Illinois High School Basketball - Harrisburg knocked off by BentonFebruary 8, 2019: Benton, IL 62812
The Benton Rangers basketball team scored 58 points and held the visiting Harrisburg Bulldogs to 43 in the Rangers league triumph on Friday.
The Rangers now sport a 19-8 record. They put it on the line next when they host Massac County for a Southern Illinois River-to-River - Ohio contest on Saturday, February 9. Benton will battle a Patriots team coming off a 67-35 league loss to Herrin (Herrin, IL). The Patriots record now stands at 15-11.
The Bulldogs (6-19) will now prepare for their contest against Murphysboro (Murphysboro, IL). The Red Devils enter the Southern Illinois River-to-River - Ohio contest with a 18-9 record. In their last contest, Murphysboro ran past Frankfort (West Frankfort, IL), 69-51, in a league contest.