Braves top Paynesville for second win

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Matt Connolly (right) plays defense for the Braves against Paynesville, Thursday night in Benson.  The Braves topped the Bulldogs, 54-41, for their second win of the season.

The Benson boys basketball team split a pair of games last week with Paynesville and Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City.

The Braves, now 2-7 overall and 1-3 in the WCC, edged Paynesville in a non-conference game in Benson, Thursday, 54-41, but one night later, the Braves fell to ACGC at home, 87-50.

The 87 points was a season-high allowed by the Benson defense this year, and the Braves have also scored above 60 points in only two of the season’s first nine games.

This week, Benson was set to play at Montevideo, Tuesday (yesterday) before hosting Morris Area, Friday, and KMS, Monday, Jan. 16....

 

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Pictured: Matt Connolly (right) plays defense for the Braves against Paynesville, Thursday night in Benson.  The Braves topped the Bulldogs, 54-41, for their second win of the season.

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