In her sophomore year as a track and field athlete at Cuba High School, Kiyah Bast can already lay claim to being an all-stater. Bast took eighth place among girls in the Class 3 division throwing in the javelin event at the state track and field championships last weekend. The event was moved from Jefferson City to Columbia, due to the storm damages in the capitol city.
Postseason baseball awards have been announced, and the Cuba Wildcats have four players who made the list. The same four players received both Gasconade Valley Conference All-Conference awards and Class 3, District 9 All-District Team awards.
Kiyah Bast is state-bound this weekend and will compete in the Class 3 state track and field championships in the javelin throw. The sophomore Lady Wildcat qualified for the state meet based on her javelin performance in the sectional track meet at Waynesville High School last Saturday, when she broke her own school record with a state-qualifying toss of 120 feet, 9 inches.
Competing in the Class 2 golf state championship held at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield on May 13-14, Jonathan Bayless had a two-day total of 188 strokes and Paven Clark finished the two-day tournament with a 196 score.
Linn squeezed past Cuba in a battle between two evenly-matched Wildcat teams paired in the first round of the Class 3, District 9 postseason baseball tournament.