Illinois High School Basketball - Newton topped by Richland CountyFebruary 8, 2019: Olney, IL 62450
The Richland County Tigers basketball team scored 62 points and restricted the visiting Newton Eagles to 49 in the Tigers league victory on Friday.
The Tigers now sport a 20-4 record. They put it on the line next when they host Mt. Carmel for a non-league contest on Monday, February 11. Richland County will battle a Golden Aces team coming off a 65-54 league loss to Jasper (Jasper, IN). The Golden Aces record now stands at 12-13.
The Eagles (6-18) will now prepare for their contest against Pana (Pana, IL). The Panthers come into the non-league contest with a 11-17 record. In their last contest, Pana was defeated by Hillsboro (Hillsboro, IL), 68-61, in a league contest.