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

5 days 5 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

22 hours 33 min ago

The Union/Festus Soccer game this evening has been postponed and is rescheduled for Monday, October 13th.