Despite a dreary forecast weather-wise, it was a Super Tuesday for Creve Coeur area boys basketball teams looking for a shot at Friday's district finals and the chance to stay alive on the road to a state title in Columbia.
De Smet Jesuit used hot shooting to trigger a 69-40 win over Parkway West, to earn the right to take on top-seeded CBC in Friday's Class 5 district 4 final. CBC went on a second half surge to defeat host Parkway Central
In other district play, Ladue and Chaminade are on a collision course for another district final. Ladue bested SLUH 67-51, and according to stltoday.com statistics, they did it with interior strength. Andrew Maddock had 13 rebounds and 2 blocks while Austin DaGue had 10 rebounds and 5 blocks.
Chaminade meanwhile, defeated Riverview Gardens 81-56. Andy Kleinlein had 24 points, Jayson Tatum had a triple double with 13 points, 10 rebounds and a St. Louis area high 10 assists, according to stltoday.com stats.
Chaminade and Ladue meet in Friday's Class 5 District 2 final at Ladue, with tipoff at 7 p.m.
On the girl's ledger, Parkway North will take on Parkway Central Friday at in the Class 5 District 4 final starting at 5:30 p.m.