The varsity Lady Wildcats basketball team reached the third-place game at last week’s Newburg tournament, but came up short in the final round to Crocker. The Lady Cats got an opening round win over Bourbon and lost to Newburg in the semifinals. Steelville won the tourney, defeating Newburg.
The Cuba High School varsity boys basketball team lost a pair of games last week against Newburg and St. Clair. The Wildcats are now 6-13 with five regular season games remaining.
In what was likely a game to determine this year’s Gasconade Valley Conference champions, the Cuba Lady Wildcats came up 20 points short against Steelville Monday night after keeping the game close throughout the first half. The JV Lady Cats also fell to the Cardinals.
The Cuba High School varsity Lady Wildcats have been seeded third for next week’s 45th Annual Newburg Girls Basketball Tournament. The tourney is scheduled to get underway on Monday.
The Cuba High School varsity boys basketball team will be playing for third in the Belle Basketball Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 1. The tourney was plagued by weather delays last week, but the Wildcats did get in two games and scored a big upset.