Pirates post victory on homecoming

Sunday, October 15, 2006

Perryville edge Herculaneum 7-6 for a homecoming victory Saturday afternoon to climb over .500.

Perryville (4-3) finished its MAFC White Division schedule with a 2-3 mark. The Pirates host Dexter in district play Friday.

Kris Cottner led the Perryville with 88 yards rushing on 12 carries. Brian Birchler added 49 yards and scored the Pirates' touchdown.

Waylon Sparkman and Tyler Bauwens each had 13 tackles, and Sparkmen had an interception.

The Pirates had only 177 yards of offense, but their defense allowed just 169 yards to Herculaneum (1-6, 0-5).

"We didn't play our best, but we found a way to win," Perryille coach Rick Chastain said. "I credit our defense, they were flying all over the place out there."

-- From staff reports

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