The Steelville High School baseball team won a thriller—11-4 in 11 innings—over Arcadia Valley last week to get to the district championship, but just didn’t have enough gas in the tank to get past Cuba in the title game the following day, falling 12-2 in six innings. The Cardinals ended the season with a second-place district plaque and a record of 9-10.
Steelville High School state track qualifiers brought back all-state honors in six events from last Fridays MSHSAA Class 2 State Championship meet, which was held at Jefferson City. Junior Tyler Davis led the charge for the Cardinals with a second-place finish in the shot put.
It’s not exactly hurdle high, but St. James High School has had a recent history for excellence in the two hurdle events, thanks to the performances of now-graduated Grant Conway. Hoping to carry on Conway’s success in the events are the lone two STJ participants in this year’s state track championships.
St. James sophomore Wilson McDaniel tied for 29th individually in the Class 3 State Tournament, held at Crown Pointe Golf Course in Farmington Monday and Tuesday of last week.
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.