Illinois High School Basketball - Jersey holds off Granite CityFebruary 18, 2020: Granite City, IL 62040
The crowd at Tuesday's non-league game between the Jersey Panthers (Jerseyville, IL) and the host Granite City Warriors (Granite City, IL), observed Jersey's basketball team nudge Granite City by a final score of 71-66.
In their next game, the Panthers confront the Highland Bulldogs (Highland, IL) in a Mississippi Valley challenge, on Friday, February 21. Jersey will attempt to improve on its 16-12 season record. The Bulldogs come into the challenge with a 2-24 record after their 32-30 non-league loss to Gibault Catholic (Waterloo, IL).
Next up, the Warriors confront the Mater Dei Knights (Breese, IL) in a non-league challenge, on Friday, February 21. Granite City will attempt to improve on its 13-16 season record. The Knights come into the challenge with a 24-5 record after their 56-27 non-league win over Civic Memorial (Bethalto, IL).