Westminster Christian Academy wrestlers win Metro League Tournament, prepare for St. Charles West Tournament

The Westminster Christian Academy wrestling Wildcats head into Saturday’s St. Charles West Tournament fresh off winning the Metro League Tournament. The Wildcats hosts the league meet. Westminster finished first with143 points. Priory’s second-place total was 126. The Westminster Christian Academy Wildcats won the recent Metro League Tournament. It’s Westminster’s first league tourney title since 2014. Six Wildcats won their weight class while two others came in second. Last year, Westminster had no individual champions. Westminster coach Jacob Wadley likes how is team is performing. “We are in a position of progression. Our expectations are to not have any excuse,” Wadley ...

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Eureka’s Hillyer joins her older sister in scoring 1,000 points for Wildcats

Eureka junior guard Kate Hillyer credits her older sister Alex with getting her involved in basketball. “Alex was my inspiration since I could hold a basketball,” Hillyer said. “I’m not even sure I could count how many games of hers I have been to but she has always pushed me to be better. Alex Hillyer is seen with her older sister Alex, who reached 1,000 points at Eureka before graduating in 2012. “When she was in college, during the summer, she would drag me to every workout and practice. She is such a big reason for me loving the game.” ...

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Eureka’s Herbert tops 1,000 points in her career with Wildcats

Eureka senior Annika Herbert has been the Wildcats’ starting point guard since her freshman year. In a recent 67-50 home win over Parkway West, Herbert reached a milestone that left her feeling great. Eureka senior Annika Herbert recently joined the 1,000 point club for the Wildcats. Herbert joined the 1,000 point club at Eureka. She went into the elite group on the same night with junior teammate Kate Hillyer, who reached 1,000 points as well. There are seven girls who have eclipsed 1,000 points in their careers as Wildcats. “I was extremely excited to reach my 1,000th career point this ...

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