Illinois High School Basketball - Murphysboro holds off ChesterNovember 28, 2018: Murphysboro, IL 62966
Fans at Wednesday's non-league challenge between the Murphysboro Red Devils (Murphysboro, IL) and the visiting Chester Yellowjackets (Chester, IL), saw Murphysboro's basketball team get by Chester by a score of 39-36.
The Red Devils now sport a 3-0 record. They put it on the line next when they host North Tech for a non-league contest on Friday, November 30. Murphysboro will battle a team coming off a 67-58 non-league loss to Lovejoy (Lovejoy, IL). The record now stands at 0-5.
The Yellowjackets (1-1) will now prepare for their contest against Lovejoy (Lovejoy, IL). The Wildcats come into the non-league contest with a 3-3 record. In their last contest, Lovejoy edged North Tech (Florissant, MO), 67-58, in a non-league contest.