Illinois High School Basketball - Benton thwarts Hamilton CountyJanuary 14, 2019: Benton, IL 62812
The Benton Rangers (Benton, IL) basketball knocked off the visiting Hamilton County Foxes (McLeansboro, IL), 50-37 in Monday's non-league test.
The Rangers (13-5) will now prepare for their test against Sesser-Valier (Sesser, IL). The Red Devils go into the non-league test with a 12-3 record. In their last test, Sesser-Valier notched a victory over Carlyle (Carlyle, IL), 62-38, in a non-league test.
The Foxes now own a 1-14 record. They play next when they travel to Pinckneyville for a non-league test on Wednesday, January 16. Hamilton County will encounter a Panthers squad coming off a 67-24 non-league win over Meridian (Mounds, IL). The Panthers record now stands at 17-2.