The St. Louis boys 6th grade basketball team lost a pair of games in their tourney over the weekend. St. Lawrence defeated the Cardinals in the first game by the score of 34-9. Scoring for St. Louis were Zach Harmeyer, Eli Tuveson, Johnny Deal, and Adam Cox all with 2 points a piece and Adam Moster with 1 point. Jacob Deutsch lead the team in rebounding.
The Cardinals fell to St. Michael’s in the consolation game in a close one by the score of 13-11. It was a total team effort as all of the players contributed in carrying out an up tempo strategy and did a great job of keeping it going throughout the entire game. The Cardinals fell behind early but outscored the Trojans 9-6 in the second half, coming up just short of the victory . Adam Cox led St. Louis with 3 points while Zach Harmeyer, Mason Enneking, Jacob Deutsch, and Johnny Deal contributed 2 points a piece.
St. Louis will wrap up the season next week when St. Paul visits the Activity Center on Monday, December 16th for a 6:00 start (5th grade game first) followed by the season ending game at Greendale on Wednesday, December 18th. The 5th grade game at Greendale will start at 5:30 with the 6th grade immediately after.
Submitted by STL Coach Bruce Scott.
The St. Louis 5th Grade Black Team remains undefeated on the season by winning two games in this weekend’s tournament. The Cardinals defeated St. Lawrence 23-14 in the first game to advance to the championship game. Andrew Oesterling had 12 points and Kurt Siefert 8 to pace the Cards.
In the Championship game, the Cards had a rematch with St. Michaels who they defeated earlier in the week by 3 points. The Cards had a slim 2 point lead at halftime 12-10 and outscored the Trojans 15-6 in the second half to post a 27-16 victory. The entire team played excellent defense and distributed the ball evenly on offense as six players ended up in the scoring column.
Submitted by: Mark Giesting