BENNINGTON, Neb. – The Bennington basketball teams swept Nebraska City in the Pioneers’ season opener Friday night at Bennington High School.
In the girl’s game, the Badgers pulled away for a 41-29 win. Bennington had two players with 9 points apiece, Whitney Wullenwaber and Madelyn Turner.
Nebraska City’s Snezhana Serafimoska led all scorers with 13 points.
Bennington improves to 1-1 on the season, while the Pioneers start 0-1.
Meanwhile, in the boys game, the Badgers went on a 9-0 run to start the game and never looked back in a 78-31 win. Karson Gansebom scored 7 of the first 9 points in the game and ended with 31 total. Joining Gansebom in double figures was Cooper Prososki. He finished with 12 points.
Bryce Levy led the Pioneers with 9 points.
Bennington is now 1-1 and Nebraska City starts 0-1.
As part of a five-game road trip to begin the season, both Pioneer teams will travel to Conestoga on Thursday before playing at Plattsmouth next Friday night. Friday’s games can be heard on KNCY 1600 AM, 105.5 FM and ncn21.com.