The St. James High School wrestling team tied for 29th in a 43-team field over the weekend at the Kyle Thrasher Classic, held Friday and Saturday, Jan. 31-Feb. 1. Some of the top teams in the state competed in the event.
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Two teams that have been nothing short of great on the defensive end and at least a tad bit inconsistent on the offensive end clashed Friday, Jan. 31 at St. James High School.
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.