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

2 days 21 hours ago

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.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 1 day ago

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SPORTS CORNER

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The Washington Seniors are in Sedalia for the state tournament. Post 218 will begin play with a match-up against Manchester at 7:00 this evening. Washington is 33-3 on the season under Manager Mike Gardner. Manchester is 18-7. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. The other game has Hillcrest going up against Fike-Post 499 from Blue Springs at 4:00.