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

2 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 6-0 with 32 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 36 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .500 with 14 rbi's and 11 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

17 hours 40 min ago

Coming up tonight in senior legion baseball, Washington Post 218 will host Pacific at Ronsick Field. Game time is 6:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.