The season came to a close for the two girls on the St. James High School wrestling team over the weekend at the Missouri Girls District 2 Tournament, held Feb. 5-6 at St. Clair.
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Senior Makayla Case of St. James High School will continue her volleyball career in college.
Case, during a signing ceremony last week at STJ High School, signed to attend and play volleyball at East Central College, a junior college headquartered in Union.
During the bus trip traveling down I-44, Kenzie Guese and Devin Fuhring found themselves discussing their previous games in Missouri S&T Gale Bullman Multi-Purpose Building’s Gibson Arena. They remembered dominating teams in the US Bank Holiday Tournament and in sectional playoff action while members of state-ranked St. James High School girls basketball squads.
It was typical Rolla/St. James, with aggressive defense leading the charge.
In a matchup of two of the area’s top high school girls’ basketball teams and old Phelps County rivals, the St. James Lady Tigers took the early lead and kept it most of the way, knocking off the Rolla Lady Bulldogs 68-59 Friday, Jan. 29 at the RHS gym.
The St. James High School wrestling team recorded four dual-meet victories in action last week.
Thursday, Jan. 28 in Wright City the Tigers defeated Christian 59-16 and host Wright City 66-12. And Tuesday, Jan. 26 at Owensville St. James defeated Park Hills Central 39-33 and topped host Owensville 48-30.