After five losses to close out the regular season and still dealing with personnel issues, not a lot was expected of the St. James Lady Tigers in the postseason, even if they were the No. 1 seed and host of the Missouri Class 3 District 4 Tournament.
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With a mostly inexperienced varsity lineup coming back and the loss of all but one of his main scorers to graduation from last season’s 20-win squad, St. James High School boys’ basketball head coach Ben Smith was bracing for the dreaded ‘R’ season.
As in rebuilding season.
St. James High School junior guard Andrew Branson was the top vote-getter for the All-Missouri Class 3 District 4 Tournament boys’ basketball team, which was announced on Monday.
Coach Jami Engelbrecht is excited to get this St. James Middle School volleyball season started.
With injuries and other ailments suffered by his players throughout the season – including his own daughter – 2018-19 has no doubt been the most challenging campaign of St. James High School girls’ basketball head coach Terry Wells’ career. Which probably makes the most recent Lady Tigers’ district championship performance also the sweetest in his career as well.