Field set for Borgia Thanksgiving Tournament

Field set for Borgia Thanksgiving Tournament

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The field is set for the 63rd Annual St. Francis Borgia Pepsi Cola Thanksgiving Tournament. The 12-team tournament will be held from Nov. 23-28. Once again, it will be held in two divisions.

The Pools Include:

Blue Division Pool 1: Cardinal Ritter, Pacific, Normandy

Blue Division Pool 2: McCluer North, Soldan, Washington

Gold Division Pool 1: Borgia, Carnahan, Fatima

Gold Division Pool 2: North Tech, Union, St. Louis Blue Knights


Here is the tournament schedule:

Monday, Nov. 23

McCluer North vs. Washington, 5:50 p.m.; Cardinal Ritter vs. Normandy, 7 p.m.; Borgia vs. Fatima, 8:30 p.m.


Tuesday, Nov. 24

Carnahan vs. Fatima, 6 p.m.; North Tech vs. Blue Knights, 7:30 p.m.


Wednesday, Nov. 25

Pacific vs. Normandy, 5:30 p.m.; Soldan vs. Washington, 7 p.m.; Union vs. Blue Knights, 8:30 p.m.


Thursday, Nov. 26

North Tech vs. Union, 6 p.m.; Borgia vs. Carnahan, 7:30 p.m.


Friday, Nov. 27

Cardinal Ritter vs. Pacific, 6 p.m.; McCluer North vs. Soldan, 7:30 p.m.


Saturday, Nov. 28

Blue Division Consolation Final, noon

Gold Division Consolation Final, 1:30 p.m.

Gold Division Third Place, 3 p.m.

Blue Division Third Place, 4:30 p.m.

Blue Division Championship, 6 p.m.

Gold Division Championship, 7:30 p.m.


Players to Watch: Sterling Wooten 6’3″ Sr. (Cardinal Ritter), Brandon Jackson 6’7″ Sr. (Cardinal Ritter), Walton Eckelkamp 6’3″ Sr. (Borgia, Pictured), Luke Deline 6’3″ Sr. (Borgia); Cameron Van Leer 6’4″ Soph. (Pacific); Todd Simms 5’11” Sr. (Soldan), Courtney Barlow 6’3″ Sr. (Soldan); Urics King 6’6″ Sr. (McCluer North); Tyree White 6’6″ Sr. (North Tech), Jontae Huntspon 6’6″ Sr. (North Tech); Nolan Huot 6’4″ Sr. (Fatima); Isaiah West 5’11” Sr. (Washington); Tyrone Wright 6’5″ Jr. (Carnahan); Jacob Klenke 6’1″ Jr. (Pacific); Eathan Hughes 6’4″ Jr. (Union)

(Pictured is St. Francis Borgia senior Walton Eckelkamp, who averaged 14 points a game in 2015) The impasse triggered anger and frustration among teachers, administrators, community members, and students in the rural community


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