Illinois High School Basketball - Jersey can't hold off CentraliaNovember 30, 2019: Centralia, IL 62801
The Centralia Orphans basketball team scored 55 points and held the visiting Jersey Panthers to 48 in the Orphans non-league triumph on Saturday.
The Orphans now sport a 3-0 record. They put it on the line next when they travel to Althoff Catholic for a South Seven contest on Friday, December 6. Centralia will battle a Crusaders team coming off a 47-38 non-league win over Mahomet-Seymour (Mahomet, IL). The Crusaders record now stands at 2-2.
The Panthers (2-2) will now prepare for their contest against Jacksonville (Jacksonville, IL). The Crimsons enter the non-league contest with a 1-2 record. In their last contest, Jacksonville nudged Macomb (Macomb, IL), 32-27, in a non-league contest.