The St. James boys and girls basketball teams will be playing for district championship on Friday night. After the Lady Tigers won their semifinal game on Tuesday, the Tigers won Wednesday night to reach the finals.
The Steelville High School boys and girls basketball teams will both be playing for a district championship on Friday. The Cardinals and Lady Cardinals each entered the Class 3 District 3 tourney, which is being held in Herculaneum this week, as the number-one seeds.
The Steelville High School boys basketball teams closed out their regular season at home on February 20 with a sweep over Vienna. The varsity headed into district tournament play with a record of 22-2 and won their fourth straight Gasconade Valley Conference (GVC) championship with a perfect 5-0 mark.
The varsity Lady Cardinals basketball team at Steelville High School closed out their regular season with three straight victories on consecutive night to end their regular season with a record of 20-5. They also captured their third straight Gasconade Valley Conference (GVC) championship on a night when junior Sydney Booker passed the 1,000-point scoring mark for her career.
The Cuba High School varsity Lady Wildcats closed out their regular season last week with a pair of Gasconade Valley Conference (GVC) wins over Vienna and Bourbon. The girls are playing in the district tournament this week.
For the second time this season, the Cuba High School varsity boys basketball team defeated Bourbon on a last-second shot as they got past the Warhawks 60-59 to close out the regular season on February 20. And for the second time, it was senior Luke Elrod who hit the winning shot.