Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Tuesday, April 30

Baseball...
Holt beat the Washington Blue Jays 8-2 at Ronsick Field. Josh Abegg pitched five innings for the Indians, how 15-4 overall and 7-0 in the GAC Central. Jared Walde suffered the loss as the Jays dip to 11-9 and 2-6. Todd Hellmann had three hits and Brock Hopkins chipped in with two hits.
Elsewhere...
St. Clair jumped all over Herculaneum 18-8 in five innings
Warrenton shut out St. Charles 15-0
De Soto swepped a doubleheader from Sullivan 5-3 and 11-2
Borgia cruised to a doubleheader sweep over Dubourg 4-0 and 12-0.
New Haven downed Belle 19-1. Garrett Schoenfeld had three hits and two runs. Brandon Carey finished with two hits and three batted in.
Rolla beat St. James 11-1
Hermann posted a 9-7 win over Pacific
Union took down Owensville 15-4. Ashton Dehn was the winner. Emmett Parker finished the game with three hits, two runs and two batted in.

Soccer...
Pacific 2 St. Clair 1
Washington 2 Holt 0
Sullivan 5 St. James 0

Golf...
Class 4 District at Old Hickory...
Washington took third place. Three Washington golfers qualified for the sectional, Colby Schuster, Mark Stahlhuth and Brad Carpenter.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

22 hours 26 min 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

23 hours 48 min ago

The Washington Post 218 Seniors are headed to state. Washington cruised through the zone 1 tournament capping off their run with a 14-9 win over Moberly in the championship game Sunday afternoon. Washington led by 10 into the bottom of the ninth. Matt Miller was the winning pitcher as Washington improved to 33-3 on the season. Ross Seitter, Aaron Meyer and Nate Hillermann all had two hits apiece. Washington banged out 14 as a team.