Benton travels to Mount Pleasant on Dec. 12

Benton Community girls’ basketball

Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, at Mount Pleasant

Benton (5-1) 51, Mount Pleasant (2-4) 34

BC 19 10 14  8 - 51
MP  1 20 11 12 - 34

Benton was 18 of 50 in field goals, 10 of 27 for three-pointers and 5 of 7 for free throws. Benton had 33 rebounds, 12 assists, 10 steals, four blocks, 10 turnovers and eight fouls. Jenna Twedt led Benton with 20 points. Piper Nelson had seven rebounds. With four rebounds each were Emma Townsley, McKenna Kramer and Zoey Junge. Twedt had four assists. Townsley added three. Twedt had five steals. Nelson had two blocks.

Mount Pleasant was 13 of 45 for field goals, 2 of 11 for three-pointers, and 6 of 11 for free throws. They had 28 rebounds, seven assists, five steals, two blocks, 14 turnovers and nine fouls. Andrea Lopreato led Mount Pleasant with 17 points.

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, at Van Horne

Benton (7-1) 51, Marion (4-3) 55

BC 14  7 11 17 9 - 58
M  12 10  8 19 6 - 55

Benton was 19 of 14 for field goals, 9 of 26 for three-pointers, and 11 of 15 for free throws. They had 35 rebounds, 12 assists, five steals, four blocks, six turnovers and 19 fouls. Emma Townsley led Benton with 17 points. Jenna Twedt added 16. Zoey Junge had 10 rebounds. Piper Nelson had three assists. Twedt had two steals. Nelson had three blocks.

Marion statistics are coming.

Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, at Williamsburg

Benton (8-1) 55, Williamsburg (2-5) 37

BC 13 21  9 12 - 55
W  10  7 16  6 - 37

Benton was 19 of 46 for field goals, 6 of 20 for three-pointers, and 11 of 12 for free throws. The team had 30 rebounds, 15 assists, seven steals, five blocks, 11 turnovers and 11 fouls. Jenna Twedt had 25 points. Emma Townsley added 11. Piper Nelson had eight rebounds. Addison Phillips had three assists. Twedt had three steals and two blocks.

Basketball wraps up for 2022 with a home game Tuesday, Dec. 20, against Clear Creek Amana (6-1)

Benton Community boys’ basketball

Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, at Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant (2-2) 65, Benton (0-4) 35

BC 11  7  9  8 - 35
MP  8 20 20 17 - 65

Benton was 14 of 43 for field goals, 5 of 18 for three-pointers and 2. of5 for free throws. They had 20 rebounds, eight assists, four steals, one block, 13 turnovers and 15 fouls. Easton Patterson had nine points. Noah Franck had eight rebounds. Cael Kaestner had three assists.

Mount Pleasant was 24 of 56 for field goals, 8 of 23 for three-pointers, and 9 of 17 for field goals. They had 43 rebounds, 12 assists, five steals, two blocks, six turnovers and 10 fouls. Payton Hagans had 29 points for Mount Pleasant.

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, at Marion

Marion (3-2) 73, Benton (0-6) 60

BC 17 12 14 17 - 60
M  28 15 15 15 - 73

Benton was 22 of 50 for field goals, 6 of 19 for three-pointers, and 10 of 13 for free throws. They had 26 rebounds, nine assists, five steals, one block, 15 turnovers and 15 fouls. Evan Daugherty led Benton with 16 points. Blake Daugherty added 14 points. Noah Franck had five rebounds. With two assists each were Owen Tjelmeland, Cael Kaestner and Qunicy Gilbert. Franck had one block.

Marion was 26 of 50 for field goals, 9 of 24 for three-pointers, and 12 of 19 for free throws. They had 31 rebounds, 21 assists, 12 steals, one block, nine turnovers and 17 fouls. Brayson Laube led Marion with 20 points.

Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, at Van Horne

Williamsburg (3-1) 74, Benton (0-7) 58

Benton was 19 of 46 for field goals, 10 of 20 for three-pointers, and 10 of 15 for free throws. Benton had 22 rebounds, 16 assists, eight steals, two blocks, 16 turnovers and 20 fouls. Evan Daugherty had 17 for Benton. Noah Franck added 14 and Blake Daugherty had 13. Noah Franck had five rebounds. With three assists each were Lane Kaestner, Blake Daugherty and Easton Patterson. With two steals each were Owen Tjelmeland and Patterson. With one block each were Franck and Evan Daugherty.

Williamsburg was 26 of 59 for field goals, 4 of 18 for three-pointers, and 18 of 24 for free throws. They had 36 rebounds, 13 assists, 11 steals, three blocks, 12 turnovers and 15 fouls.

Benton closes out the year at Clear Creek Amana (0-4) on Tuesday, Dec. 20.

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