The Benson boys basketball team ended the 2016-17 season with a 6-18 overall record, which included a 1-13 mark within the WCC.
The Braves started out 1-6, but then went 4-6 over its next 10 games, before ending the season with a 1-6 record.
The season came to an end with a 65-53 loss to Montevideo in the first round of the Section 3AA Tourney. The Braves led early, 26-16, but Montevideo rallied in the second half to pull out the win.
Wins this season for Benson came against Hancock, Paynesville, Minnewaska Area, KMS, YME, and Lac qui Parle.
Seniors lost to graduation from this year’s Benson boys basketball team are Layton Connelly, who became the sixth BHS boy to reach 1,000 career points earlier this season, Zack Sonnabend, Chris Ebnet, Max Peterson, Cole Vergin, Justin Goossen, Nathan Habben, and Ty Hedman.
All eight seniors received the Senior Award during the season-ending banquet, Sunday.