Illinois High School Basketball - Herrin edges BentonDecember 7, 2018: Herrin, IL 62948
The Herrin Tigers (Herrin, IL) basketball nipped the visiting Benton Rangers (Benton, IL), 42-40 in Friday's league test.
The Tigers (4-2) will now prepare for their test against Murphysboro (Murphysboro, IL). The Red Devils go into the Southern Illinois River-to-River - Ohio test with a 5-1 record.
The Rangers now own a 5-1 record. They play next when they host Carmi-White County for a non-league test on Wednesday, December 12. Benton will encounter a Bulldogs squad coming off a 54-52 league loss to Johnston City (Johnston City, IL). The Bulldogs record now stands at 1-5.