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

1 day 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 16 hours ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.