Local High School Basketball-Tuesday, February 25

Girls...
Class 2 District 4 Tournament at New Haven-Semifinals...
New Haven took care of business in a 50-21 win over Barat Academy. Rachel Steinhoff scored 14 and Emily Kallmeyer pumped in 13. Steinhoff also played good defense holding Dana DiPasquale, the Eagles leading scorer, without a point. The Shamrocks improve to 19-9 and will face Elsberry in the championship game Friday night. Elsberry defeated Crystal City 63-43 in the other semifinal last night.

Boys....
Class 3 District 6 at Hermann-Opening Round...
Montgomery County 91 Missouri Military Academy 62
Winfield 57 North Callaway 39
South Callaway 63 Wright City 59
Chistian 85 Hermann 65

Class 3 District 9 at Osage...
Osage 61 Bourbon 60 in overtime
St. James 81 Dixon 57
Steelville upset Cuba 66-58

Boys action away from the tournaments...
Rolla 77 Owensville 41
Pacific 73 De Soto 51
Salem 42 St. Clair 38
Union 66 North County 47

Girls...
Sullivan 54 Potosi 28
Borgia 57 St. Charles 49
North County 58 Union 30
Washington 75 Fort Zumwalt East 21. The Lady Jays finish 8-0 in the GAC Central. Courtney Kedroski scored 21 and Rachel Kackley added 17.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 8 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.

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2 weeks 5 days ago

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 12 hours ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.