Last updateSat, 31 Jan 2015 4pm

Wildcats finish 2014 ranked fifth in state

The Cuba Wildcats finished their season ranked fifth in the state in Class 3 baseball, according to the final rankings of the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association released this week.

Compiling a record of 21-6, the Wildcats won a school record-setting fourth consecutive district championship and advanced to the sectional playoffs, where they were defeated 3-2 by the Springfield Catholic Fightin’ Irish. The Irish went on to win the state title in Class 3 baseball.

Springfield Catholic finished the year ranked first in the state in Class 3.