The 7-8 Grade Boys' team opened up their season with a 29-27 victory over Blessed Sacrament. The boys fell behind early in the game and the first half the teams went back and forth ith numerous lead changes in the Eagles pulled to a five point lead at the half. The second half saw the boys come out strong and the team went up by nine during the half. The Barons however refused to give up whittling away at the lead pulling within two with under a minute to play. The boys held on to seal the victory. Last night the Sixth Grade team fought hard and showed great improvement in theri game with S.E.A.S. The team really imoproved on the defensive end of the court and got many good looks at the basket before falling to the Dolphnis 37-12. The team will finish up the pre-season jamboree on Saturday with a 1:00 game that will be played at St. Peter Schulte.
Three of the four Holy Cross basketball teans have begun their season. Last Thursday the Sixth Grade Boys' team kicked off the season coming up short in their game aganist Collegiate. Today both girls' teams were in action. the 6-7 grade team fought hard but fell to St. Thomas. In the eighth grade game the Beagles fell behind early but battled back to down St. Joe Ost 22-20. This week the 7-8 grade boys team will open their season with a 6:30 game against Blessed Sacrament. The game will be played at Magdalen. Tuesday the 6th graders will continue play in the pre-season Jamboree with a game at 8:00. It will be played at S.E.A.S. against an oppoinent to be determined. Both girls' teams are off until after Thnaksgiving.
The basketball season will begin this Thursday when the 6th Grade Boys' team playing Collegiate as part of the Sixth Grade pre-season Jamboree. Then both girls'teams will be in action on Saturday with games at Holy Cross, The 6-7 grade team playing St.Thomas at 8:00 and the Eighth Team playing St. Joe Ost at 10:00. The 7-8 Grade Boys' Team will begin their season on Wednesday November 14 at 6:30 p.m. That game will be at Magdalen. The calendar section will have a complete schedule of games.