Local High School Basketball Scoreboard-Wednesday, January 23

Boys...
Ameritime Classic-Championship Semifinal...
Top seed Hazelwood Central edged out Borgia 32-29 in a tough defensive battle at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis. The Hawks slowed the pace in the fourth quarter, at one point holding the ball for two and a half minutes before taking a shot. Borgia outscored the Hawks 5-4 in the final quarter but came up just short. Casey Kuchem led the Knights with 11 points and Quaron Gooch paced Hazelwood Central with 13. Borgia drops to 11-7 while Hazelwood improves to 14-3. Borgia will play Parkway West for Third place Friday night at 7:00.

Girls...
Hermann Tournament...
Championship Semifinals...
Owensville defeated top seeded Hermann 48-46.
Chamois beat New Haven 36-18
Consolation Semifinals...
St. Clair took down Montgomery County 49-24. Allison Hinson scored 14 for the Lady Bulldogs
Warrenton beat Wright City 62-22.

In Wrestling...
Washington shut out Fort Zumwalt East 80-0 to improve to 14-3.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 13 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 10 hours ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.