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Fort Benton boys, girls stay undefeated with sweep of Chester-Joplin-Inverness

Posted at 10:45 PM, Jan 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-17 12:37:32-05

FORT BENTON — The Fort Benton girls and boys basketball teams continued their red-hot starts to the 2019-20 season, sweeping Chester-Joplin-Inverness at home on Thursday.

The Longhorn girls won 63-4. Fort Benton allowed just one field goal to CJI, a third-quarter layup to sophomore Averie Mattson. Ten Longhorns found their way into the scoring column, led by McKenzie Clark with 14 points.

The Fort Benton boys won 78-38. Garett Diekhans scored 21, while his younger brother Hayden scored 12. Kyle Harmon led CJI with 11 points.

Each Fort Benton team moves to 9-0 overall and 6-0 in District 9C play.

The CJI girls fall to 2-5 overall, 1-5 in conference.

The CJI boys fall to 4-5, 2-4 in conference.