Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Wednesday, December 18

Boys Basketball...
Borgia erased a two point half-time deficit and outscored Bishop DuBourg 23-9 in the second half in a 52-38 victory at Borgia Regional High School last night. Walton Eckelkamp led the Knights with 15 points. Zac Schweissguth and Tyler Breckenkamp added 10 apiece. Borgia improves to 5-1 overall and 2-0 in the AAA Conference. DuBourg was led by William Kayser with 10 points. Joe Carr was averaging more than 26 points per game going in, but he picked up a technical foul in the first quarter and by team policy had to sit the rest of the game. The Cavaliers drop to 2-3.

Girls Basketball...
Peoples Bank Holiday Tournament at Sullivan...
Championship Semifinals...
Borgia defeated Waynesville 47-28. Janie Arand scored 15 to lead Borgia. Megan Jensen added 14.
Sullivan downed Owensville 44-42. Taylor Lucas and Tessa Johanning scored nine each for the Lady Eagles. Owensville was paced by Hailey Diestelkamp with 23.
Consolation Semifinals...
Washington knocked off Pattonville 53-39. Kyra Hardesty scored 15 points, Paige Carpenter pumped in 13 and Rachel Kackley added 12.
Cuba beat Farminton 50-47.

Potosi Tournament...
Championship Semifinal-St. James downed Arcadia Valley 94-51. Alexis Uffmann led the way with 22 points, nine assists and eight steals, followed by Ashlee Marlatt with 21. St. James will play Park Hills Central in the championship game Saturday at 3:00.

Boys JV Tournament at New Haven...
Championship-Washington 46 Pacific 42
Third Place-Sullivan 28 New Haven 26
Consolation-Hermann 44 St. James 40

Wrestling...
Washington defeated Fort Zumwalt South 53-18 to improve to 3-1.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

18 hours 29 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 48 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.