Local High School Basketball-Friday, November 30

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Boys...
Bank of Old Monroe Tip-Off Classic at Winfield High School. North Tech beat Union 66-60 in the consolation final. Nick Ziegler scored 24 to lead the Wildcats with Brandon Ford pumping in 18. Sean Rigmaiden paced the Golden Eagles with 18 points. Union drops to 1-3 and North Tech Improves to 2-1.

Elsewhere....

De Soto 49 St. Clair 44.
Hermann 72 South Calloway 62. Craig Winkelmann scored 23 for the Bearcats with John Baumstark pumping in 22.
Pacific 49 Salem 37
Borgia 46 St. Dominic 38. Career win number 600 for Coach Dave Neier

Girls...
Marquette Tournament-Third Place
Pacific 59 Duchesne 48. Lizzy Almo and Kya Hill were named to the All-Tournament Team.

Orchard Farm Tournament-Championship
St. Charles 48 Union 42. Alyssa Coons and Whitney Vitt scored 10 apiece for the Lady Wildcats. Abbie Brack added eight. Brack and Vitt were named to the All Tournament Team.

Montgomery County Tournament...
Consolation Final-New Haven beat Clopton 39-29. Rachel Steinhoff scored 17 for the Lady Shamrocks.
Championship-Hermann 50 Bowling Green 41

Saturday...

Boys Basketball...
Potosi Tournament-Third Place-Sullivan 65 St. Pius 54
Championship-St. James 65 Cape Central 64. Jack Mueller scored 18 to lead the Tigers. St. James erased an 18-point deficit to win the game.

Montgomery County Tournament-Third Place-New Haven 57 Clopton 55
Consolation Final-Warrenton 53 Montgomery County 51.

New Haven Boys JV Tournament...
Championship-Washington 43 St. James 36
Third Place-Pacific 49 Sullivan 32
Consolation-Owensville 37 Union 30

Girls...
Potosi Tournament-Championship-St. James 62 Park Hills Central 42

Elsewhere...

Cor Jesu 53 Borgia 45

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

12 hours 26 min 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.

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SPORTS CORNER

13 hours 44 min ago

The Washington Post 218 Seniors are headed to state. Washington cruised through the zone 1 tournament capping off their run with a 14-9 win over Moberly in the championship game Sunday afternoon. Washington led by 10 into the bottom of the ninth. Matt Miller was the winning pitcher as Washington improved to 33-3 on the season. Ross Seitter, Aaron Meyer and Nate Hillermann all had two hits apiece. Washington banged out 14 as a team.