The Carterville Lions have struggled from time to time this season, playing .500 ball most of the season. However in SIRR Conference play, the Lions have played some of their best games of the season entering Friday's road game at Massac Co with a 4-2 record in Ohio division play.
Massac County entered Fridays game with a 4-3 conference mark and 19-7 this season and were coming off a blowout win on the road at Herrin Tuesday night 68-46.
Back on January 5th, the Patriots came to Carterville and gave the Lions one of their two conference losses 55-48, setting up last night's rematch.
Here is the game recap:
The Lions will face Murphysboro on Thursday night for the chance to win the conference title outright on the final night of the regular season. It will Senior Night for the Carterville Lions.