High School Sports-Tuesday, April 22

Baseball...
Washington took a 9-0 lead into the top of the seventh inning at Ronsick Field Tuesday, but Fort Zumwalt North rallied with eight runs and had the tying run on first when Panther second baseman Alex Willard grounded out to third to end the game. Aaron Meyer pitched six and a third innings with six strike outs and three walks to get the win. Brian Trigg had three hits, reached base five times and scored twice. Washington improves to 7-4 overall and moves to 2-1 in the GAC Central. Zumwalt North drops to 7-6 and 2-3. Steve Kemp suffered the loss.

Elsewhere...

Warrenton 11 Winfield 5

Sullivan swepped a doubleheader from De Soto. The Eagles won the first game 7-2 which game them second place in the Lutheran South Tournament. They completed the sweep with a 8-3 win in game two improving to 11-5.

Hillsboro 14 St. Clair 0

South Callaway 15 Hermann 0

Belle 9 St. James 2

Golf...
Sullivan took first place in the St. James Classic Tournament. It's the 14th tournament championship for Sullivan athletics during the 2013/2014 school year. Hermann was second and Pacific third. The top three individuals were Colin Hart of Hermann with a 77, Ross Henson of Hermann with a 79 and Gavin Yociss of Sullivan with an 80.

Borgia won the AAA Conference title at Forest Park. Clayton Voss and Alex Rennick were co-medalists with rounds of 73.

Warrenton won the Elsberry Invitational. Ethan Luecke earned the medal with a 69.

Girls Soccer...
Hillsboro 1 St. Clair 0

Union 2 Sullivan 0. Bethany Coons scored both goals.

Owensville 3 Pacific 2

Washington 3 Fort Zumwalt East 2. Salena Pottebaum, Brianna Pagan and Halee Nurnberger scored for Washington.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 49 min 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

2 days 22 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

11 hours 32 min 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