In one of the longest standing regular season basketball tournaments in St. Louis, the 32nd annual Villa Duchesne tourney will be played Thursday through Saturday in the Saints' gym.
The opening round is Thursday beginning with a 4 p.m. game featuring No. 4 seed Cape Girardeau Notre Dame and No. 5 seed Whitfield at 4 p.m. At 5:30 p.m., the No. 2 seed Jeff City Jays take on No .7 Beaumont. At 7 p.m. The No. 1 seed Kirkwood Pioneers meet No. 8. Lutheran North. The night cap at 8:30 p.m. features the host No. 3 Villa Duchesne versus No. 6 Metro.
The winners will play semifinal games Friday at 7 and 8:30 p.m. The championship is Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
Consolation games will be played Friday at 4 and 5:30 p.m. and the consolation championship is Saturday at 12:30 p.m.