Local High School Basketball Scoreboard-Thursday, January 10

Boys...
Washington Tournament-Consolation Semifinals...
St. Charles beat St. Clair 58-50. Adam Brott scored 15 for the Bulldogs. Casey Teson drained 17 for St. Charles. St. Clair dropped to 3-8 and the Pirates improved to 11-5.
In the other game, Borgia trailed Fort Zumwalt East by ten in the second quarter then came back to outscore the Lions 40-16 in the second half to win the game 64-43. Jordan Miller paced Borgia with 14. Joseph Helfrich scored 13 and Zachary Schweissguth added 11. The Knights improve to 7-6 and Zumwalt East dipped to 4-8.

Girls...
Union Tournament-Consolation Semifinals...
Union jumped on Madison Prep 72-12 with Alyssa Coons pumping in 16 points. Rachel Bassett pumped in 15 and needs just five points to reach one thousand for her high school career.
Washington held on for a 51-48 win over Eureka. Kaitlin Evans hit the game winning shot with less than two seconds left. She finished with seven for the game. Courtney Kedroski led the way with 20 and Paige Carpenter added 13.

South Callaway Tournament-Championship Semifinals...
Hermann downed Russelville 68-44
New Haven defeated North Callaway 52-49. Rachel Steinhoff scored 17 for the Lady Shamrocks with Emily Kallmeyer adding 13.

Elsewhere....

Pacific rallied to beat Cuba 49-45

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 16 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

16 hours 37 min ago

Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.