Local High School Basketball-Tuesday, February 26

Class 5 District 10 at Rolla High School....
Boys Semifinals
Luke Schroepfer scored 21 points leading the Washington Blue Jays to a 58-42 win over the Lebanon Yellowjackets. Ronnie Suggs added 17 and Patrick Menke chipped in six as the Jays improved to 18-9. Lebanon was led by Josh Archer with 11 points. The Jackets end the season with a 2-24 record. Washington advances to the championship game Saturday evening to face Waynesville. The Tigers beat Rolla 56-45.
Championship games are scheduled Thursday night.

Class 4 District 9 at Pacific
Girls opening round...
Owensville beat Union 40-37. Rachel Bassett led Union with 15 points. Owensville was paced by Hailey Diestelkamp with 21 points.
Borgia erased a five point halftime deficit and came back to beat St. Clair 54-44.
The Tournament will resume Thursday evening with the boys semifinals.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 21 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 4 days ago

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 25 min 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.