Local High School Sports-Tuesday, May 6

Baseball...
Holt 6 Washington 3. The Jays took the lead with three runs in the third inning, but Holt came back with three in the fourth, then took a 5-3 lead in the fifth on a two run homer by Austin Bennett and added an insurance run in the sixth. Washington loaded the bases in the seventh, but failed to score and the game ended when Matt McGilvray was called out at home trying to score on a wild pitch. Matt Miller suffered the loss and Evan Daly was the winner. Washington drops to 11-10 overall and ends conference at 3-5 while Holt improves to 15-8 and 4-4.
Elsewhere...
Borgia 9 DuBourg 0 at Affton
St. Clair 8 Herculaneum 1. Kody Halmich posted his first career high school victory.
Belle 9 New Haven 2.
Union 10 Montgomery County 3
Newburg 3 Owensville 0
Rolla 9 St. James 4

Girls Soccer...
Sullivan 10 St. James 0. The Eagles improve to 13-8 on the season.
Pacific 4 St. Clair 0. Cheyenne Jennings scored twice and Kate Cookson and Amber Zurliene added one apiece.
Washington 3 Holt 1. Cassidy Nurnberger, Martha Noelker and Brianna Pagan all scored and Halee Nurnberger finished with two assists.

District Golf...
Washington hosted Class 4 District 4 a Wolf Hollow...
Timberland took first place with a 318. Washington was second with a 320. Both advance to the sectional. Brad Carpenter was the individual championship with a four under par 67. Carpenter will be joined at the sectional by teammates Matt Hoemann, Hunter Mahon, Eric Hasenjaeger and Sebastian Hommes

Warrenton hosted Class 3 District 3 at Innsbrook Resort. 10 teams were in the competition. Warrenton took fourth with a 345. MICDS was first with a 321. Three Warrenton golfers qualified for the sectional....
Ethan Luecke, Chase Nelson and Curtis Bauer.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 5 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 hour 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

3 hours 15 min ago

The Cardinals are off today before the Dodgers come to town for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night. John Lackey will start the opener for St. Louis. He's 2-and-3 with a 3.18 ERA. Los Angeles sends Mike Bolsinger to the mound. He's 3-and-0 with a 0.71 ERA.