Perryville topped visiting New Athens 57-47 Wednesday.
Missed free throws factored heavily into the Yellow Jackets loss to the Pirates. The Yellow Jackets made only 3-7 (43 percent), while the Pirates connected on 14 of 24. Bryce Weibrecht was the leading scorer for Perryville with 21 points and Ross Moldenhauer added 19. Vince Kiefer led the way for New Athens with 14 points and Chris Weber added 12.
The leading rebounder for New Athens was Vince Kiefer (11)
Perryville (16-4) plays at home against Saxony Lutheran on Saturday at 7 p.m. New Athens (8-12) plays at home against Chester on Saturday at 6 p.m.