Shawnee Dispatch

St. James boys top Lebanon in Springfield

January 8, 2016

The St. James Academy boys basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the Springfield Catholic Houlihan’s Irish Invitational Tournament on Thursday night, defeating Lebanon 68-36.

Zach Thornhill led the Thunder with 20 points. Teammates Will McKee and Keenan Fitzmorris finished with 14 and 12 points, respectively.

St. James will be back in action at 9 p.m. Friday as they take on Nixa for the right to play in the tournament championship.

Jon Poorman is the Mill Valley and St. James sports reporter at The Dispatch. Follow him on Twitter at @JonPoorman for all of the latest community sports news.

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