Local High School Sports-Friday, May 16

Baseball...
Borgia scored seven runs in the first inning and never looked back in a 10-2 win over
St. Clair in the first round of the Class 4 District 4 tournament at Pacific High School last night. Spencer Juergens pitched six innings for the win. He also had two hits with two runs scored. Justin Baylard and Evan Ayers added two hits apiece, as Borgia improved to 20-5. St. Clair ends the season at 6-16. Kody Halmich suffered the loss. Adam Hinson had a couple of hits.

In the other first round game, Priory banged out 14 hits in a 5-0 win over the Union Wildcats.

Elsewhere...

The Sullivan/St. James continuation game has finally ended. Jake Lochner struck out five in the last two innings leading the Eagles to a 3-2 win over the Tigers. Sullivan wins the Four Rivers Conference outright with a 7-0 record. Pacific finishes second.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 3 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 22 min 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

7 hours 3 min ago

The Cardinals and Royals renew their I-70 rivalry tonight in Kansas City. It's a battle of first-place teams, with Lance Lynn slated to oppose the Royals' Chris Young in the opener of the three-game set. The teams will rematch with three more games at Busch Stadium in mid-June.