Benson girls raise winning streak to six before losing at Melrose Area

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The Benson girls basketball team won its fourth, fifth, and sixth-straight games last week before losing at Melrose, Friday, 66-60.  The Braves opened up last week with a 72-48 win against YME last Monday night, and then won at Osakis last Tuesday (64-58) before winning at MACCRAY, Thursday (56-44).

The Braves are 15-10 overall and 6-8 in the WCC with one regular-season game to go Monday at home against Hancock.

Benson earned the fourth seed in its half of Section 3AA and was set to open up the playoffs, Saturday at home against fifth-seeded Minnewaska Area.   The Braves split with the Lakers this season, losing at Minnewaska Area, but winning at home against the Lakers, Feb. 7.  If Benson wins that game, it would face top-seeded NLS in the next round...

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