Courtney Kedroski

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Basketball Player Courtney Kedroski. Courtney is averaging 14 points and three rebounds per game. She is also dishing out two assists and grabbing two steals per game. Coach Adam Fischer says Courtney works hard and has developed into a good ball handler. She has hit on 42 percent of her shots this year, 45 percent on two's and 39 percent on three's. Courtney is second on the team in three pointers with 43. She has hit on 65.5 percent of her free throw attempts. Courtney is a very good softball player as well and plans to play both softball and basketball at Fontbonne University in
St. Louis. Kedroski is also a very good student and plans to get into the medical field, possibly as an anesthesiologist.

Courtney scored 19 points in a 47-43 win over Fort Zumwalt South Tuesday night, helping Washington capture the GAC Central Championship.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

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SPORTS CORNER

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The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.