Local High School Basketball Schedule-Friday, December 20 & Saturday, December 21

Friday...
Boys...
Duchesne knocked off Borgia 59-44 in the KLPW broadcast game. Ryan Tune scored 24 and Drew Moore added 20. The Pioneers improve to 2-0 and 1-0 in league. Walton Eckelkamp paced Borgia with 11 points as the Knights dropped to 5-2 and 1-1.
Elsewhere...
Two local teams will play in the GAC/Surbuban Shootout at Family Arena in
St. Charles.
Seckman 57 Sullivan 53
Kirkwood 62 Washington 51. Ronnie Suggs scored 26 for the Jays.
Other action...
St. James 57 Union 47. Nick Ziegler drained 16 for Union
Pacific 36 New Haven 27
Hermann 55 St. Clair 51. Matt Hugg poured in 16 as the Bearcats outscored the Bulldogs 17-5 in the final quarter. Reno Jones scored 18 for the Dogs.

Girls...
The Peoples Bank Holiday Tournament wraps up with four games today...
Seventh Place-Pattonville 48 Farmington 35
Consolation-Washington 67 Cuba 52. Courtney Kedroski and Paige Carpenter scored 17 each for the Lady Jays.
Third Place-Owensville 63 Waynesville 46. Hailey Diestelkamp scored 19. Miranda Robertson added 14 for the Dutchgirls.
Championship-Borgia 48 Sullivan 31. Janie Arand and Kaylee Heggemann scored 13 each.
First Team All Tournament Team
Taylor Lucas-Sullivan
Paige Carpenter-Washington
Kallie Bildner-Waynesville
Janie Arand-Borgia
Hailey Diestelkamp-Owensville-Tournament MVP

Wrestling...
St. Clair 48
Herculaneum 34

Saturday...
Girls Basketball
Potosi Tournament Championship
Park Hills Central 63 St. James 52

Boys Basketball
Potosi Tournament Third Place
St. James 66 St. Pius 37

GAC/Suburban Shootout at Family Arena in St. Charles
Warrenton 45 Northwest 44.

Sullivan Shootout...
Lindbergh 65 Owensville 40
Summit 38 St. Clair 37
Poplar Bluff 74 Lutheran South 65
Jefferson City 70 Washington 49
Jackson 68 Pacific 52
Sullivan 53 De Soto 51

Missouri National Guard Shootout at Jefferson City High School
Hermann 52 California 50

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Volleyball Player Jordan Kriete from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Jordan played all the way around on a team that finished the season 26-7-2. Her statistics are impressive.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

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IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am

SPORTS CORNER

4 min 56 sec ago

The St. Louis Cardinals are exercising the 2015 option on pitcher John Lackey. The 36-year-old right-hander will earn the league minimum 500-thousand-dollars after making 15.25-million each of the last three seasons. Lackey was acquired from Boston at the trade deadline and his contract had a clause allowing for a league-minimum option after missing the entire 2012 season due to elbow surgery.