The Cuba Wildcats have earned the #5 seed in the 2019 MSHSAA Class 3, District 4 basketball playoff tournament, while the Lady Wildcats have the #6 seed going into next week’s tourney. The tournament starts on Monday, February 18 and is being hosted by St. James High School.
The Bourbon Warhawks hosted Vienna in Gasconade Valley Conference action last Friday night. During the varsity game, which the Warhawks won 70-61, junior Aaron Farris (#23) scored his 1,000th career point. He led the Warhawks with 34 points and now has 1,022 points, which is ninth on the BHS all-time scoring list.
The Steelville High School varsity boys basketball team won two out of three games last week to improve their record to 16-4 overall and 3-0 in Gasconade Valley Conference play. The Cardinals earned conference wins over Belle and Viburnum, but lost in St. James.
After earning two more victories last week, the Steelville High School varsity girls basketball team entered the final week of the regular season with a record of 15-7. The Lady Cardinals, who have been seeded second in next week’s district tournament (see related story) earned wins last week over Newburg and Viburnum.
After losing six state qualifiers to graduation and still another to a season-ending knee surgery the St. James High School boys wrestling squad was extremely light on varsity experience in 2018-19. Call it a rebuilding season.
The St. James High School boys basketball team had no problems in posting a Four-Rivers Conference victory Friday, Feb. 8, blasting Owensville 71-41 during part of a boys/girls varsity doubleheader at Owensville.