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 19 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Varsity Soccer Goalie Camron Shipley. Camron made countless saves in Washington's 1-0 win over Borgia Saturday night at Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School. The game was scoreless through regulation and two overtimes and Shipley only gave up one goal in the shootout. Camron is a senior and this is his first year playing soccer.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

THE BLACK & WHITE ISSUES OF FERGUSON - 10/13/2014 - 11:06am
STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am

SPORTS CORNER

16 hours 36 min ago

Volleyball...
Class 3 District 8 at Union
Borgia vs. St. Clair at 5:00
Sullivan vs. Owensville at 6:15.
Championship at 7:30-Broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.

Class 4 District 3 at Rockwood Summit
Lafayette vs. Eureka at 5:00
Washington vs. Northwest at 6:15
Championship at 7:30