High School Basketball Scoreboard-Tuesday, February 18

Boys...
Fort Zumwalt South posted a 62-60 win over the Washington Blue Jays to clinch at least a share of the GAC Central Conference title. Brendan O'Brien hit the game winning three, his only basket of the night, with 17 seconds left. Marshawn Blackmon scored 23 for the Bulldogs with Preston Whitfield knocking down 18. Washington was led by Brad Carpenter, six three's and 23 points and Ronnie Suggs with 20. Zumwalt South improves to 19-3 and 6-1 while the Jays drop to 13-9 and 5-2.

Elsewhere...

Pacific 67 Hermann 45. The Indians were led by Cullen VanLeer with 25. Craig Winkelmann paced Hermann with 26.

St. James 64 Owensville 37. Levi Witt scored 20 for the Tigers while Matt Amptman pumped in 13 for the Dutchmen.

Sullivan 54 Union 45. Sullivan was led by Ryan Juergens with 19 points. Justin Biermann chipped in with 12

St. Clair 51 New Haven 33.

St. Charles West 81 Warrenton 49. Davis Soderburg drained 18 to lead four players in double figures in the victory.

Girls...
Eureka 72 Pacific 53. Eureka had four girls in double figures led by Kelsey Tepen with 18.

Rockwood Summit 51 Union 39.

Washington 47 Fort Zumwalt South 43. The Lady Jays clinched the GAC Central title improving to 6-0. Courtney Kedroski scored 19 and Kyra Hardesty added 17.

Hermann 58 Sullivan 53. Taylor Lucas pumped in 29 for Sullivan while Hermann was led by Karinne Lane with 16. Both are now 5-1 in the Four Rivers Conference chasing first place St. James.

Borgia 56 DuBourg 35. Janie Arand hit for 21 points followed by Megan Jenson with 10.

Boys Four Rivers Conference standings...
Pacific 6-0
St. James and Sullivan 5-1
Hermann and St. Clair are 3-3
New Haven and Union are 1-5
Owensville 0-6

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

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Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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