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

1 week 15 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Softball Player Megan Micke. The Junior Shortstop had a terrific start to the season helping the Jays to a second place finish in the Union Tournament Saturday. In three games, Megan had 11 plate appearances, eight official at-bats, four hits, including a double, an rbi, a stolen base with six runs scored, three walks and two strike outs.

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SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 31 min ago

Matt Holliday singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning as the Cardinals rallied past the Pirates 5-4 in the first of three from Busch Stadium. Kolten Wong hit a pinch-hit two-run homer earlier in the seventh to tie the game at four. Holliday also had a two-run double in the third for the Redbirds, who have won three straight to take over first place in the NL Central. St.