Illinois High School Basketball - Benton tops FrankfortFebruary 7, 2020: Benton, IL 62812
Benton Rangers (Benton, IL) backers were pleased Friday as they saw their basketball squad knock off the visiting Frankfort Redbirds (West Frankfort, IL), 56-45 in a league bout.
With the victory, Benton upgrades its record to 19-7 on the campaign. The Rangers travel to Edwards County (Albion, IL) to play the Lions in a non-league bout on Saturday, February 8. The Lions enter the match with a record of 5-19. Edwards County lost 50-47 in their recent league match against Hamilton County (McLeansboro, IL)
With the defeat, Frankfort moves to 7-17 on the year. The Redbirds host Norris City-Omaha-Enfield (Norris City, IL) to meet the Fighting Cardinals in a non-league match on Saturday, February 8. The Fighting Cardinals enter the match with a record of 17-6. Norris City-Omaha-Enfield won 49-31 in their recent non-league match against Webber (Bluford, IL)