Riding big second and third quarters, the third-seeded St. James High School girls’ basketball team bowled over sixth-seeded Salem 64-35 Monday, Dec. 14 in the first round of the ninth annual Sullivan Peoples Bank Holiday Classic Tournament.
Logan Sparks, a 6-4 junior forward, scored the game-winning layup with :14 remaining following a steal by junior guard Chris Boone to lift the St. James High School boys’ basketball team to a 48-47 victory at New Haven in the Four Rivers Conference opener for both teams.
The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) released its winter sports classifications and district groupings Friday, Dec. 11 and for the first time ever the Missouri basketball field will be divided into six classes.
The St. James High School wrestling team took a partial lineup to the Union Boys’ Tournament Saturday, Dec. 12, and placed 15th.
The St. James Middle School eighth-grade boys’ basketball team split a pair of games last week.
The Steelville and St. James varsity girls basketball teams both earned victories in the first round of the Peoples Bank Holiday Classic tournament in Sullivan Monday, while Cuba lost its opening game.