The Star’s high school athletes of the week for May 22

05/22/2014 7:23 PM

06/03/2014 10:17 AM

Bailee Cofer

SCHOOL: St. Thomas Aquinas

YEAR: Senior

SPORT: Track and field

Cofer, who is headed to Drake next fall for track and cross country, led St. Thomas Aquinas to a third consecutive Eastern Kansas League title with a record-breaking performance in the 1,600 meters. She finished the race in 5 minutes, 3.62 seconds, the fastest time in meet history.

| Kathleen Gier,

Reece Eddins

SCHOOL: Blue Springs South

YEAR: Senior

SPORT: Baseball

In a rare feat, Eddins threw back-to-back no-hitters, both against rival Blue Springs. After no-hitting the Wildcats in a 2-0 loss on May 7, Eddins held Blue Springs hitless again in a 1-0 win on May 13. In his next start, on Tuesday, Eddins picked up the win against Lee’s Summit North in the Missouri Class 5, District 14 championship game.

| Sam McDowell,


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