Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Tuesday, January 8

Boys Basketball...
Washington Tournament...
Francis Howell Central 55 Borgia 47. Justin Hayden and Derrick Puni scored 16 apiece for the Spartans while the Knights were led by Zachary Schweissguth with 14 and Joseph Helfrich with 12. Senior guard Jordan Miller was out of the lineup a rib injury. They hope to have him back in uniform later this week. Borgia drops to 6-6 while Howell Central improved to 5-8.
In the other first round game last night, Westminster Christian Academy beat Fort Zumwalt East 73-57.

Elsewhere....

Cape Central beat Pacific 48-39

Salem defeated Sullivan 58-50

Cuba beat Union 62-59

Girls...
In the first round of the Union Tournament....
Top seed Sullivan blasted Madison Prep 85-13.
Borgia downed Union 53-40.

South Callaway Tournament-First Round...
Hermann topped Montgomery County 79-18
New Haven defeated South Callaway 39-23.

Wrestling...
Blair Oaks 51 Owensville 22
Washington 66 Warrenton 12. Washington's Spencer Baird move into a tie for most wins in school history
Pacific 43 Sullivan 32

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 8 hours ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.