Arizona High School Basketball - Morenci nips BensonJanuary 31, 2019: Benson, AZ 85602
Fans at Thursday's league challenge between the Morenci Wildcats (Morenci, AZ) and the host Benson Bobcats (Benson, AZ), saw Morenci's basketball squad hold off Benson by a tally of 60-58.
With the victory, Morenci improves its record to 6-13 on the campaign. The Wildcats host Tombstone (Tombstone, AZ) to play the Yellow Jackets in a 2A East challenge on Friday, February 1. The Yellow Jackets come into the challenge with a record of 0-19. Tombstone lost 34-26 in their recent league challenge against Willcox (Willcox, AZ)
Next up, the Bobcats play the St. David Tigers (St. David, AZ) in a non-league challenge, on Friday, February 1. Benson will attempt to improve on its 14-9 season record. The Tigers come into the challenge with a 13-6 record after their 63-43 league win over Valley Union (Elfrida, AZ).