Illinois High School Basketball - Hartsburg-Emden nipped by Deer Creek-MackinawDecember 15, 2009: Mackinaw, IL 61755
The Deer Creek-Mackinaw Chiefs tipped the visiting Hartsburg-Emden Staggs basketball team by a final score of 48-41 in Tuesday's non-league game.
In their next game, the Chiefs face the Flanagan Falcons (Flanagan, IL) in a Heart of Illinois game, on Friday, December 18. Deer Creek-Mackinaw will attempt to move on its 4-1 season record. The Falcons enter the game with a 6-3 record after their 61-49 league loss to El Paso-Gridley (El Paso, IL).
With the defeat, Hartsburg-Emden moves to 3-5 on the year. The Staggs travel to Peoria Heights (Peoria Heights, IL) to face the Patriots in a non-league game on Friday, December 18. The Patriots enter the game with a record of 0-4. Peoria Heights lost 54-39 in their recent non-league game against Roanoke-Benson (Roanoke, IL)