Boys’ Basketball Roundup – Dec. 8

Boys’ Basketball Roundup – Dec. 8

photo - Before loading up into the bus to head back home, Valmeyer players find humor in a Homecoming Week poster hanging in the New Athens’ gym. The boys are Owen Miller, Philip Reinhardt, Andrew Whipple, Cole Juelfs and Michael Chism.   – photo by Maggi Rippelmeyer

Valmeyer spoiled New Athens’ Homecoming Game by beating the Yellow Jackets 62-44. The Pirates (4-4) were led in scoring by Michael Chism (17) and Owen Miller (14). VHS next plays Friday, Dec. 15 – their home opener against Dupo.

In other local games, Gibault lost at home to Metro East Lutheran by a score of 50-43. Waterloo lost their home opener to Triad – 56-53.

After the Pirates’ victory at New Athens, Valmeyer cheerleaders get a laugh from a Homecoming Week poster in the Yellow Jackets’ hallway. – photo by Maggi Rippelmeyer