Illinois High School Basketball - Benton over Massac CountyFebruary 15, 2020: Benton, IL 62812
Fans at Saturday's league challenge between the Benton Rangers (Benton, IL) and the visiting Massac County Patriots (Metropolis, IL), saw Benton's basketball squad overcome Massac County by a tally of 43-34.
With the victory, Benton improves its record to 23-7 on the campaign. The Rangers host Murphysboro (Murphysboro, IL) to confront the Red Devils in a Southern Illinois River-to-River - Ohio challenge on Friday, February 21. The Red Devils enter the game with a record of 22-6.
With the defeat, Massac County moves to 22-6 on the year. The Patriots travel to Eldorado (Eldorado, IL) to face the Eagles in a non-league game on Tuesday, February 18. The Eagles enter the game with a record of 19-8. Eldorado won 58-46 in their recent league game against Johnston City (Johnston City, IL)