Benson boys fall to LQP Valley in season opener

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The Benson boys basketball team opened up the season with an 83-62 loss at Lac qui Parle Valley, Saturday.  The Braves trailed 38-27 at halftime before giving up 45 points to the Eagles in the second half.

Back to lead the Braves again this year is second-year head coach Adam Jensen.  BOLD won the WCC with a 13-1 record last year.  Placing second last year in the WCC was Melrose (11-3), followed by Minnewaska Area (10-4), Morris Area-CA and Benson (both 7-7), Sauk Centre and ACGC (both 4-10), and Montevideo (0-14).

This year’s Benson boys basketball varsity roster includes seniors Ben Peterson, Abe Peterson, Cole Hedman, Sam Lenarz, Sam Grussing, Matt Laumeyer, Pat Minchow, and Austin Grube; juniors Brandonn Traut, Dylan Ascheman, Isaac Minchow, Chaden Carroll, and Jalen Anderson; sophomore Juan Espinoza; and ninth-grader Blake Brehmer...


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