A red-hot run to start the fourth quarter was the difference that allowed the top-seeded Blair Oaks Falcons—the state’s top-ranked Class 3 team—to come from behind and defeat third-seeded host St. James 46-43 in the championship game of the 75th annual St. James Tournament on Saturday.
The St. James High School wrestling team finished sixth in the 13-school boys division and ninth in the 19-school girls division during the Fifth Annual St. Clair Classic, held Saturday, Jan. 25, at St. Clair High School.
Junior guard Riley Whitener canned a long three-pointer with one second remaining to give the St. James High School girls’ basketball team a 45-43 non-conference victory over the Fatima Comets on Monday at St. James.
A pair of non-conference opponents took on the Cuba High School girls basketball teams recently. The Lady Wildcats earned a home sweep over Northwest on Monday, but were swept at West County on January 13.
boys basketball teams got just one game in last week after weather canceled a scheduled contest at Capital City on Friday. On January 14, the Wildcats traveled to St. James where they were swept by the Tigers.
In a tournament full of upsets, the St. James High School girls basketball team finally stopped the madness in the championship game of the Fatima Comet Classic, but just barely.