Missouri High School Basketball - Smithville can't hold off Benton
(January 5, 2012: St. Joseph, MO 64504) The Benton Cardinals basketball team scored 61 points and held the visiting Smithville Warriors to 56 in the Cardinals league triumph on Thursday.
The Cardinals now sport a 1-11 record. They put it on the line next when they host Heartland Christian for a non-league contest on Friday, January 6. Benton will meet a team coming off a 57-25 non-league loss to Essex (Essex, IA). The record now stands at 1-8.
The Warriors (2-5) will now prepare for their contest against St. Pius X (Kansas City, MO). The Warriors enter the non-league contest with a 2-6 record.