High School Basketball-Monday, January 13

Boys...
The 43rd Annual Washington Tournament tipped off with two games...
Top seeded Washington survived a first round scare edging out the St. Clair Bulldogs 64-61 in overtime. The Jays trailed by 10 with four minutes to play, but rallied back to take the lead. St. Clair guard Damon Arnold hit a three to tie it with ten seconds remaining and they finished regulation tied at 52. Washington outscored St. Clair 12-9 in the extra session to pull it out.
In the other first round game, Bayless beat Westminster 89-53.

South Callaway Tournament...
Boys bracket...
New Haven 36 New Bloomfield 32
Harrisburg 53 Hermann 52
Montgomery County 95 Russelville 39
North Callaway 51 South Callaway 41

Away from the tournaments...
St. James 84 Cuba 63
Wright City 60 Owensville 38

Girls...
34th Annual Ladycats Invitational at Union High School...
Eureka 88 College Prep 7
Borgia 53 Helias 42

Fatima Tournament-First Round
St. James 92 Eugene 26. Ashlee Marlatt scored 29 for St. James

Warrenton Tournament-First Round
Fort Zumwalt North 46 Warrenton 43
Mexico 47 Howell Central 35

Away from the tournaments...
New Haven 51 Bourbon 25. Rachel Steinhoff scored 19 and Emily Kallmeyer added 10.

Waynesville 75 St. Clair 53. Katelyn Guehne scored 18 for the Lady Bulldogs.

Wrestling...
Pacific 57 Sullivan 24

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 13 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.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 1 day ago

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SPORTS CORNER

14 hours 4 min ago

2015 marks the first time in the history of Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball that all three teams in the program have qualified for state tournament play. The Freshmen team played in the state tournament in Springfield earlier this month. The Juniors won state in Blue Springs last weekend and the Seniors are going to the state tournament in Sedalia this week.