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St. Louis University High rallies to defeat Jays

St. Louis University High rallies to defeat Jays

January 28th, 2012 in News

Fleming Fieldhouse was eerily quiet for a Friday night home basketball game.

When Scott Stegeman connected on a free throw four minutes into the game for the Jays' sixth point of the night, the home crowd erupted into a state of euphoria.

"That was set up at an assembly today," Jefferson City coach Blair Thompson said. "It's called Silent Night and on the sixth point of the game that's what was supposed to happen. It was a neat deal, it was different."

St. Louis University High School eventually quieted the crowd again with a fourth-quarter comeback for a 51-45 victory.

"They beat us, they defended better and they finished better than we did throughout the game," Thompson said. "Down the stretch they were ....