Local High School Sports-Tuesday, January 21

Boys Basketball...
Borgia outscored Pacific 7-5 in overtime to beat the Indians 60-58 in front of raucous crowd at Pacific High School. Pacific's Jeff Hinkle hit a shot to tie the game at 53 at the end of regulation but Adam Meyer drained the game winner with 12 seconds left in the extra session to send Borgia into the win column. The final shot from Cullen VanLeer bounced off the front of the rim as time expired. Borgia was led by Zach Schweissguth with 17 points as the Knights improved to 10-3. Cullen VanLeer drained 26 points and pulled down 16 rebounds for the Indians, now 9-4. They could meet again next week in the Union Tournament. Borgia and Pacific are the top two seeds in the bracket.

Elsewhere...

At the St. James Tournament-First Round...
Blair Oaks 58 Salem 42
Rolla 52 Newburg 32

Cuba 61 Owensville 31

New Haven 45 Linn 38

Washington 62 Fort Zumwalt North 52. Ronnie Suggs scored 21 for the Jays with Brad Carpenter adding 12.

Park Hills Central 67 St. Clair 61. The Bulldogs were led by Reno Jones with 21 and Damon Arnold with 16.

Hermann 58 Chamois 29 with Josh Oetterer scoring 12 for the Bearcats.

Girls...
Hermann 43 Chamois 36. Karinne Lane scored 15 for Hermann

Sullivan 54 Visitation 39

Waynesville 48 Union 39

Washington 64 Fort Zumwalt North 30. Kyra Hardesty finished with 17 with Rachel Kackley adding 13 and Courtney Kedroski 12.

Wrestling...
Union posted two wins last night, 54-21 over Sullivan and 48-23 over St. James.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 14 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Golfer Brad Carpenter from Washington High School. In a recent match against Fort Zumwalt South at Wolf Hollow, Brad carded a six under par 29 to lead the team to a 148-176 win over the Bulldogs. Brad will attend Missouri State University in Springfield on a golf and academic scholarship. He started playing golf at the age of 12 and developed an immediate love for the game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

14 hours 49 min ago

I am a woman. I would be more than happy to have more money in my paycheck. Too bad the Paycheck Fairness Act won't do that for me. Who wants "equality" if it comes because everyone makes less money?

Nonetheless, the Paycheck Fairness Act is the latest weapon in the War On Women, part II--2014 election style.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 7 min ago

Wily Peralta pitched one-run ball into the seventh inning as the Brewers beat the Cardinals 5-1 at Miller Park. Peralta allowed six hits and a walk over six and a third innings to improve to 2-and-0 with the win. Aramis Ramirez went 3-for-4 with an RBI and Jonathan Lucroy singled home two runs for Milwaukee, which salvaged the finale of the three-game series. Joe Kelly gave up just an unearned run in four innings, but took the loss.