Senior Legion Baseball

The Washington Post 218 Senior Legion Invitational Tournament is underway with eight games on the schedule today...

Washington kicked off the action with a 4-1 win over Thoman Boothe at Ronsick Field. Evan Ayers pitched a complete game as Post 218 improved to 9-6. Washington will face Farmington Thursday morning at 11:00 at Borgia Regional High School.

Other games at Ronsick today...
The St. Charles/House Springs game is postponed today and is rescheduled Friday as the first game of the day at Borgia Regional High School.
Jackson 3 House Springs 2
Jackson 2 St. Charles 0
Creve Couer 6 Jefferson City 3

Three games are scheduled at Borgia Regional High School...
West 6 Manchester 5
Manchester/Ballwin finish tied 6-6 after eight innings. Game called after two hour time limit.
West 9 Ballwin 1

The Tournament features 16-teams with four teams in each of four pools. Washington is in Pool D with Thoman Boothe, Farmington and Mayfield, Kentucky.

The tournament will run through Sunday evening.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 9 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.

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