Senior Legion Baseball

Justin Shuler pitched a complete game leading Washington Post 218 to a 12-2 win over St. Peters at Ronsick Field Friday night. Washington finished the game early with five runs in the bottom of the seventh to end it by the ten run rule. Ben Huffman and Matt Jones had two hits apiece for Washington, now 21-3 overall and 13-0 in league action.

Washington is back on the field this evening with a road game against West. Game time is 8:00 at Westhoff Park. Washington plays at Elsberry at 5:00 Sunday evening. Both games will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 9 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.

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 13 hours ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.