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

7 hours 32 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 27 min ago

The Washington Seniors played two games Sunday and finished 1-1 for the day. Post 218 thrashed Pacific 29-4 with Mitch Barrow posting five hits. In the second game, Washington lost to Warrenton 4-3 at Warrenton High School. Ben Stephens pitched a complete game with nine strike outs and five walks to post the win. The game was tied at two after the first inning.