WEST FRANKFORT (WSIL) — It was a battle of the unbeaten teams in West Frankfort Saturday as the Redbirds played host to the Benton Rangers in the 103rd edition of their historic rivalry.
We start in the first quarter, and it’s Tyler Butler rushing into the end-zone for the 1-yard score. The Rangers take a 7 to nothing lead.
It stayed that way until the 3rd quarter — when Benton quarterback Keegan Glover connects with Aiden Newcomb for the touchdown to extend their lead to 14.
Later in the quarter, it’s Butler again taking it to the house for the score to give Benton a 21-0 lead.
West Frankfort couldn’t do much on offense, as the Rangers take the rivalry game 34-6
The Rangers are now 5-0 on the season.