Local High School Basketball-Tuesday, November 26

Borgia/Pepsi Thanksgiving Tournament...
Nick Ziegler scored 39 points and was perfect from the free throw line going 18-for-18 leading the Union Wildcats to a 91-68 win over the O'Fallon Christian Eagles last night. Tanner Bunch drained six three pointers and finished with 20 points.

Borgia shot 57 percent from the floor and 42 percent on three's in a 63-21 win over St. Clair. Joe Helfrich scored 14 with Zac Schweissguth pumping in 13 and Walton Eckelkamp 11. Reno Jones paced the Bulldogs with 11 points.

Elsewhere last night...

Boys...
Fatima outscored St. James 84-77
New Haven beat Belle 48-40. Kyle Ruediger scored 14 for New Haven with Seth Schenck adding 11.
Montgomery County edged out Hermann 71-70. Josh Oetterer scored 20 for Hermann with Craig Winkelmann pumping in 19.
Newburg 58 Owensville 35

Girls...
Washington posted a 44-37 win over St. Clair. Paige Carpenter scored 16 and Kyra Hardesty chipped in 15.
Hermann had no problem with Montgomery County 83-18. Jamie Gleeson drained 27.
Sullivan beat Jefferson City 42-21
St. James beat Waynesville 61-55

Wrestling...
St. Clair defeated Herculaneum 47-35.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 15 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Swimmer Michael Matthews from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Michael medalled in two events at the state swim meet at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. He took 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle and 4th in the 100-Yard Butterfly. Michael also medalled in four events in the AAA Conference meet, helping Borgia secure the conference title.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 11 hours ago

I have just returned from spending four days in a guided silent retreat. The grace of silence is that it allows us to listen and reflect.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 10 hours ago

Max Pacioretty scored twice on his 26th birthday as the Canadiens cruised to a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Bell Centre. Vladimir Tarasenko scored the lone goal in the first period for St. Louis, which fell to 0-and-2 on its four-game road trip. Jake Allen allowed all four goals on 30 shots in the setback. The Blues skate in Ottawa tomorrow.