Local High School Basketball Scoreboard, Thursday, December 6

Boys...
Washington got back on the rails with a 66-46 win over Timberland. The Jays are back above the .500 mark at 3-2.

St. James defeated Steelville 66-21. Jack Mueller scored 17 for the Tigers

Warrenton pulled away late in a 55-47 win over Union

Girls...
New Haven beat up on South Callaway 50-29. Megan Shockley led all scorers with 13 points.

Rolla downed Pacific 57-52

Owensville topped Chamois 45-38

St. James over Blair Oaks 56-31. Hannah Perona led the Lady Tigers with 13 points. Ashlee Marlatt added a dozen.

Hermann beat Washington 55-36. The Lady Jays were led by Paige Carpenter with 10 points.

Wrestling...
Holt 53 Washington 29.

Union posted two more wins, 48-24 over Fort Zumwalt East and 48-24 over Winfield. The Wildcats improve to 4-1 in duals.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 2 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

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 5 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.