The Steelville varsity girls basketball team battled their way to the finals of the 64th Annual Bob Sechrest Jr. Central Christmas Tournament in Park Hills last week, but fell to Ste. Genevieve in the championship game in double overtime on New Year’s Eve. After falling behind by as many as 21 points in the first half, the Lady Cards ultimately lost by just four, 78-74.
The Steelville Lady Cardinals have been seeded first for next week’s Fatima Comet Classic Girls Basketball Tournament, which is scheduled to get underway Monday in Westphalia.
It’s been a busy tournament schedule for the Steelville High School varsity boys basketball team over the month, playing in the Sullivan, Park Hills, and Owensville tourneys in December and January. The Cardinals finished up their second tourney in Park Hills on New Year’s Eve, taking fifth place, and opened their third of the season Monday night in Owensville.
Simon Siebert, a senior at Cuba High School Class, has signed his National Letter of Intent to join the Oklahoma City University Track and Field Program in the Fall of 2020. Oklahoma City University (OCU) is renowned for their academic and athletic programs.
The Cuba High School varsity and junior varsity boys basketball teams played a rare double-header against different opponents last week at home. The Wildcats hosted Bismarck and Hermann on December 30, with the varsity earning an easy victory.
The defending champion Blair Oaks High School boys basketball team grabbed the top seed for the 75th Annual St. James Tournament, to be held Jan. 20-25 at St. James High School’s Donati Gym.