It’s not the largest contingent that St. James High School has ever sent to the track and field state championships. But with all eyes on senior Grant Conway, it is no doubt one of the most intriguing.
Four members of the St. James High School baseball team has been selected to the Missouri Class 4 All-District 10 Tournament Team, it was announced last week.
St. James High School senior Grant Conway will be making his run at four state championships next week, as he leads a contingent of seven Tigers in seven events who have advanced to the Missouri Class 3 Track and Field Championships through sectional competition Saturday, May 18 in Waynesville.
Kiyah Bast is state-bound this weekend and will compete in the Class 3 state track and field championships in the javelin throw. The sophomore Lady Wildcat qualified for the state meet based on her javelin performance in the sectional track meet at Waynesville High School last Saturday, when she broke her own school record with a state-qualifying toss of 120 feet, 9 inches.
Competing in the Class 2 golf state championship held at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield on May 13-14, Jonathan Bayless had a two-day total of 188 strokes and Paven Clark finished the two-day tournament with a 196 score.
The Steelville High School varsity baseball team went 1-1 in the Class 3 District 9 tournament at Cuba to end the season. The Cardinals got a first-round win over Dixon, but lost to top-seeded Fatima in the semifinals.