The St. Louis Cardinals 5th grade boys basketball team played their 1st game of the season tonight at the Activity Center and were victorious with a win over visiting St. Michaels of Brookville by the score of 29 – 26.It was a very competitive, close game all night long which saw the Cardinals down by four points at the end of the 3rd quarter. Then the offense exploded and scored 15 unanswered points in the 4th quarter to seal the victory.The team played solid defense and was led in scoring by Charlie Schebler (10), Alec Bunselmeier (9), Ben Harmeyer (6) and Noah Tuveson (4). Nate Vankirk, Frank Forbeck, Nate Reder, Luke Meyer and Luke Meer also significantly contributed to the win.The next game will be Monday, November 9 at Mt. Carmel.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Ryan Schebler.The St. Louis 6th grade boys basketball team got off to a great start to their season Thursday evening with a win at home over a good St. Michael’s team, 31-14.The scoring attack was lead by Hunter Laudick with significant scoring coming from Adam Vogelsang, Cody Mohr and Kyle Salatin. There was also a big rebounding effort from Mohr, Abe Streator and Joseph Suttman.Defense was the key to this victory though with the Cardinals holding St. Michael’s to 14 points while the home team was able to put up 31!!Courtesy of Cardinals Coaches Jim Mohr and Dale Amrhein.