Local High School Sports-Tuesday, May 6

Baseball...
Holt 6 Washington 3. The Jays took the lead with three runs in the third inning, but Holt came back with three in the fourth, then took a 5-3 lead in the fifth on a two run homer by Austin Bennett and added an insurance run in the sixth. Washington loaded the bases in the seventh, but failed to score and the game ended when Matt McGilvray was called out at home trying to score on a wild pitch. Matt Miller suffered the loss and Evan Daly was the winner. Washington drops to 11-10 overall and ends conference at 3-5 while Holt improves to 15-8 and 4-4.
Elsewhere...
Borgia 9 DuBourg 0 at Affton
St. Clair 8 Herculaneum 1. Kody Halmich posted his first career high school victory.
Belle 9 New Haven 2.
Union 10 Montgomery County 3
Newburg 3 Owensville 0
Rolla 9 St. James 4

Girls Soccer...
Sullivan 10 St. James 0. The Eagles improve to 13-8 on the season.
Pacific 4 St. Clair 0. Cheyenne Jennings scored twice and Kate Cookson and Amber Zurliene added one apiece.
Washington 3 Holt 1. Cassidy Nurnberger, Martha Noelker and Brianna Pagan all scored and Halee Nurnberger finished with two assists.

District Golf...
Washington hosted Class 4 District 4 a Wolf Hollow...
Timberland took first place with a 318. Washington was second with a 320. Both advance to the sectional. Brad Carpenter was the individual championship with a four under par 67. Carpenter will be joined at the sectional by teammates Matt Hoemann, Hunter Mahon, Eric Hasenjaeger and Sebastian Hommes

Warrenton hosted Class 3 District 3 at Innsbrook Resort. 10 teams were in the competition. Warrenton took fourth with a 345. MICDS was first with a 321. Three Warrenton golfers qualified for the sectional....
Ethan Luecke, Chase Nelson and Curtis Bauer.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 22 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 days 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

20 hours 56 min ago

The Cardinals play game-two of their three-game set against the Reds tonight. St. Louis is 67-and-57 and sits two-and-a-half games behind Milwaukee for first place in the NL Central. The Cards will march John Lackey out to the mound. Lackey is 1-and-1 in three starts since being traded from Boston. Cincinnati counters with 12-and-8 Alfredo Simon.