The Steelville Middle School boys’ basketball teams closed out their 2018 season with a pair of games last week and just missed finishing the year unbeaten. The Cardinals combined for a record of 27-1.
The varsity Lady Cardinals basketball team at Steelville High School is now 3-1 after splitting a pair of games last week. The SHS girls took their first loss of the season at Owensville, but bounced back to win another game on the road at Richland.
The Steelville High School varsity boys’ basketball team reached the third-place game at the Fifth Annual Sullivan FCNB Bank-It Tournament last week, but couldn’t get past Waynesville in the final round. The Cards opened the tourney with a victory over St. James, but lost to eventual champions Farmington in the semifinals.
The Steelville High School varsity girls’ basketball team has played two games to start the season, both against key district opponents, and the Lady Cardinals are now 2-0. After defeating Dixon to open the season on November 20, the SHS girls earned a sweep over Grandview at home on November 27.
The Steelville Middle School boys’ basketball teams earned two more sweeps last week, getting wins on the road over Owensville and Bland.
The Cardinals traveled to Owensville on November 29 and won both games over the Dutchmen. The A Team took a 46-34 victory after the B Team had won 46-32.