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ALAN KOPITSKY, Democrat News Editor
The Fredericktown High School boys basketball team lost in the consolation bracket semifinals of the 68th Annual Central Christmas Tournament 57-35 to Ste. Genevieve, Friday, in Park Hills.
Fredericktown led 15-14 after one quarter, as Zander Stephens scored six for the Cats. The Dragons pulled ahead by one, 25-24, at halftime. A 10-5 third quarter gave the Dragons a 35-29 lead with a period to play.
Stephens led the Cats with 15 points. Tim DeSanto scored seven, Leandrea Catchings had five, Caleb Feltz scored four points, and Oscar Milan and Miguel Milan each scored two.
Fredericktown reached the consolation semis by defeating North County, 55-39, Dec. 28.
The Cats led just 14-13 after one quarter, but increased the lead to 29-21 at halftime. Both teams scored ten in the third quarter, but Fredericktown pulled away with 16 in the fourth quarter.
Blake Terry-Brakefield led the Cats with 15 points. Stephens scored 14, Catchings had eight, Desanto scored six, Feltz had five, Miguel Milan scored three, and Braydon McMinn and David Slinkard each scored two.
In the tournament’s opening round, Dec. 27, the Cats lost 38-22 to Festus. Stephens led the Cats with 12 points. Five players scored two each.
Fredericktown is back in action Friday. The Cats host Farmington.