The seeds held up in the championship and third-place games of the 76th annual St. James Tournament Friday, Jan. 22.
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The month of January on the court came to an abrupt end for the St. James High School boys’ basketball team Monday, Jan. 18.
For the second time in as many weeks the 76th annual St. James Boys’ Basketball Tournament has had to rework its schedule and bracket due to COVID-19 quarantines.
Top-seeded host Fatima needed every second of regulation to catch up to the St. James Lady Tigers in the championship game of the Lady Comet Classic Saturday, Jan. 16 and ended up winning the title by clipping the Lady Tigers 67-61 in overtime.
The St. James High School wrestling team opened a busy week last week by placing fifth in the Four Rivers Conference Meet Tuesday, Jan. 12 at St. Clair. Sullivan won the FRC team title with 129 points while Pacific was second with 115, St. Clair third with 104, Union fourth with 85 and St. James fifth with 59.5.
The St. James Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball team was beaten by Pacific 41-24 Monday.