It’s Championship Game Day!!! Even if you didn’t get a ticket for the game, you can still come line the streets and send the boys off as they leave the school at 11:00 AM. It’s a great day to be a Ranger!
The baseball team will be leaving the school at 11:00 AM tomorrow morning, heading to Centralia for the state championship game. If you want to come line the street to cheer them on, just remember to maintain a safe social distance and/or wear a mask. Go Rangers!
One option for radio broadcast of Tuesday’s game can be found using the following link: http://www.citylinktv.com/channel/salem-wjbd-tv/. If other options become available, I’ll share those as well.
State Championship game information. Location: Centralia Rotary Park, vs Salem. Time: 1:00 PM, remain in cars until Benton takes the field. Attendance: you must have a ticket to attend. Players will receive tickets at practice on Monday. SIJHSAA state series guidelines apply.
The Benton Rangers are heading to the State Championship with a 6-4 win over Highland!!! The championship game will be at 1:00 PM on Tuesday vs Salem.
Benton heads to the bottom of the 9th with a 6-4 lead.
No change in the 8th. Heading to the 9th, 4-4.
We’re all tied up 4-4 after the 7th.
Heading to the 7th, Benton leads 2-1.
After 5, Benton leads 2-1.
No change after 4. Benton leads 2-0
Benton scores 2 in the third and holds Highland to take a 2-0 going into the 4th.
No score after two.
After the 1st inning, Benton and Highland are tied up 0-0.
Good morning! If you have a ticket to today’s baseball game, don’t forget your lawn chair. Baseball parking will be in the east lot and fans won’t be allowed to exit vehicles and approach the field until 12:30PM at the earliest. Let’s have a great day cheering on the Rangers!
LATEST BASEBALL NEWS! Tuesday’s game will see the number of fan tickets decreased to 75 per team. This comes from the IDPH. I will provide more information about ticket distribution once I receive them.
The following is the most update information that I have for the state baseball tournament tomorrow. Location: Centralia Rotary Park. Game Time: 1:00 PM vs Highland (the game will not start before 1:00 PM). Arrival: Remain in your vehicles until you see Benton take the field for warm-ups. The earliest that teams and fans will be allowed to approach the field is 12:30 PM (as long as the first game finishes on time). Tickets: Players each received 5 tickets that allow fans to purchase admission once at the game. If you do not have one of these tickets when you arrived at the gate, you will be turned away. Please check out www.sijhsaa.com for a complete list of guidelines for the state tournament. If you have any questions, feel free to email me at email@example.com. Good luck Rangers!
The SIJHSAA continues to release more information as it becomes available about the Final 4 state baseball tournament in Centralia, at Rotary Park. Our first round game will be on 10/10/20 vs. Highland (1:00PM). Spectators must have a ticket to attend. The ticket distribution process and all other details will be provide to players/families at the start of practice today.
Congratulations the our Regional Champion baseball team! Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available and watch www.sijhsaa.com for additional updates.
We have a busy day for BGS fall sports. The cross country team will be running varsity races against Harrisburg and West Frankfort starting at 3:00 PM in the park. The baseball team will begin their quarterfinal state game at 4:00 PM at Du Quoin High School. Please continue to follow SIJHSAA/IDPH guidelines so that our students will continue to have the opportunity to compete. Good luck to all of our athletes, coaches and teams!