The Cuba Wildcat golf team traveled to Hartsburg, Missouri on Wednesday, April 10 for the Southern Boone Golf Classic, now in its twelfth year. Cuba finished in fifth place out of 14 teams scoring in the match, and Jonathan Bayless was third overall in individual scores for the 18-hole competition, which took place at Eagle Knoll Golf Club.
The Cuba High School golf team placed four athletes among the top seven, and all five Wildcat golfers finished among the top ten golfers in the Gasconade Valley Conference Tournament played at Viburnum on Thursday, April 11. Senior Jonathan Bayless won the tournament outright, and the Wildcat team also placed first in conference team standings, with Bayless, Austin Shockley and Paven Clark taking the top three spots in the conference showdown.
Cuba baseball finished fourth in last week’s Gasconade Valley Conference Tournament, which was partially held at Paul Bryan Field before being moved to Vienna for the final round of games due to wet field conditions. The Wildcats went 1-1 in pool play before losing to the Steelville Cardinals in a battle for third place.
With seven schools fielding complete teams in the Salem Tournament on Thursday, April 4, Wildcat golfers proved they had the stuff to compete under tough conditions. Cuba finished second out of the seven teams with a 383 combined score, and Austin Shockley had the best individual finish. St. Clair won the 18-hole meet with 382 strokes, edging out Cuba by one shot.
The Cuba Lady Wildcats finished in second place out of five schools competing in the Owensville High School Quad meet. The Cuba boys took third at Owensville.