Benton downs Du Quoin, 59-48

Chloe Hill led Du Quoin with 15 points against Benton. (David Hill Photos) /

January 12, 2018

  (Du Quoin, Ill.) - Benton's Mady Wallace and Ebriessa Casey each topped 20 points and the Rangerettes knocked off the Lady Indians 59-48 on Thursday night in Du Quoin.
  Benton started well and ended well, putting up 17 points in the first quarter, and 18 in the fourth. Du Quoin trailed at each break, 17-12, 27-24, and 41-34. Casey hit five threes for Benton, and the Rangerettes had 8 trifectas on the night.
  The Lady Indians were led by Chloe Hill's 15 points. Elizabeth Bird and Grace Haney each added 9 points, Morgan Bullar 5, Bailey Harsy 4, Katie Smith and Meryn Gross 3 apiece.
  Du Quoin was set to play at Trico on Saturday, but weather and bad road conditions forced the postponement of the ball game. The Lady Indians' next scheduled contest is January 22 at Sesser-Valier.

(David Hill Photos -


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