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

5 days 4 hours 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

2 weeks 4 days ago

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SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 5 min ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today. Washington will need to beat Fike twice to win state.