Illinois High School Basketball - Cumberland nips ArcolaJanuary 26, 2019: Arcola, IL 61910
Cumberland Pirates (Toledo, IL) backers were in high spirits Saturday as they witnessed their basketball squad tip the host Arcola Purple Riders (Arcola, IL), 51-46 in a non-league bout.
With the win, Cumberland upgrades its record to 13-11 on the season. The Pirates host Robinson (Robinson, IL) to play the Maroons in a non-league bout on Tuesday, January 29. The Maroons go into the bout with a record of 7-14. Robinson lost 71-64 in their recent non-league bout against Lawrenceville (Lawrenceville, IL)
Next up, the Purple Riders play the Decatur Lutheran Lions (Decatur, IL) in a Little Okaw Valley - Northwest bout, on Tuesday, January 29. Arcola will attempt to upgrade on its 6-17 season record. The Lions go into the bout with a 12-11 record after their 72-64 non-league win over Kansas/Shiloh/Oakland (Kansas, IL).