Illinois High School Basketball - Carterville nipped by BentonJanuary 26, 2019: Carterville, IL 62918
The Benton Rangers tipped the host Carterville Lions basketball team by a final score of 36-35 in Saturday's non-league game.
In their next game, the Rangers face the Frankfort Redbirds (West Frankfort, IL) in a Southern Illinois River-to-River - Ohio game, on Friday, February 1. Benton will attempt to move on its 17-7 season record.
With the defeat, Carterville moves to 10-14 on the year. The Lions travel to Anna-Jonesboro (Anna, IL) to face the Wildcats in a Southern Illinois River-to-River - Mississippi game on Friday, February 1. The Wildcats enter the game with a record of 6-16. Anna-Jonesboro lost 58-56 in their recent non-league game against Frankfort (West Frankfort, IL)