Local High School Sports-Thursday, April 4

In the KLPW broadcast game, the Union Wildcats shut out Hermann 5-0. Ashton Dehn pitched a complete game with 12 strike outs and one walk. Devon Fennessey had two hits and two runs scored as the Wildcats improved to 3-1 over-all and 2-0 in league play. Hermann drops to 1-6 and 0-2. Freshman Conner Lane had three hits for the Bearcats. Grant Ruediger suffered the loss.

Elsewhere...

Pacific beat New Haven 13-6

St. Clair downed St. James 12-4. Jake Oermann pitched a complete game for the win.

Sullivan shut out Owensville 11-0. The Eagles are now 6-2 on the season.

Borgia hit six home runs in a 17-4 win over Fatima. Tony Helfrich, Matt Jones and Noah Borgerding all homered. Justin Horace hit a grand slam and Nathaniel Hillermann hit two homers including a grand slam. Spencer Juergens was the winning pitcher. The Knights improve to 6-0.

Girls Soccer...
Union beat Washington 3-1 in the championship game of the Windsor Tournament. Bethany Coons scored two goals and Natalie Helling added a single. Coons was named the MVP. The Cats are now 6-0.

Farmington beat Pacific 8-3 in the consolation game. Pacific's Morgan Webb made the All Tournament Team

Elsewhere...

St. Clair downed St. James 1-0

DuBourg shut out Borgia 2-0

Track and Field...
St. Clair boys and girls took first in the Sullivan Meet. Jake Yerkey broke his discus record from a year ago with a distance of 155-feet-four-inches last night.

Volleyball...
Seckman defeated Borgia in straight sets 25-21 25-16

Golf...
Washington defeated Fort Zumwalt South

Sullivan beat Owensville 134-167.

St. James took second in the Salem Tournament.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

11 hours 55 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

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SPORTS CORNER

13 hours 14 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.