Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Wednesday, April 24

Baseball...
Fort Zumwalt South beat the Washington Blue Jays 7-5 at Ronsick Field. The Bulldogs jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the third inning, but the Jays rallied with five runs in the home half of the inning sending nine batters to the plate. Zumwalt South tied it in the fourth, took the lead in the fifth and added an insurance run in the sixth. Jeremy Remick went the distance holding Washington to three hits. Tyler Muehling had three hits for the Bulldogs. Zack Pointer took the loss. Zumwalt South improved to 9-8 overall and 2-2 in the GAC Central while Washington fell to 9-6 and 1-4.

Elsewhere...

St. Charles West shut out Warrenton 9-0

Hermann beat Owensville 10-5

Girls Soccer...
St. Dominic/Francis Howell Shootout...
Ursiline Academy blanked Borgia 1-0

Elsewhere...

St. James downed Belle 10-0

Results from the Union JV soccer tournament last night.
Union 3 Hillsboro 0
Washington 3 Pacific 0

Schedule for today:
Union vs. Washington 5:00
Pacific vs. Hillsboro 6:30

Golf...
Washington took second in the season ending standings in the GAC Central Division. Holt finished ahead of the Jays.
Individual Standings: Washington had three golfers in the top five. Brad Carpenter took first and was named the player of the year. Mark Stahlhuth was second and Colby Schuster fifth.

Track-Hermann Relays...
The top three boys teams were Sullivan, Owensville and Centralia.
Top three girls teams: Centralia, Helias and Owensville

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 14 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.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 days ago

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SPORTS CORNER

17 hours 23 min ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.