Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Wednesday, December 18

Boys Basketball...
Borgia erased a two point half-time deficit and outscored Bishop DuBourg 23-9 in the second half in a 52-38 victory at Borgia Regional High School last night. Walton Eckelkamp led the Knights with 15 points. Zac Schweissguth and Tyler Breckenkamp added 10 apiece. Borgia improves to 5-1 overall and 2-0 in the AAA Conference. DuBourg was led by William Kayser with 10 points. Joe Carr was averaging more than 26 points per game going in, but he picked up a technical foul in the first quarter and by team policy had to sit the rest of the game. The Cavaliers drop to 2-3.

Girls Basketball...
Peoples Bank Holiday Tournament at Sullivan...
Championship Semifinals...
Borgia defeated Waynesville 47-28. Janie Arand scored 15 to lead Borgia. Megan Jensen added 14.
Sullivan downed Owensville 44-42. Taylor Lucas and Tessa Johanning scored nine each for the Lady Eagles. Owensville was paced by Hailey Diestelkamp with 23.
Consolation Semifinals...
Washington knocked off Pattonville 53-39. Kyra Hardesty scored 15 points, Paige Carpenter pumped in 13 and Rachel Kackley added 12.
Cuba beat Farminton 50-47.

Potosi Tournament...
Championship Semifinal-St. James downed Arcadia Valley 94-51. Alexis Uffmann led the way with 22 points, nine assists and eight steals, followed by Ashlee Marlatt with 21. St. James will play Park Hills Central in the championship game Saturday at 3:00.

Boys JV Tournament at New Haven...
Championship-Washington 46 Pacific 42
Third Place-Sullivan 28 New Haven 26
Consolation-Hermann 44 St. James 40

Wrestling...
Washington defeated Fort Zumwalt South 53-18 to improve to 3-1.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Kyle Ruediger from New Haven High School. At the plate, Kyle has a team leading .486 average with 14 rbi, two triples and six doubles. He has struck out just five times while drawing 11 walks. Kyle has seven stolen bases on the year. He plans to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

13 hours 31 min ago

Technology and the ease of social media and communications has transformed all of our lives. Like every other dichotomy of life, this can be a good thing or a bad thing. Regardless, we live in a far more impulsive, instantaneous, information overload society than we ever could have envisioned decades ago--even a few years ago.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

16 hours 2 min ago

Baseball...
Borgia hosts St. Dominic in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game. First pitch is 4:30. Tape delayed broadcast 7:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.
Elsewhere...
Washington hosts Fort Zumwalt South at Ronsick Field
Herculaneum at St. Clair

Golf...
Washington will host the Class 4 District 3 Tournament at Wolf Hollow...