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Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 12:00 pm

St. Clair ended play at the Washington Boys Basketball Tournament on a bright note.

After losses to Washington and St. Charles in the first two games, the Bulldogs (5-8) came back to win the seventh-place contest Saturday over seventh-seeded Ft. Zumwalt East, 62-57.

“We did some good things, but not like we’ve been preaching. We played better Monday and Thursday,” said St. Clair Head Coach Casey Korn. “If we played this game in November, we don’t come out with a victory. We’ve gotten tougher.”

Neyko Dominguez led the way for the Bulldogs with 24 points.

“Neyko played within himself. He didn’t try to do too much,” Korn said. “There was one stretch where he tried a little too hard, so we took him out, calmed him down and told him to go back to work. He did a nice job.”

Brandon York finished the game with 12 points.

“Brandon is coming along. He did a nice job in the first half knocking down jump shots,” Korn said. “He does everything we ask him to do. He’s getting better every day.”

Ben Feddersen pitched in with nine points.

“I thought Ben this week played as good of a tournament as I was even expecting,” Korn said. “If he can continue to play with that energy, I’ll be a very happy man.”

Adam Brott scored six points while fighting foul trouble throughout the game.

“Adam is our glue. When Adam plays really well, that’s when everyone else plays well,” Korn said. “He was in foul trouble in this game, but he’s done a very nice job for us.”

Austin Gotway and Reno Jones both scored four points. Evan Murphy had three points.

Logan Coburn led Ft. Zumwalt East (4-9) with 22 points. Devan O’Bryan added 13 points.

Leading 13-9 after one quarter, St. Clair pushed its lead to 30-22 late in the second quarter and led 30-24 at halftime.

With the score tied, the Bulldogs took the lead for good 59-57 on a basket by York with 46 seconds left to play.

Dominguez sealed the win with a pair of free throws with 15 seconds remaining.

“Neyko knocked down his free throws down the stretch like an all-conference point guard needs to do. I was very proud of him for that,” Korn said. “It would have been real tough to go 0-6 in our first two tournaments. We needed this one.”

North County

St. Clair won Monday at home over North County in overtime, 64-59.

Brott tied the game with 1.5 seconds left on an offensive rebound and basket, which sent the game into overtime.

“During that huddle before overtime, I told our guys that we were lucky to get a second chance at the game and we had four minutes to prove ourselves in overtime,” Korn said. “We competed in that overtime period and somehow escaped with a win.”

Dominguez led St. Clair with 18 points. York added 13 points and nine rebounds. Feddersen had 11 points.

Gotway netted seven points. Murphy registered six points. Brott collected four points and eight rebounds. Jones scored three points. Spencer Crumbaugh had two points.

“We came out hitting shots early and getting to the free-throw line, but we lacked some effort and execution on the defensive side of the ball,” Korn said. “We didn’t shoot the ball well at all from behind the arc, but we made the adjustment and started attacking the basket more.”

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Area Scoreboard

62nd Annual Borgia Pepsi Thanksgiving Tournament

Blue Division

Pool 1

McCluer North

Normandy

Carnahan

Pool 2

Cardinal Ritter

Pacific

Rockwood Summit

Gold Division

Pool 1

CBC

Soldan

Washington

Pool 2

Borgia

North Tech

Union

Monday, Nov. 24

CBC 77, Washington 52

Tuesday, Nov. 25

Cardinal Ritter vs. Rockwood Summit, PPD

Washington 63, Soldan 62

Borgia 83, Union 50

Wednesday, Nov. 26

Carnahan 71, Normandy 46

Pacific 64, Rockwood Summit 22

North Tech 67, Union 37

Thursday, Nov. 27

McCluer North 95 Carnahan 68

CBC 82, Soldan 55

Borgia 50, North Tech 45

Friday, Nov. 28

McCluer North 93, Normandy 39

Pacific 70, Cardinal Ritter 57

Saturday, Nov. 29

Blue Consolation — Rockwood Summit 47, Normandy 38

Gold Consolation — Soldan 78, Union 59

Gold Third Place — North Tech 63, Washington 57

Blue Third Place — Cardinal Ritter 71, Carnahan 46

Blue Championship — McCluer North 64, Pacific 58 (OT)

Gold Championship — CBC 67, Borgia 66

Boys Basketball

Monday, Dec. 8

Lutheran S 64, St. Clair 48

Borgia 61, Carnahan 51

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Lafayette 44, Washington 35

Friday, Dec. 12

Potosi 72, St. Clair 45

*Washington 69, Ft. Zumwalt North 65

Montgomery Co 62, New Haven 61

*St. Mary’s at Borgia    6:45 p.m.

