Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Monday, April 22

The Pacific Indians erased a four run deficit to come back and beat the Union Wildcats 9-6 at East Central College. Union jumped out to the lead with four in the first inning chasing Indian starter Zeth Boyer after just two thirds of an inning. Pacific chipped away scoring two in the second, tied it in the fourth and took the lead with two runs in the fifth. Union came back to tie it in the home half of the fifth inning but then the Indians rallied with three in the seventh to improve to 7-4 overall and 4-1 in conference. Union drops to 3-6 and 2-2. Ryan Howell was the winning pitcher. He also had four hits with two runs scored and two batted in. Ashton Dehn went the distance for Union and took the loss.

Elsewhere...
Sullivan pounded St. Clair 11-0
St. James beat Owensville 16-0
Warrenton edged out University City 7-6

Golf...
Sullivan took first in the Four Rivers Conference Tournament at Birch Creek. The Eagles finished with a team score of 314. St. Clair was second with a 358 and Pacific took third with a 361. Ryan Juergens of Sullivan was the top individual golfer. He finished regulation with a 75, tied with teammate Gavin Yociss and then won the title in the second hole of a play-off

Soccer...
CYC Tournament at Soccer Park in Fenton...
Oakville shut out Washington 2-0
Lindbergh downed Union 3-0.

St. Dominic/Francis Howell Shootout...
Francis Howell North shut out Borgia 5-0

Away from the tournaments...

St. Clair beat Festus 3-2
Sullivan downed Warrenton 3-1
Pacific defeated St. Vincent's 3-1
Francis Howell North blanked Borgia 5-0.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 18 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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SPORTS CORNER

21 hours 54 min ago

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.