Illinois High School Basketball - Benton edges Massac CountyJanuary 4, 2019: Metropolis, IL 62960
The Benton Rangers (Benton, IL) basketball nipped the host Massac County Patriots (Metropolis, IL), 40-35 in Friday's league test.
The Rangers (11-4) will now prepare for their test against Livingston Central (Smithland, KY). The Cardinals go into the non-league test with a 3-5 record.
The Patriots now own a 11-5 record. They play next when they travel to Hardin County for a non-league test on Saturday, January 5. Massac County will encounter a Cougars squad coming off a 61-31 league loss to Thompsonville (Thompsonville, IL). The Cougars record now stands at 6-5.