Bourbon 75, Union 74

Glendale 63, Pacific 46

Saturday, Dec. 13

New Haven 46, Barat 40

Nixa 56, Pacific 46

Tuesday, Dec. 16

*Pacific 70, New Haven 35

*Hermann 67, St. Clair 49

*Ft. Zumwalt South 61, Washington 50

*Union 81, St. James 74

Friday, Dec. 19

*Owensville at St. Clair    4 p.m.

Washington vs. Parkway Central, GAC/Suburban Shootout, St. Charles Family Arena, 5:30 p.m.

*St. James at New Haven    6 p.m.

*Pacific at Union    7 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 20

%Washington vs. TBA    4 p.m.

%Borgia vs. Poplar Bluff    5:30 p.m.

%St. Clair vs. TBA    TBA

%Sullivan Shootout

Girls Basketball

Saturday, Dec. 6

Cor Jesu 63, Borgia 60

New Haven 46, Moberly 39

Monday, Dec. 8

Pacific 73, Rolla 40

St. Clair 68, Dixon 37

Washington 54, New Haven 15

Tuesday, Dec. 9

*Borgia 59, Rosati-Kain 38

Union 53, Northwest 44

Thursday, Dec. 11

*Borgia 60, Notre Dame 53

Union 81, Bourbon 53

Friday, Dec. 12

New Haven 45, Principia 30

*Washington 59, Ft. Zumwalt North 32

Saturday, Dec. 13

West Plains 76, Pacific 37

Monday, Dec. 15

*Pacific 46, New Haven 28

*St. Clair 59, Hermann 50

*St. James 64, Union 37

Sullivan Tournament

Cuba 48, Principia 27

Borgia 68, Patriettes 29

Sullivan 56, Pattonville 43

Owensville 78, Farmington 54

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Sullivan Tournament

Farmington 61, Pattonville 39

Sullivan 68, Owensville 64

Principia 55, St. Louis Patriettes 42

Borgia 56, Cuba 38

Thursday, Dec. 18

*St. James at New Haven    6 p.m.

*Pacific at Union    7 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 19

Washington at Francis Howell    7 p.m.

Sullivan Tournament

Seventh Place — Pattonville vs. St. Louis Patriettes, 4 p.m.

Consolation — Farmington vs. Principia, 5:30 p.m.

Third Place — Owensville vs. Cuba, 7 p.m.

Championship — Borgia vs. Sullivan, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 20

Union at Waynesville    5 p.m.

Wrestling

Monday, Dec. 8

Maplewood 48, Borgia 30

Brentwood 47, Borgia 36

Winfield 48, St. Clair 36

St. Clair 42, St. James 40

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Pacific 55, North County 10

Jackson 63, Washington 12

Farmington 63, Washington 6

Wednesday, Dec. 10

Borgia 36, Lutheran St. Charles 34

Winfield 54, Borgia 30

Thursday, Dec. 11

Union 72, Ft. Zumwalt East 9

Union 52, Principia 30

Union 54, Winfield 27

Saturday, Dec. 13

Union Tournament    9 a.m.

Borgia at McCluer S-Berkeley Tny    9 a.m.

Pacific at Farmington Tny    9 a.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Owensville 61, St. Clair 16

Union 48, Owensville 27

Union 65, St. Clair 18

Friday, Dec. 19

Washington at Raytown S Tny    TBA

Union at Cape Central Tny    TBA

Pacific at Ft. Zumwalt E Tny    TBA

Saturday, Dec. 20

Washington at Raytown S Tny    TBA

Union at Cape Central Tny    TBA

Pacific at Ft. Zumwalt E Tny    TBA

Girls Swimming

Monday, Dec. 8

Washington at Eureka    4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Washington at Nerinx Hall    4 p.m.

LSC/OFC 134, Borgia 101, St. Dominic 83

Monday, Dec. 15

Borgia at Notre Dame (Forest Park)    4 p.m.

Kennedy 88, Washington 84

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Lindbergh 128, Washington 48

*Conference Games

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