Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Wednesday, May 1

Baseball...
Union posted a 7-2 win over New Haven at Legion Field. Trey Fink pitched complete game with six strikeouts and one walk. At the plate, Dustin Griffin had three hits with two rbi and Drew Juengil had two hits with three batted in.

St. Charles beat Warrenton 2-1. Tristan Tredway was the winning pitcher.

Helias downed Pacific 13-3

Sullivan finishes Four Rivers Conference play with a perfect record following an 8-0 win over Hermann. The Eagles wrapped up league action at 7-0.

De Soto shut out St. Clair 3-0

St. James downed Steelville 9-6

Washington took the consolation trophy in the Fort Zumwalt North Tournament with a thrilling 10-8 win over Zumwalt East. Zack Pointer hit a grand slam for the Jays.

Girls Soccer...
Union blanked Washington 2-0

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 4 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 1 day ago

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SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 2 min ago

2015 marks the first time in the history of Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball that all three teams in the program have qualified for state tournament play. The Freshmen team played in the state tournament in Springfield earlier this month. The Juniors won state in Blue Springs last weekend and the Seniors are going to the state tournament in Sedalia this week.