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 5 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 1 week ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am
Evil at UC Santa Barbara - 05/27/2014 - 11:22am

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 8 hours ago

After a day off, the Cardinals return to the diamond tonight for the first of a three-game series with the Padres from Petco Park. St. Louis is 56-and-48 this season and trots Lance Lynn to the hill. Lynn is 11-and-7 with a 3.05 ERA. San Diego counters with 9-and-10 Tyson Ross who has a 2.65 ERA this season. First pitch is at 9:10.