Illinois High School Basketball - Edwards County overwhelmed by BentonFebruary 8, 2020: Benton, IL 62812
The Edwards County Lions basketball team (Albion, IL), was overwhelmed 69-36 in Saturday's non-league battle with the host Benton Rangers (Benton, IL)
The Rangers now possess a 20-7 record. They put it on the line next when they host DuQuoin for a non-league battle on Tuesday, February 11. Benton will confront a Indians team coming off a 77-35 league loss to Pinckneyville (Pinckneyville, IL). The Indians record now stands at 8-16.
With the defeat, Edwards County moves to 5-20 on the year. The Lions travel to Johnston City (Johnston City, IL) to face the Indians in a Black Diamond - East game on Tuesday, February 11. The Indians enter the game with a record of 7-20. Johnston City lost 60-44 in their recent non-league game against Hardin County (Elizabethtown, IL)