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  • YME wins third game of the season 90-66.
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    YME 90, Benson 66
    The Yellow Medicine East boys basketball team tallied a third win of the season at the Friday night home game, upsetting the Benson Braves 90-66.
    Ahead by eight at the half, the Sting expanded their lead to an impressive 24 points by the end of the night, marking their first West Central Conference win of the season.
    Blake Lindstrom and Chase Richter collected 61 points combined, just five points shy of the entire Braves roster. Lindstrom had 33 points, making five of six three-point attempts, and also led in rebounds with ten.
    The Braves were just below .500 for the season coming into the night with a 9-10 record, led by Aaron Ahrndt with 15 points.
    YME (1-10, 3-18) 38 52 — 90
    Benson (5-7, 9-11) 30 36 — 66
    Yellow Medicine East
    Team statistics – 29-51 FG (7-9 3-pt); 25-36 FT; 33 rebounds; 17 fouls
    Scoring: Austin Vikander 7, Grant Lalim 6, Blake Lindstrom 33, Chase Richter 28, Tyson Velde 4, Ted Sjurseth 2, Logan DeBlieck 10 3-point shots: Vikander 1, Lindstrom 5, Richter 1 Rebound leaders: Lindstrom 10, Velde 8 Assist leaders: Vikander 4, Lindstrom 5 Steal leaders: Lindstrom 5, Vikander 2
    Benson
    Team statistics – 22-62 FG (7-21 3-pt); 15-25 FT; 33 rebounds; 23 fouls
    Scoring: Alex Forsberg 6, Zach Maurer 8, Layton Connelly 11, Adam Lindahl 7, Aaron Ahrndt 15, Ryan Hampton 4, Jacob 11, Logan Flegel 4 3-point shots: Forsberg 2, Connelly 1, Lindahl 1, Ahrndt 3 Rebound leaders: Hampton 8, Ahrndt 4, Christian Larson 4 Assist leaders: Ahrndt 3, Maurer 2 Steal leaders: Maurer 1, Ahrndt 1

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