Illinois High School Basketball - New Athens nipped by ValmeyerJanuary 31, 2017: New Athens, IL 62264
The Valmeyer Pirates tipped the host New Athens Yellow Jackets basketball team by a final score of 47-46 in Tuesday's league game.
In their next game, the Pirates face the Marissa/Coulterville Meteors (Marissa, IL) in a Cahokia - Kaskaskia game, on Friday, February 3. Valmeyer will attempt to move on its 10-9 season record. The Meteors enter the game with a 12-8 record after their 71-65 league win over Steeleville (Steeleville, IL).
With the defeat, New Athens moves to 5-15 on the year. The Yellow jackets travel to Lebanon (Lebanon, IL) to face the Greyhounds in a Cahokia - Kaskaskia game on Friday, February 3. The Greyhounds enter the game with a record of 7-15. Lebanon lost 86-35 in their recent non-league game against Okawville (Okawville, IL)