Illinois High School Basketball - Father McGivney Catholic nips New AthensDecember 4, 2021: New Athens, IL 62264
Father McGivney Catholic Griffins (Glen Carbon, IL) backers were pleased Saturday as they saw their basketball squad hold off the host New Athens Yellow Jackets (New Athens, IL), 68-64 in a non-league bout.
With the victory, Father McGivney Catholic upgrades its record to 2-1 on the campaign. The Griffins travel to Civic Memorial (Bethalto, IL) to play the Eagles in a non-league bout on Tuesday, December 7. The Eagles come into the bout with a record of 0-5. Civic Memorial lost 65-41 in their recent league bout against Jersey (Jerseyville, IL)
Next up, the Yellow Jackets play the Gibault Catholic Hawks (Waterloo, IL) in a non-league bout, on Tuesday, December 7. New Athens will attempt to upgrade on its 1-2 season record. The Hawks come into the bout with a 2-1 record after their 47-44 non-league loss to Freeburg (Freeburg, IL).