(SAINT JOSEPH, Mo.) The boys of Benton and Lafayette meet for the second time this season tonight on the north side of St. Joseph.
The Fighting Irish (16-3, 3-0) took the first meeting at Benton (5-14, 1-2) by a final of 72-17, the most lopsided margin for either squad this season.
The Cardinals have picked up all five of their wins since then, including three of their last four and are coming off a 41-37 battle over Chillicothe Friday.
Lafayette has won four straight since dropping consecutive games for the only time this year. They've outscored MEC foes Savannah and Cameron 136-79 in their last two victories.