Illinois High School Baseball - Benton nips HerrinApril 11, 2019: Benton, IL 62812
Benton Rangers (Benton, IL) fans exited the stadium thrilled Thursday as they observed their baseball squad hold off the visiting Herrin Tigers (Herrin, IL), 9-8 in a league test.
With the win, Benton upgrades its record to 8-7 on the season. The Rangers travel to East Prairie (East Prairie, MO) to battle the Eagles in a non-league test on Friday, April 12. The Eagles come into the test with a record of 7-2. East Prairie won 4-3 in their recent non-league test against New Madrid County Central (New Madrid, MO)
With the defeat, Herrin falls to 3-10 on the season. The Tigers travel to Massac County (Metropolis, IL) to battle the Patriots in a Southern Illinois River-to-River - Ohio test on Tuesday, April 16. The Patriots come into the test with a record of 5-10.