The MICDS Rams saw their basketball season close out late last night on their own court. In the Class 4, District 6 semifinals, the University City Lions defeated the host Rams, 51-49.
U. City took an an early advantage, leading 12-7 at the quarter. In the second quarter, MICDS outscored the Lions 19-11.
Robin Thompson led the way for the Rams with 16 points. Dartmouth bound Thomas Militello closed out his high school career with 10 points. Sophomore guard Rashad Lindsey had 8.
Westminster Christian Academy rolled over Clayton in the other semifinal match. The Wildcats will face U. City Friday night, 8 p.m. in the championship game.
On the girls side of the tournament, MICDS held off Villa Duchesne 41-36 behind the 20 point performance of Emily Kyman. The Rams meet Westminster Christian in Friday's championship game at six o'clock. The same two teams met last year in the Clayton finals, with Westminster moving on to the next round.