Local High School Sports-Tuesday, April 15

Baseball...
Borgia knocked off Washington 4-2 at Borgia High School. Spencer Juergens pitched five and a third innings for the win and Tyler Murray pitched the final inning and two-thirds for the save. Jacob Wunderlich doubled in a big insurance run in the sixth as the Knights improved to 9-3. Camron Shipley suffered the tough luck loss going the distance giving up two runs on four hits. Sam Katzung and Seth Bollmann had two hits apiece for the Jays, now 5-3 on the year.

Elsewhere...

Cuba 7 St. Clair 1

Linn 8 Hermann 2. Ben Held and Craig Winkelmann both finished with a hit and a run batted in. Held suffered the loss.

Pacific shut out Owensville 14-0. James Howie had two hits with two batted in. Ryan Howell posted three doubles with two rbi. Noah Brocato pitched four innings for the win.

Soccer...
Washington posted a 3-0 win over Fort Zumwalt East. Martha Noelker, Halee Nurnberger and Cassidy Nurnberger all scored for Washington, now 9-2 on the season.

Union blasted Owensville 10-0. Bethany Coons scored five goals, Taylor Gaebe, Bri Clark, Karlie Peth, Marissa Groves and Kalyn Bigley all scored one goal apiece.

Golf...
Borgia defeated Kennedy 209-to-250 at the Franklin County Country Club. Clayton Voss medalled with a 35.

Owensville beat St. James 181-209. Colin Hayes was the medalist with a 40 for his round.

Boys Volleyball...
O'Fallon Christian beat Borgia in straight sets 25-16 25-22

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 23 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Softball Player Megan Micke. The Junior Shortstop had a terrific start to the season helping the Jays to a second place finish in the Union Tournament Saturday. In three games, Megan had 11 plate appearances, eight official at-bats, four hits, including a double, an rbi, a stolen base with six runs scored, three walks and two strike outs.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 16 hours ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

3 min 10 sec ago

Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is back behind the plate catching for Double-A Springfield. The All-Star backstop is working his way back from July thumb surgery and went 2-for-3 in Springfield's game against Arkansas. Molina could be back with the Cardinals this weekend.