American Legion Baseball

Seniors
Washington is back on the rails following a 9-6 win over the West Jaguars in the first round of the zone 1 tournament in Moberly last night. Tyler Tuepker pitched seven innings for the win. Brendan Feldman closed it out for the save. At the plate Noah Borgerding had three hits and Andrew Sumner, playing second base for Dilan Bollmann who was out of the lineup, had two hits with two runs and three batted in. Washington improves to 35-8 while West drops to 30-13. Post 218 is off Friday and will continue play Saturday afternoon at 1:00. In the other first round game last night, Jefferson City hammered Moberly 15-0 in seven innings.

Here is today's scheduled...
Jefferson City vs. Hannibal at 5:00
West vs. Moberly at 8:00 in an elimination game.

The winner of the Jefferson City/Hannibal game will advance to play Washington Saturday at 1:00. The game will be broadcast on KLPW-AM 1220. Lifestyle Matters with Karen Stratman will follow the game.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Spencer is the Ace of the pitching staff with a 4-0 record. He has given up just one run this season and currently sports an earned run average of .33. Spencer has allowed 11 hits in 21 innings but no extra base hits. He has struck out 16 while walking two for a strike out to walk ratio of 8.1.

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This may be an alarming fact to a number of people, especially conservatives who do not trust President Obama on this issue. The fact is, however, that this trend has been going on for decades.

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