Local Sports Scoreboard-Monday, April 1

Local College Softball...
East Central swept a doubleheader from John Wood College 8-5 and 9-7. Julie Scheer was the winning pitcher in game one. Haley Zenner hit a walk-off three run home with two outs in the tenth inning. Chelsea Bax was the winner in game two. Chloe Galati had five hits in the two games combined.

High School Baseball...
Sullivan shut out New Haven 10-0. Joey Lochner tossed a one hitter. New Haven committed six errors in the field. Sullivan improves to 5-2.

St. Clair jumped on Hermann 17-2. Brenden Murphy tossed a complete game.

Pacific had no problem with Owensville 23-3.

Union downed St. James 8-2. Jordan Weaks pitched a complete game with 14 strike outs. Devon Fennessey had four hits with two doubles and four batted in.

Soccer...
The Windsor Tournament kicked off with three games...
Windsor defeated Pacific 3-2

Union downed Festus 10-0

Washington beat up on De Soto 10-0

Away from the tournament...

Sullivan blanked St. Clair 3-nil. JV St. Clair won 2-1

Fatima defeated St. James 2-1

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 13 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 1 day ago

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SPORTS CORNER

14 hours 4 min ago

2015 marks the first time in the history of Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball that all three teams in the program have qualified for state tournament play. The Freshmen team played in the state tournament in Springfield earlier this month. The Juniors won state in Blue Springs last weekend and the Seniors are going to the state tournament in Sedalia this week.