Washington Senior Legion Tournament

Schedule Sunday...
Semifinals
West 4 Edwardsville 2
Washington 6 Jackson 0

Championship
West 4 Washington 1

Championship Bracket Saturday at Ronsick Field...
West 5 St. Charles 2 (11-innings)
Edwardsville 13 Thoman Boothe 1
Jackson 2 Manchester 0
Washington 1 Creve Coeur 0. Aaron Meyer pitched a complete game.

Consolation Bracket..
Hillcrest 4 Eureka 3
Mayfield 10 Glendale 1
Ballwin 6 House Springs 2
Jefferson City/Farmington-Cancelled

Washington Post 218 ended pool play at the Washington Invitational Tournament with an undefeated record, sweeping a doubleheader with Mayfield and Farmington on Friday night at Ronsick Field. Washington capitalized on an error-filled seventh inning by Mayfield Kentucky en route to a 12-2 victory in the first game. Mayfield committed five errors in the inning while Washington scored nine runs.

In Game 2, Washington rallied to a 4-2 victory over Farmington. Washington tied the game in the seventh with an RBI double from Nathan Hillermann, and added two runs in the eighth to take the lead for good. Now 11-6 on the year.

Scoreboard
Friday...
Glendale 1 Creve Coeur 0
Manchester 12 Hillcrest 1
Ballwin 5 Hillcrest 2
Farmington 2 Mayfield, Kentucky 0
Washington 12 Mayfield 2
Washington 4 Farmington 2
House Springs 2 St. Charles 0
Eureka 12 House Springs 2
Edwardsville 5 Glendale 3
Jackson 9 Eureka 0

Scoreboard Thursday...
St. Charles 8 Eureka 2
Edwardsville, Illinois 7 Creve Coeur 3
Edwardsville 7 Jefferson City 6
Jefferson City 16 Glendale 3
Thoman Boothe 8 Farmington 3
West 9 Hillcrest 1
Mayfield, Kentucky 5 Thoman Boothe 1
Scoreboard from Wednesday...
Washington 4 Thoman Boothe 1
Jackson 3 House Springs 2
Jackson 2 St. Charles 0
Creve Coeur 6 Jefferson City 3
West 6 Manchester 5
Manchester/Ballwin finish tied 6-6 after eight innings. Game called after two hour time limit.
West 9 Ballwin 1

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 1 week ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 9 hours ago

After a day off, the Cardinals return to the diamond tonight for the first of a three-game series with the Padres from Petco Park. St. Louis is 56-and-48 this season and trots Lance Lynn to the hill. Lynn is 11-and-7 with a 3.05 ERA. San Diego counters with 9-and-10 Tyson Ross who has a 2.65 ERA this season. First pitch is at 9:10.