Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Tuesday, May 14

Baseball...
The Francis Howell Vikings erupted for eight runs in the fifth inning to end the game early in a decisive 16-6 win over the Washington Blue Jays in the Class 5 District semifinal. Austin Southmayd was the winning pitcher and Justin Schuler suffered the loss. Washington DH Sam Katsung had three hits with a run scored and Peter Coulter finished with two hits and two runs. Washington ends the season with a 15-11 record while the top ranked Vikings advance to the district championship game with a 28-5 mark. Eli Dilday had three hits including a three run homer and a triple. Josh Gwaltney finished the game with three hits and a run scored.

Soccer...
The Washington Blue Jays ended with the season with a hard fought loss to Fort Zumwalt West. The two teams ended regulation tied at one. They went to penalty kicks where the Jaguars finished on top 4-2.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 week 9 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 days 6 hours 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 19 hours ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas