Illinois High School Basketball - Coal City holds off WestmontJanuary 17, 2019: Coal City, IL 60416
Fans at Thursday's league challenge between the Coal City Coalers (Coal City, IL) and the visiting Westmont Sentinels (Westmont, IL), saw Coal City's basketball squad hold off Westmont by a tally of 43-40.
With the victory, Coal City improves its record to 8-15 on the campaign. The Coalers travel to Plano (Plano, IL) to confront the Reapers in a non-league challenge on Monday, January 21. The Reapers come into the challenge with a record of 16-6. Plano lost 34-28 in their recent league challenge against Herscher (Herscher, IL)
Next up, the Sentinels confront the Manteno Panthers (Manteno, IL) in a non-league challenge, on Wednesday, January 23. Westmont will attempt to improve on its 3-13 season record. The Panthers come into the challenge with a 6-20 record after their 44-33 non-league win over Wilmington (Wilmington, IL).