Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Wednesday, March 20

Baseball...
Results from the Four Rivers Classic...
Pacific rallied in the seventh inning to beat Wright City 4-3
Hermann edged St. James 7-6
Montgomery County had no problem with Owensville 11-1
St. Clair beat Festus 11-7 behind a complete game pitching performance from Brendan Murphy.

Elsewhere...
Warrenton opened the season with a 7-4 win over Fox

Lindbergh/Mehlville Tournament...
Sullivan hammered St. Mary's 11-1 in five innings. Joey Lochner homered for the Eagles.

Soccer...
Fox Tournament...
Kennedy shut out Sullivan 3-nil. The Eagles will play Festus today at 4:00 at Fox High School.

Other action....

Union routed North County Bonne Terre 10-0. The Cats are now 3-0 and have racked up 24 goals over that span.

Borgia shut down St. Clair 5-0 with Emily Grahl scoring four goals.

JV Girls Soccer...
Borgia 4 St. Clair 0

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 21 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.

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2 weeks 5 days ago

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SPORTS CORNER

2 days 1 hour 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.