Illinois High School Basketball - Riverton holds off Pleasant Plains
(February 19, 2010: Riverton, IL 62561) Riverton Hawks (Riverton, IL) backers were in high spirits Friday as they witnessed their basketball squad nip the visiting Pleasant Plains Cardinals (Pleasant Plains, IL), 41-38 in a league bout.
With the win, Riverton upgrades its record to 12-14 on the season. The Hawks travel to Lutheran (Springfield, IL) to play the Crusaders in a non-league bout on Tuesday, February 23. The Crusaders go into the bout with a record of 6-21. Lutheran won 63-56 in their recent league bout against Northwestern (Palmyra, IL)
Next up, the Cardinals play the Auburn Trojans (Auburn, IL) in a non-league bout, on Wednesday, February 24. Pleasant Plains will attempt to improve on its 17-10 season record. The Trojans come into the challenge with a 21-6 record after their 65-61 league win over Williamsville (Williamsville, IL).