The Fredericktown High School Boys basketball team defeated the Herculaneum Blackcats, 56-48, Thursday, at FHS. The Cats trailed 16-12 after one quartered, but knotted the game at 29-29 by halftime.
In the third quarter, the Cats held Herculaneum to just four points and took a 39-33 lead. Fredericktown scored 17 in the fourth to close out the victory.
Friday, the Cats wrapped up their three-game home stand with a 67-40 loss to visiting Perryville.
Fredericktown is at Valle tonight, and hosts Jefferson Dec. 19.