Illinois High School Basketball - New Athens nips CobdenJanuary 4, 2017: New Athens, IL 62264
Fans at Wednesday's non-league challenge between the New Athens Yellow Jackets (New Athens, IL) and the visiting Cobden Appleknockers (Cobden, IL), saw New Athens's basketball squad hold off Cobden by a count of 44-42.
With the victory, New Athens upgrades its record to 4-9 on the campaign. The Yellow Jackets travel to Marissa/Coulterville (Marissa, IL) to play the Meteors in a Cahokia - Kaskaskia challenge on Friday, January 6. The Meteors come into the challenge with a record of 5-2. Marissa/Coulterville lost 52-44 in their recent non-league challenge against Woodlawn (Woodlawn, IL)
Next up, the Appleknockers play the Thompsonville (Thompsonville, IL) in a non-league challenge, on Friday, January 20. Cobden will attempt to upgrade on its 2-7 season record.