Illinois High School Basketball - Central can't hold off Hampshire
(January 7, 2012: Crystal Lake, IL 60014) The Central Tigers basketball team (Crystal Lake, IL), was nudged 52-47 in Saturday's league battle with the visiting Hampshire Whip-Purs (Hampshire, IL)
The Whip-Purs now possess a 8-6 record. They play next when they travel to Grayslake Central for a Fox Valley - Fox battle on Friday, January 13. Hampshire will meet a Rams team coming off a 53-30 non-league win over Cary-Grove (Cary, IL). The Rams record now stands at 8-5.
The Tigers (11-3) will now prepare for their battle against Woodstock North (Woodstock, IL). The Thunder come into the Fox Valley - Fox battle with a 2-11 record. In their last battle, Woodstock North was nudged by Grayslake North (Grayslake, IL), 53-43, in a league battle.