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Whitfield meets Miller Career Academy in Class 3 girls sectional basketball game

The Whitfield Warriors claimed their sixth consecutive district championship and now play in the sectional. The Warriors (24-5) will face the Miller Career Academy Phoenix (19-6) at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Webster Groves in a Class 3 sectional round game. Whitfield has won 16 of its 18 games played in 2020. The Whitfield girls basketball team won the Class 3 District 5 championship. It was the sixth consecutive district title for the girls program. “It’s been a great season thus far,” Whitfield coach Michael Slater said “I’ve been very pleased with the progress.” Slater, who is in his sixth season ...

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High school girls district basketball preview

High school girls district tournament action for Class 4 and 5 begins Saturday. Here is a look at the various districts with the team seeds and schedule. Class 5 District 3At: Parkway SouthSeeds 1. Marquette. 2. Eureka. 3. Lafayette. 4.Parkway West. 5. Parkway South.Schedule: At 1 p.m. Saturday, Parkway South plays Parkway West. The winner plays Marquette at 6 p.m. Tuesday followed at 7:30 p.m. by Lafayette playing Eureka. The two winners meet at 6 p.m. Thursday for the district championship. District 6At: Parkway CentralSeeds: 1. Parkway Central. 2. Pattonville. 3. Francis Howell North. Schedule: Pattonville plays Francis Howell at ...

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Westminster Christian Academy’s Orf reaches goal he set as a freshman — reaching 1,000 points

Westminster Christian Academy’s Brennan Orf knew what he wanted to do from the day he stepped foot on the campus. “Coming into my freshman year, it was always a goal of mine to get 1,000 points, especially, when I saw two seniors at Westminster do it my freshman year, said Orf, who is a senior forward. “My sister was in the 1,000 kills club for volleyball so I had to match her as well.” Westminster Christian Academy’s Brennan Orf has reached the 1,000-point milestone in his career with the Wildcats. (Westminster Communications photo) The 6-foot-3 Orf saw Steve Webb, who ...

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Parkway Central senior Harris joins Colts’ boys basketball’s 1,000-point club

Parkway Central senior forward Devion Harris topped the 1,000-point milestone in his career with the Colts but he doesn’t know which basket put him over the mark. “I really don’t know which shot I hit to get my 1,000th point,” Harris said. “I wasn’t really focused on it. I just played my game and actually forgot about it.” Parkway Central senior Devion Harris celebrates with his teammates after hitting the 1,000-point milestone in his career playing with the Colts. Harris reached the scoring mark in a 48-44 win at Summit. The 6-foot-7, 225-pound Harris was at 987 points going into ...

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De Smet ready for big conference games this week against SLUH, Chaminade

The De Smet Spartans basketball team takes it one week at a time. Spartans coach Kent Williams likes it that way. Williams explained that philosophy of playing each week at De Smet. The De Smet Spartans won the Circle 7 Ranch Showdown at Parkway West and head into week facing Metro Catholic Conference games against St. Louis University High and Chaminade. (Dirt and Turf Photography/De Smet) “We look at each week as it’s own little tournament,” Williams said. “We try to simpilfy the season. We think let’s win this week. In a tournament it is easy to focus in and ...

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Marquette’s Watkins hits 1,000-point scoring milestone as a junior

Marquette junior Kennedi Watkins stepped to the free line but it was no ordinary free throw she was attempting. Fouled attempting to shoot in a recent game against Jackson in the Lindbergh Tournament, Watkins canned the first free throw. It gave the 5-foot-11 forward 1,000 points in her girls basketball career with the Mustangs. Marquette made signs to honor Kennedi Watkins when she reached 1,000 points scored in her career with the Mustangs. “Hitting 1000 points was an extremely exciting moment for me, it was almost unreal at the moment,” Watkins said. “I had got fouled and went to the ...

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