Illinois High School Basketball - Zion-Benton nips Highland Park
(December 13, 2008: Highland Park, IL 60035) Fans at Saturday's non-league challenge between the Zion-Benton Zee-Bees (Zion, IL) and the host Highland Park Giants (Highland Park, IL), saw Zion-Benton's basketball squad hold off Highland Park by a score of 55-52.
With the victory, Zion-Benton improves its record to 2-6 on the campaign. The Zee-Bees travel to Wauconda (Wauconda, IL) to battle the Bulldogs in a non-league challenge on Tuesday, December 16. The Bulldogs come into the challenge with a record of 7-0. Wauconda won 61-45 in their recent league challenge against Antioch (Antioch, IL)
Next up, the Giants battle the Loyola Academy Ramblers (Wilmette, IL) in a non-league challenge, on Tuesday, December 16. Highland Park will attempt to improve on its 5-5 season record. The Ramblers come into the challenge with a 7-0 record after their 60-25 league win over Resurrection (Chicago, IL).