Local High School Basketball

Boys...
The Washington Blue Jays ended up going 2-2 in the 35th Meramec Holiday Festival Basketball Tournament. The Jays led De Smet 31-24 at the half in the third place game Sunday evening, but were outscored 36-20 in the second half to fall 61-51 to the Spartans. John Barron scored 24 for De Smet while three Jays hit double figures, Brad Carpenter, Luke Schroepfer and Ronnie Suggs with 12 apiece. Washington drops to 9-4 while the Spartans improve to 8-3. Washington will play again Friday at home against Holt.

Girls...
The girls championship game of the Park Hills Central Holiday Tournament was postponed Monday night and is rescheduled for Wednesday evening. A JV game is scheduled for 6:00 with the varsity teams playing for the championship at 7:30.