Vernon with 11 points.

Benton travels to West Delaware (1-2) on Friday, Dec. 9.

Benton Community boys’ basketball

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, at Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon (1-1) 54, Benton (0-3) 38

BC 12 10 11  7 – 38
MV 11 18 10 15 – 54

Benton statistics are coming.

Mount Vernon was 21 of 54 for field goals, 6 of 22 for three-pointers, and 6 of 10 for free throws. They had 38 rebounds, eight steals, one block, 15 turnovers and 18 fouls. Jackson Kutcher led Mount Vernon with 19 points.

Benton hosts West Delaware (3-1) on Friday, Dec. 9, in Van Horne.

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