Illinois High School Basketball - Carterville knocked off by SpartaFebruary 15, 2020: Sparta, IL 62286
The Sparta Bulldogs basketball team scored 71 points and held the visiting Carterville Lions to 59 in the Bulldogs league triumph on Saturday.
The Bulldogs now sport a 13-14 record. They put it on the line next when they travel to Anna-Jonesboro for a Southern Illinois River-to-River - Mississippi contest on Friday, February 21. Sparta will meet a Wildcats team coming off a 45-42 league win over DuQuoin (DuQuoin, IL). The Wildcats record now stands at 11-18.
The Lions (12-15) will now prepare for their contest against Harrisburg (Harrisburg, IL). The Bulldogs enter the non-league contest with a 9-14 record. In their last contest, Harrisburg was topped by Murphysboro (Murphysboro, IL), 61-37, in a league outing.