After getting off to a hot start against the Salem Lady Tigers, the Cuba Lady Wildcats let a second half lead get away from them in a 57-53 loss at home on Monday, February 4.
For the second straight year, the Steelville Lady Cardinals are the champions of the Newburg Girls Basketball Invitational Tournament. The Lady Cards dominated their competition last week, winning three games by an average of nearly 21 points, and are 13-7 on the season.
With five games left on their schedule, the Steelville High School varsity boys basketball team is now 14-3 after splitting a pair of games last week. The Cardinals fell to Union at home, but got a conference win in Bourbon.
The St. James High School boys’ basketball team put together a big non-conference win Monday, Feb. 4, cooling down the Steelville Cardinals 64-60 at St. James High. St. James improved to 12-9 while Steelville fell to 14-4.
St. James High School senior Mikaela Donnelly has been one of the top catchers in the area the past couple of seasons. But with the versatility she brings, Donnelly is not sure where she will play in the field at the collegiate level, although she now knows what school she’ll be playing at.
The St. Clair High School girls’ basketball team posted its 10th consecutive victory on Monday, Feb. 4, knocking off Four-Rivers Conference rival St. James 63-34 at St. Clair. St. Clair improved to 15-5. The short-handed St. James Lady Tigers fall to 10-12 overall and 2-2 in the FRC.