Broncos defeat Sangamon Valley and Tri-County, lose to Mt. Zion

Braves senior Dylan Roberts (10) drives around CGB defender Zach Rogers (1).

The Cerro Gordo-Bement boys basketball team had a busy week with three games at home in four days past week.

The Broncos hosted Mt. Zion on Wednesday and lost in a close one 49-45 giving CGB their second defeat.

The Braves led at the end of the first quarter 15-12 and took a 30-19 lead into the break. A strong third quarter for the Broncos gave them the led 32-31 going into the final period but Mt. Zion held on for the win. Jessee Quick and Connor Brown each had 17 points on the night.

On Friday the Broncos played host to Sangamon Valley and won big 62-28. Senior JD Benson was high scorer with 17 points followed by teammate Zach Rogers finishing with 12 points.

Saturday’s matchup against Tri-County was closer but the Broncos knocked off the Titans 61-52. Three CGB players finished in double digit scoring.

Connor Brown led with 19 points, Jessee Quick contributed 13 points, and Zach Rogers finished with 11 points.

CGB senior will be held this Friday night in Bement as the Broncos will host the Arcola Purple Riders.

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