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12
May
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Connelly, Brandt lead Braves to five more wins

The Benson softball team went 5-1 last week to raise its season record to 10-2.  The Braves, who are also 6-2 in the WCC, opened up last week with a 6-3 win over West Central Area last Monday night before splitting a pair of game with Sauk Centre, Thursday, 11-7 and 9-12.
The week came to an end with two more wins for Benson at Upsala (15-3) and Swanville (11-2), Saturday.

Above: Sarah Brandt watches her hit against Sauk Centre as Marissa Connelly looks on from third base along with coach Barb Schwarz.

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Wed
12
May
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Call’s walk-off hit keeps KMS baseball undefeated

The KMS baseball team held off a late rally by Browerville-Eagle Valley to win the BBE Invitational, Saturday, 11-10.  The win also kept the Saints’ undefeated season alive as KMS improved to 10-0 with three more wins last week.
The Saints opened up last week with a 20-0 rout of Dawson-Boyd last Tuesday night before beating Sauk Centre, Friday, in the opening game of the BBE Invitational, 12-0.
KMS leads the Camden Conference with a 6-0 league mark, while YME (7-1), MACCRAY (5-1), and RTR (5-2) are right behind.
This week, the Saints were set to play at Prinsburg, Tuesday (yesterday), host YME, Thursday (tomorrow), and host Benson, Saturday.

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Wed
12
May
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Boys tennis team one win away from WCC title

The Benson-KMS boys tennis team edged Minnewaska Area last Tuesday night at Minnewaska, 4-3.  The Lakers were seen as the favorite in this year’s WCC race, but with the win, the Fighting Braves are only one victory away from a conference title.
Later in the week, Benson-KMS shut out MACCRAY, 7-0, and the team also hosted Osakis, Thursday, and St. John’s Prep/St. Cloud Cathedral, Friday, but results of those two competitions were unknown by presstime.
The boys tennis team goes on the road this week with matches at Pipestone, Tuesday (yesterday), at Foley, Friday, and at the WCC Individual Tourney at Minnewaska Area, Saturday.
Peyton LeClair....

Above: Hunter LeClair returns a shot against Minnewaska Area during a 4-3 win for the Benson-KMS boys tennis team.

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Wed
12
May
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Kallstrom and Peterson lead track teams at Monte

The Benson-KMS boys and girls track and field teams both placed third at the BOLD Invitational last week.  Morris Area easily won both team titles with Melrose placing second in the girls’ meet and Montevideo earning second in the boys competition.  Greta Lundquist earned the lone title for the girls team in the discus (80-3), while the boys team had firsts by Abe Peterson in the 400 meter dash (54.47), by Jacob Gareis in the 1600 meter run (5:15.24), and by the 1600 and 3200 meter relay teams.
The Benson-KMS track teams were set to compete at the BOLD Invitational this Thursday (tomorrow) with the Montevideo Invitational scheduled for the following Thursday....

Above: Libby McGeary (right) gets ready to hand off to Chloe Overlie during the girls 800 meter relay.

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Wed
12
May
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Benson baseball team sweeps key doubleheader from Montevideo

The Benson baseball team improved to 8-2 overall with three more wins last week.  The Braves, who are also 5-1 in the WCC to stand in second place behind BOLD, swept a home doubleheader with Montevideo last Tuesday, 7-5 and 2-1, and also won a non-conference game at home, Saturday over Upsala-Swanville Area, 7-1.
BOLD is 6-1 so far in the conference, while Benson is 5-1, Melrose 4-2, Minnewaska area 4-3, Morris Area 4-4, Sauk Centre 2-6, and Montevideo 0-8.
A recap of the USA game will be highlighted next week.  This week, Benson was set to play Martin County West, Tuesday (yesterday) at Marshall before getting ready for a home doubleheader with Sauk Centre, Friday, and a game at KMS, Saturday (at noon)....

 

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Wed
05
May
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KMS baseball team still undefeated after 7 games

The KMS baseball team improved to 7-0 overall with three conference wins last week.  The Saints shut out Renville County West last Monday night at home, 4-0, and then routed Canby last Tuesday, 14-4, before ending the week with a 6-2 victory at home over Lac qui Parle, Thursday.
Brody Forsell and Devon Swanson had two hits each during the win over RCW, while Isaac Rudningen and Jared Cortez had three hits each against Canby, and Isaac Call had a two-run homer and Alex Call earned his fourth win of the season during the victory over Lac qui Parle.
The Saints go on the road this week with a game at Dawson-Boyd, Tuesday (yesterday), a game at BBE, Friday, and the BBE Invitational, Saturday.

 

Wed
05
May
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Boys tennis team improves to 6-0 overall

he Benson-KMS boys tennis team is off to a 6-0 start after winning matches against LQP/Dawson-Boyd (6-1) and Montevideo (6-1) during the week and also winning twice at a triangular at Moorhead, Saturday against Crookston (4-3) and East Grand Forks (5-2).
Benson-KMS, has four matches this week, beginning with a match at Minnewaska Area, Monday, a dual at MACCRAY, Tuesday (yesterday), and a home contest with Osakis, Thursday (tomorrow) and ending with a home match against St. Cloud Cathedral/St. John’s Prep, Friday.
So far this season, Peyton LeClair is 6-0, while Hunter LeClair, Taylor Duncan, and Max Young are all 5-1, and Tyler Hadfield and Andrew Olson are both 4-1.

Stephen Orsten returns a shot at the net during a recent win in Benson at third doubles.

Wed
05
May
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Maurer, Johnson lead girls golf at WCC meets

Stacy Johnson and Alissa Maurer tied for third overall in a WCC meet at Glenwood last Tuesday.  The Benson girls golf team competed in WCC meet at Morris and Glenwood last week, and both golfers also finished among the top seven at Morris.
Minnewaska Area-BBE won both team titles at Morris and Glenwood to widen its lead through four of the seven conference meets.

 

Pictured are: From left to right are members of the girls golf team, Gracie Mulder, Molly Jones, Alissa Maurer, Stacy Johnson and coach Adam Jensen.

Wed
05
May
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Braves split doubleheader with Minnewaska Area

At left:  Isaac Minchow pitches for the Braves during the first game of a doubleheader against Minnewaska Area last Tuesday night.  In the background is shortstop Patrick Minchow.

The Benson baseball team suffered its first two losses of the season last week.  The Braves split a doubleheader at Minnewaska Area last Tuesday night, 6-5 and 0-4, and also lost at Renville County West, Friday, 5-4.
The Braves, who are 3-1 in the WCC and 5-2 overall, have three games scheduled this week beginning with a doubleheader at home against Montevideo, Tuesday (yesterday) and a non-conference game at home, Saturday against Upsala-Swanville Area.

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Wed
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Track teams both second at BOLD Invitational

The Benson-KMS track and field teams competed at the BOLD Invitational, Thursday night, and both teams came within a few points of earning team titles during the four-team meet.
BOLD-BLHS won both team titles by a half point over Benson-KMS and Montevideo in the boys competition, and by three points over Benson-KMS in the girls meet.
Makenna Kelley won the girls 100 meter hurdles, while Izzy Wirth won the 400 meter dash, Beth Feder won the 3200 meter run, Benson-KMS won the girls 800, 1600, and 3200 meter relays, Abe Peterson won the boys 400 meter dash, Landon Thompson won the 800....

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