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Gymnasts fall for first time versus Melrose Area

Melrose Area won three of the four individual events on the way to a 141.45-134.475 victory over Benson-KMS during a WCC gymnastics meet at Melrose, Thursday night.
Libby McGeary placed second in the all-around and also won the vault as Benson-KMS suffered its first loss of the season against the very strong gymnastics program.
The Fighting Braves were set to close out the pre-holiday portion of its schedule, Tuesday (yesterday) at New London-Spicer before getting ready for a home meet with Morris Area, Tuesday, Jan. 4.

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Benson girls fall to Ortonville, Sauk Centre

The Benson girls basketball team lost a pair of games last week to drop to 1-6 overall.  The Braves lost a heartbreaker at home against Ortonville last Tuesday night after leading for most of the game, 44-41.
Benson bounced back with a good effort at Sauk Centre, Friday, losing to the state-ranked Mainstreeters, 54-34.
“I was so proud of how the girls came ready to play against Sauk Centre and jumped out to a 5-0 lead,” Benson head coach Adam Foslien said.  “Hopefully, we can continue to build the confidence heading into the holiday break.”
Benson does not have any games scheduled for this week, but does play at Upsala, Thursday, Dec. 30 for its final game of 2021.

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Espinoza and Anderson lead Braves to win over MACCRAY

The Benson boys basketball team had a 2-1 week last week, beating Ortonville last Tuesday night for its first win, 77-36, and also splitting its two games at the CASE-IH Holiday Tourney, Friday and Saturday.
The Braves fell to CGB in the first game at the holiday tourney, 84-71 in overtime, but came back to edge MACCRAY in the third-place game, 75-65.
Hancock topped MACCRAY and CGB to earn the four-team title.  Five Benson players scored in double figures against CGB and another four hit double figures versus MACCRAY.
The Braves are set to host Lac qui Parle, Thursday (tomorrow) before getting ready for the RTR Holiday Tourney, Dec. 28-29.

Wed
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Dineen first, Bolduc third at WCA Tourney

The Benson wrestling team had a busy week last week, competing at the Osakis triangular last Tuesday and also wrestling at the West Central Area Tournament, Saturday at Barrett.
The Braves lost both matches at the Osakis triangular, falling to Osakis (38-36) and WCA (53-21).  At the WCA Tourney, Benson placed 10th of 11 teams with Thomas Dineen earning first at 195 pounds and Nathan Bolduc earning third at 170.
This week, the Braves were set to wrestle at Quad County, Thursday (tomorrow) and at the Monticello Invitational, Saturday.

Wed
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Benson girls fall to Minnewaska and LQP

The Benson girls basketball team had a rough week, losing its first two WCC games of the season to Minnewaska Area, Friday (62-13) and to Lac qui Parle, Saturday (62-15).
The Braves, who dropped to 1-4 overall, should have a good chance at victory No. 2 this week with a home game against Ortonville, Tuesday (yesterday) followed by a game at Sauk Centre, Friday.
The Benson JV girls are set to play Ortonville at 4 p.m., while the varsity girls game is set for 5:30 p.m. in the main gym, followed by the Benson versus Ortonville boys game at 7:30 p.m.

Wed
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Gymnasts top Litchfield for second win

Libby McGeary, Lexie Hoberg, and Elise Duncan led the Benson-KMS gymnastics team to another win as the Fighting Braves beat Litchfield in a meet in Benson, Thursday night, 136.8-130.8.
McGeary earned first in the all-around and also won three individual events, while Hoberg placed second in the all-around, and Duncan earned a victory on the beam.
The gymnasts were set to compete at Melrose, Thursday (tomorrow) and at New London-Spicer, Tuesday, Dec. 21 before taking a break for the holidays.

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DeHaan’s late goal gives MBA boys hockey team 3-2 victory over Willmar

Brady DeHaan’s goal with 1:54 left in the game gave MBA a thrilling 3-2 victory over Willmar in the first game this season at the Benson Civic Center.
The two teams went back-and-forth for over 48 minutes before DeHaan’s goal gave MBA its second win of the season.
The Storm were also set to play at Windom Area, Friday, but that game was postponed until a later date.
MBA, which is 2-2 after four games, has four-straight road games coming up before the Benson Invitational, Dec. 28-29.
The Storm were set to play at Northern Lakes, Tuesday (yesterday) before skating at Red Lake Falls, Friday, and at Worthington, Saturday, as part of a girls-boys hockey doubleheader.

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MBA Storm 1-2 to open up season

The MBA boys hockey team opened up the season with 1-2 record after losing to Wadena-Deer Creek in the opener last Tuesday night in Morris, 5-1, but coming back to win by a 6-0 shutout at Bagley-Fosston, Friday, before losing to River Lakes in Morris on Saturday, 5-2.
The  Storm are set to host Willmar at the Benson Civic Center at 7 p.m., Thursday (tomorrow) before playing at Windom Area, Friday.

Wed
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Dec
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Gunderson first at Big Lake Tourney

The KMS wrestling team opened up the new season at the Big Lake Invitational.  The Saints had only nine wrestlers take part in the very tough tourney, but still walked away with fifth place out of eight teams.
Royalton-Upsala won the meet by 2.5 points over the hosts (207-204.5), while Minnewaska Area was third with 168 points.
Trey Gunderson, ranked first at 106 pounds in Class A to begin the season, went 3-0 to place first for the Saints at 106 pounds.
Noah Johnson (120 pounds), Coy Gunderson (160), and Masyn Olson (195) were all second, while Jason Jones went 2-1 at 285 pounds to place third.
In addition, Jett Olson was 2-1 at 152 pounds to place fourth, while Ely Johnson (145), Aaron Jones (170) and Collin Johnson (22) were all sixth.

Wed
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Dec
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McGeary, Hoberg lead BKMS gymnasts to win over Marshall

The Benson-KMS gymnastics team opened up the season with a 136.1-117.85 home victory over Marshall last Tuesday night at the Benson Athletic Center.  The Fighting Braves also competed at the Morris Invitational, Saturday, placing second of four teams in a meet won by section rival New London-Spicer.
Libby McGeary won the all-around during the opening meet and also placed third at Morris with Alexis Hoberg finishing in fourth.
The team was set to host Litchfield, Thursday (tomorrow) before preparing for a meet at Melrose, Thursday, Dec. 16.
BKMS 136.1, Marshall 117.85
The Benson-KMS gymnastics team opened up the season in impressive style, winning a home meet against Marshall last Tuesday night, 136.1-117.85.
Leading the way was junior Libby McGeary, who placed first at state last year on the balance beam.  McGeary won the all-around with a score of 36.1, while also winning the four individual events.

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