Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Tuesday, December 11

Boys Basketball...
Pacific beat Union 57-34 in the KLPW-AM broadcast game. Cullin VanLeer led the Indians with 13-points, eight-rebounds and seven-assists. Noah Boyer and Brendan Jett-Kell added nine-points apiece as Pacific improved to 5-2 overall and 1-0 in conference. Union was led by Blake Hulsey with 15 points. The Wildcats drop to 2-5 and 0-1.

Elsewhere...

St. James posted a 49-41 win over New Haven. Jake Ford led the Tigers with 21-points.

St. Clair downed Owensville 67-34

Washington trailed Fort Zumwalt East 29-12 at the half, then stormed back outscoring the Lions 24-4 in the second half to pull out a 36-33 win.

Sullivan edged out Hermann 55-54. Seth Mesey led Sullivan with 21 and Hermann was paced by John Baumstark with 18.

Girls Basketball...
Washington improved to 2-2 with a 60-29 win over Fort Zumwalt East. Paige Carpenter scored 15 for the Lady Jays

Owensville beat Cuba 47-40

Borgia defeated Rosati-Kain 56-38

Holt downed Warrenton 44-29

Wrestling...
St. Clair picked up two big wins....
53-24 over Principia and 59-24 over Clayton

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 17 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 15 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.