Nov 17, 2023

Benton girls' basketball wins city jamboree Thursday

Posted Nov 17, 2023 5:17 AM
Photo by Chris Roush.
Photo by Chris Roush.


St. Joseph Post

The Benton girls' basketball team took first in the girls' basketball city jamboree at the MWSU Fieldhouse Thursday.

The Cardinals, who took second in Class 4 at state last season, won the last game of the night over Lafayette, 19-18. Benton sealed the victory with Emma Loehnig's buzzer beater shot from the baseline.

Benton also beat Bishop LeBlond 19-12 and Central 26-4.

Other scores from Thursday
Lafayette 24 Central 8
Lafayette 11 LeBlond 5
LeBlond 12 Central 5

The Irish took second place with two wins. The boys' city jamboree is Friday night at 5:30 at the MWSU Fieldhouse.