Five members of this year’s district championship and Gasconade Valley Conference (GVC) tri-champions Cuba High School baseball team have earned post-season honors.
It cost $7 per person to get into Tuesday’s Class 3 sectional baseball game at Paul Bryan Field, and while half the crowd went home disappointed, all of them got their money’s worth. The Cuba Wildcats and Jefferson Blue Jays played a nine-inning battle that ultimately ended with Jefferson, of Festus, taking a 4-3 walk-off win.
Brining Mulkey, a senior on the Cuba High School golf team, finished 52nd at last week’s Class 2 state golf tournament, which was held May 17-18 at Silo Ridge Golf and Country Club in Bolivar.
Cuba High School senior Kiyah Bast is headed to the Class 3 state track finals after winning the discus and the javelin at the Class 3 Sectional 3 meet held in Camdenton on May 22. She was the only CHS athlete to advance.
The Cuba Wildcats reached the final of the district baseball tournament on Monday with a 7-5 victory over West County in the semifinals. The championship game is scheduled for Thursday, May 20, at 4:30 p.m.