Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Tuesday, May 14

Baseball...
The Francis Howell Vikings erupted for eight runs in the fifth inning to end the game early in a decisive 16-6 win over the Washington Blue Jays in the Class 5 District semifinal. Austin Southmayd was the winning pitcher and Justin Schuler suffered the loss. Washington DH Sam Katsung had three hits with a run scored and Peter Coulter finished with two hits and two runs. Washington ends the season with a 15-11 record while the top ranked Vikings advance to the district championship game with a 28-5 mark. Eli Dilday had three hits including a three run homer and a triple. Josh Gwaltney finished the game with three hits and a run scored.

Soccer...
The Washington Blue Jays ended with the season with a hard fought loss to Fort Zumwalt West. The two teams ended regulation tied at one. They went to penalty kicks where the Jaguars finished on top 4-2.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

13 hours 33 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 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

13 hours 58 min ago

The Washington Seniors played two games Sunday and finished 1-1 for the day. Post 218 thrashed Pacific 29-4 with Mitch Barrow posting five hits. In the second game, Washington lost to Warrenton 4-3 at Warrenton High School. Ben Stephens pitched a complete game with nine strike outs and five walks to post the win. The game was tied at two after the first inning.