The Cuba Wildcat boys finished first in team standings at the Bourbon Invitational cross country meet on Monday, September 10. The Wildcats were first out of four schools in the competition and had three boys finish among the top ten runners. The CHS girls also had three runners finish among the top ten.
The Owensville Dutchmen scored 32 points on the Cuba Wildcats in the first half of their rain-soaked game on September 7, and they nearly lost the game in the second half. The Cats scored 22 points in the fourth quarter and Cuba’s defense did not give up any in the second half. Owensville’s only touchdown of the second half came in the fourth quarter on a fumble recovery taken in for six. That single play helped the Dutchmen win the game 38-34.
How does an offense end up with more than 500 yards of production and still lose the game? CHS Coach Jake Montalbano would sure like to know the answer to that question. His Cuba Wildcats fell to the Houston Tigers on August 31 by a score of 61-22, despite racking up 534 yards of total offense.
Cuba High School runners got their first taste of fall cross country, running in the 40th Annual Linn Invitational under wet conditions on Saturday, September 8. The CHS varsity boys fielded a team that finished 13th out of 21 teams in competition.
The CMS Lady Wildcats took fourth out of four teams competing in the Sullivan Cross Country Invitational on Monday, September 4. It was the opening meet of the year for the middle school runners from Cuba.