By Mike Monahan
ARTHUR – The Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond boys basketball team extended its winning streak to four games by beating Cumberland January 30 56-47 and last Friday topped Tri-County 64-50. The Knights improved to 9-16 overall and 3-4 in the Lincoln Prairie Conference.
The girls started the week with an easy 41-8 triumph over Villa Grove on January 29 in a LPC game. However, the Knights lost to Marshall 59-31 in a non-conference game on January 30 at Marshall. Last Thursday ALAH fell to Tri-County 66-42 in a conference game at Arthur. The Knights, 16-12, With Arthur’s win over Villa Grove it guaranteed them of a winning season. The Knights have not had a losing season since 2009-10 when they went 1-22.