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

1 week 14 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 days 12 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

2 days 1 hour ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas