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

3 days 23 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Owensville Sophomore Cross Country Runner Carter Bracato. Carter finished 13th in Class 3 with the best time of any local runner at state. He attacked the Oak Hill Golf Club Course in Jefferson City finishing with a time of 16:50.67, leading Owensville to a 6th place finish in the team standings. Carter medalled in several events this season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 18 hours ago

"No Justice, No Peace"

Certainly, there was no peace on the streets of Ferguson on the night the grand jury announced it would not indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown.

The images of a city burning were disturbing, saddening and sickening. Every business torched leaves in its wake families who have lost their source of income, and a community that will find it that much harder to rebuild.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

21 hours 59 min ago

62nd Annual Borgia Thanksgiving Tournament...
Carnahan 71 Normandy 46

Cullen VanLeer scored 32 points in the first game of his final season at Pacific High School in a 64-22 win over Rockwood Summit. Cameron VanLeer and Noah Boyer added 13 apiece. Summit was led by Alex Banta with six points.