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BOLD’s Seth Tersteeg (10) looks to go up for a shot against stout defense by Benson’s Logan Flegel, left, and Aaron Ahrndt, center, during a West Central Conference game on Tuesday in Bird Island. Tribune photo by Tom Larson

Boys Basketball: Benson slips past BOLD in key WCS battle


BIRD ISLAND — Benson erased a three-point halftime deficit by putting up 37 second-half points and the Braves won 64-60 on the road featuring two of the West Central Conference’s top teams so far this season.

The Braves shot 50 percent from the field, despite 3-of-12 3-point shooting, and Benson’s defense limited the BOLD offense to 40 percent shooting from the field.

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