Illinois High School Basketball - Hamilton County can't hold off BentonDecember 2, 2019: McLeansboro, IL 62859
The Benton Rangers basketball team scored 43 points and restricted the host Hamilton County Foxes to 38 in the Rangers non-league victory on Monday.
The Rangers now sport a 1-0 record. They put it on the line next when they travel to Johnston City for a non-league contest on Tuesday, December 3. Benton will battle a Indians team coming off a 89-43 non-league loss to Goreville (Goreville, IL). The Indians record now stands at 0-1.
The Foxes (0-1) will now prepare for their contest against Anna-Jonesboro (Anna, IL). The Wildcats come into the non-league contest with a 1-1 record. In their last contest, Anna-Jonesboro edged Hardin County (Elizabethtown, IL), 68-47, in a non-league contest.