Illinois High School Basketball - Meridian topped by BentonJanuary 19, 2019: Benton, IL 62812
The Meridian Bobcats basketball team (Mounds, IL), dropped 59-51 in Saturday's non-league battle with the host Benton Rangers (Benton, IL)
The Rangers now sport a 16-5 record. They put it on the line next when they host Pinckneyville for a non-league battle on Monday, January 21. Benton will battle a Panthers team coming off a 64-39 non-league win over Carlyle (Carlyle, IL). The Panthers record now stands at 20-2.
The Bobcats (4-10) will now prepare for their battle against Elverado (Elkville, IL). The Falcons come into the South Egyptian battle with a 15-6 record.