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Benson boys drop game to Morris, split with BOLD

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The Benson boys basketball team hopes to turn things around during an upcoming five-game stretch.  The Braves fell to 2-7 overall and 1-6 in the WCC with one win and two losses last week.  The week started on a good note when the Braves beat BOLD in a home game last Monday night, 68-60, but things turned sour three nights later with a 66-49 loss at Morris Area and a 73-61 loss at BOLD, Saturday.

This week, Benson has games scheduled at Atwater-CGC (1-7 record), Monday, and at Montevideo (3-4), Friday.  After that, the Braves host MACCRAY (3-6), play at Melrose Area (8-0), and host Wheaton-HN (3-4).

Benson 68, BOLD 60

The Braves snapped a three-game losing streak with a 68-60 home win over BOLD last Monday night.  Abe Peterson had a season-high 20 points on 8-of-9 shooting to lead the way for Benson.  He also had two rebounds, two steals, and four assists...
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