Washington Legion Baseball Post 218 AAA makes the most of 4 hits in 6-2 victory over St Charles

Washington took advantage of five errors and eight walks in posting their third 9th district win of the season. Aaron Meyer pitched six scoreless innings with seven strike outs, two walks and two hit batters to get the win. Logan Holdmeyer pitched the final three innings giving up two runs in the ninth. Seth Bollmann singled and scored twice. Washington improves to 5-1 overall and 3-1 in district action. Chris Asher suffered the loss as St. Charles dropped to 3-5 and 1-1.

Post 218 is back in action Friday night with a home game against the West Jaguars at 7:00. It will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.

In Junior Legion action last night, Washington scored two runs in the seventh to pull off a 3-2 win over St. Charles.

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

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