Illinois High School Basketball - Benton crushes Johnston CityDecember 3, 2019: Johnston City, IL 62951
Benton Rangers (Benton, IL) backers were in high spirits Tuesday as they witnessed their basketball squad bounce the host Johnston City Indians (Johnston City, IL), 59-33 in a non-league bout.
With the win, Benton upgrades its record to 1-0 on the season. The Rangers travel to Anna-Jonesboro (Anna, IL) to play the Wildcats in a non-league bout on Friday, December 6. The Wildcats go into the bout with a record of 2-1. Anna-Jonesboro won 52-33 in their recent non-league bout against Hamilton County (McLeansboro, IL)
Next up, the Indians play the Hardin County Cougars (Elizabethtown, IL) in a non-league bout, on Friday, December 6. Johnston City will attempt to upgrade on its 0-2 season record. The Cougars go into the bout with a 0-1 record after their 68-47 non-league loss to Anna-Jonesboro (Anna, IL).