Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Tuesday, January 22

Boys...
Union Tournament-First Round...
Lutheran South downed Union 63-55. 6-2 Junior Park Van Nest paced the Lancers with 21 points. Brandon Downey pumped in 13. Union had four players in double figures with Nick Ziegler leading the way with 12. TJ Vitt added 11 with Blake Hulsey and Brandon Ford pumping in 10 apiece. Lutheran South improves to 8-7 with Union dipping to 3-11.
In the other first round game, Northwest upset Festus 61-55.

Hermann Tournament-First Round...
Top seed St. James had no problem with Wright City 76-18. Jake Ford scored 13 for the Tigers.
Montgomery County downed Warrenton 61-49. Jared Jordan and Cameron Parrish scored 17 apiece.
New Haven beat up on Owensville 48-34. Seth Schenck drained 14 to lead New Haven
Eli Strobel hit for 36 points leading the Chamois Pirates to a 54-40 win over the Hermann Bearcats.

Elsewhere...

Sullivan defeated Potosi 53-46 to improve to 13-6 under Coach Dino McKinney

Girls...
Lindbergh Tournament-Opening Round...
Pacific posted a 57-49 win over the host Flyers with Elizabeth Almo pumping in 20 points. Sullivan knocked off Northwest 55-20. The Lady Eagles are now 14-1.

Washington posted a 52-36 win over Holt. Paige Carpenter led Washington with 18 points. Courtney Kedroski added 10.

St. James remained undefeated with a 60-50 win over Rolla. Ashley Marlatt scored 18 for the Lady Tigers.

Wrestling...
Pacific 51 St. Clair 27
St. James 37 Principia 30
Sullivan 46 St. James 33
Sullivan 48 Principia 27

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 22 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Garrett Leimkuehler, Sophomore Quarterback for the Hermann Bearcats. Garrett has completed 58% of his passes, 22 of 38 for 441 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He has also carried the ball 36 times for 371 yards for 13 touchdowns and he is averaging more than 10 yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 3 days ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

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SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 34 min ago

The Cardinals begin their final regular season home series tonight with the first of three games against the Reds at Busch Stadium. John Lackey puts his 13-and-9 mark up against Cincinnati's David Holmberg, who is 1-and-1. The Cards play at Chicago and Arizona next week.