The St. Louis 8th grade boys basketball team lost to St. Michael’s Tuesday evening 39 to 34.Adam Cox led the Cardinals in scoring , finishing with 15 points. Evan Vogelsang, & Charlie Dice had 5 points each. Johnathan Deal, Zach Harmeyer & Eli Tuveson rounded out the scoring with each adding a 3 point bucket.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Mike Burkhart.The St Louis Cardinals 7th grade basketball team were on the road last night visiting St. Michael’s of Brookville winning 45-23.St. Michael’s played the Cardinals tough to start the game as they played solid defense and kept the game close with the score 8-4 at the end of the 1st quarter. In the second quarter, the Cardinals defense stepped up and their offense caught fire with Wil Freeland, Lleyton Ratcliff and Andrew Oesterling leading the way. Jack Forbeck hit a last second shot to end the 1st half and put the Cardinals up 27-6 going into intermission.St. Michael’s came out of the 2nd half ready to play and outscored the Cardinals 13-8 for the 3rd quarter. Sam Voegele for the Cardinals hit a couple key baskets to help keep St. Michael’s from getting too close. The quarter ended with St. Louis leading St. Michael’s 33-19.In the fourth quarter, the Cardinals controlled the boards and continued to play great defense and finished the game with a final score of 45-23.The Cardinals received solid defensive play from Kurt Siefert on the perimeter and Sam Voegele, Ben Schebler and Karsen Macke on the boards.The Cardinals next game is Thursday at home against Laurel. The game time is 6:00.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Jim Oesterling.The St. Louis 5th grade boys basketball team played St. Paul’s this evening and won their 5th game of the season. The Cardinals outscored the visitors from St. Paul’s 24-9.The Cardinals started a bit sluggish and found themselves tied at 4-4 after the first quarter. Buckets began to fall in the second and third quarter as the Cardinals led 20-7 after three. Defense proved to be the deciding factor as the Cardinals held St. Paul’s to one bucket in the fourth quarter.Aidan Geers, Frank Forbeck, Nate Reder, Conner Ertel and Jack Hollins played good team defense while the scoring leaders for the evening were Alec Bunselmeier (9), Benjamin Harmeyer (9), Luke Meer (4), and Nate Vankirk (2).The next game will be this Thursday, December 3 at St. Nicholas. Please come out to the game and cheer the Cardinals on.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach John Harmeyer.