Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Tuesday, January 8

Boys Basketball...
Washington Tournament...
Francis Howell Central 55 Borgia 47. Justin Hayden and Derrick Puni scored 16 apiece for the Spartans while the Knights were led by Zachary Schweissguth with 14 and Joseph Helfrich with 12. Senior guard Jordan Miller was out of the lineup a rib injury. They hope to have him back in uniform later this week. Borgia drops to 6-6 while Howell Central improved to 5-8.
In the other first round game last night, Westminster Christian Academy beat Fort Zumwalt East 73-57.

Elsewhere....

Cape Central beat Pacific 48-39

Salem defeated Sullivan 58-50

Cuba beat Union 62-59

Girls...
In the first round of the Union Tournament....
Top seed Sullivan blasted Madison Prep 85-13.
Borgia downed Union 53-40.

South Callaway Tournament-First Round...
Hermann topped Montgomery County 79-18
New Haven defeated South Callaway 39-23.

Wrestling...
Blair Oaks 51 Owensville 22
Washington 66 Warrenton 12. Washington's Spencer Baird move into a tie for most wins in school history
Pacific 43 Sullivan 32

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

17 hours 59 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.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 days ago

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SPORTS CORNER

19 hours 18 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.