Local High School Basketball Schedule-Friday, December 20 & Saturday, December 21

Friday...
Boys...
Duchesne knocked off Borgia 59-44 in the KLPW broadcast game. Ryan Tune scored 24 and Drew Moore added 20. The Pioneers improve to 2-0 and 1-0 in league. Walton Eckelkamp paced Borgia with 11 points as the Knights dropped to 5-2 and 1-1.
Elsewhere...
Two local teams will play in the GAC/Surbuban Shootout at Family Arena in
St. Charles.
Seckman 57 Sullivan 53
Kirkwood 62 Washington 51. Ronnie Suggs scored 26 for the Jays.
Other action...
St. James 57 Union 47. Nick Ziegler drained 16 for Union
Pacific 36 New Haven 27
Hermann 55 St. Clair 51. Matt Hugg poured in 16 as the Bearcats outscored the Bulldogs 17-5 in the final quarter. Reno Jones scored 18 for the Dogs.

Girls...
The Peoples Bank Holiday Tournament wraps up with four games today...
Seventh Place-Pattonville 48 Farmington 35
Consolation-Washington 67 Cuba 52. Courtney Kedroski and Paige Carpenter scored 17 each for the Lady Jays.
Third Place-Owensville 63 Waynesville 46. Hailey Diestelkamp scored 19. Miranda Robertson added 14 for the Dutchgirls.
Championship-Borgia 48 Sullivan 31. Janie Arand and Kaylee Heggemann scored 13 each.
First Team All Tournament Team
Taylor Lucas-Sullivan
Paige Carpenter-Washington
Kallie Bildner-Waynesville
Janie Arand-Borgia
Hailey Diestelkamp-Owensville-Tournament MVP

Wrestling...
St. Clair 48
Herculaneum 34

Saturday...
Girls Basketball
Potosi Tournament Championship
Park Hills Central 63 St. James 52

Boys Basketball
Potosi Tournament Third Place
St. James 66 St. Pius 37

GAC/Suburban Shootout at Family Arena in St. Charles
Warrenton 45 Northwest 44.

Sullivan Shootout...
Lindbergh 65 Owensville 40
Summit 38 St. Clair 37
Poplar Bluff 74 Lutheran South 65
Jefferson City 70 Washington 49
Jackson 68 Pacific 52
Sullivan 53 De Soto 51

Missouri National Guard Shootout at Jefferson City High School
Hermann 52 California 50

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 11 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 5 days ago

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 15 hours 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.