Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball

Scores and Schedules

Freshman State Tournament at Ronsick Field-First Round-Wednesday
Washington scored eight unanswered runs to erase an early deficit to beat Eureka 9-4. Zach Finley was the winning pitcher.
Creve Coeur 16 St. Roberts 2
St. Genevieve 4 St. Charles 0
Jackson 1 Springfield Glendale 0

Thursday...
Elimination Bracket
Springfield-Glendale 11 St. Roberts 1
St. Charles 10 Eureka 2
Winners Bracket
St. Genevieve 4 Creve Coeur 2
Washington 12 Jackson 10. Washington came back fron a 9-1 deficit.

Schedule Friday...
Elimination Bracket
Jackson vs. Springfield-Glendale 10:00
St. Charles vs. Creve Coeur 1:00
The two winners will meet at 7:00
Winners Bracket
Washington vs. St. Genevieve 4:00

The AA Junior Zone 1 Tournament gets underway today at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington.
Elsberry 10 Chillicothe 1
Elsberry will play Washington at 1:00 Friday afternoon.

The 9th District Senior Legion District Tournament...
West is the number one seed, Daniel Boone is second and Washington is third followed by St. Charles. Elsberry is the five seed with Wentzville sixth, St. Peters seventh and Pacific eighth...
Thursday
At the Rec Plex in St. Peters...
Washington 4 Wentzville 0
Daniel Boone 8 St. Peters 2
At Westhoff Park
West 11 Pacific 1
St Charles 17 Elsberry 2

Scheduled Friday...
Winners Bracket at Westhoff Park...
West vs. St. Charles at 6:00
Washington vs. Daniel Boone at 8:30-Broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.
Elimination Bracket at the St. Peters Rec Plex
Pacific vs. Elsberry at 6:00
Wentzville vs. St. Peters at 8:30

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 15 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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2 weeks 4 days ago

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SPORTS CORNER

18 hours 54 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.