Washington American Legion Baseball-Wednesday, July 9

Seniors

Thusday
Blue Springs Tournament
Washington beat Bellevue, Nebraska 4-2. Post 218 improves to 2-0 in pool play.

Washington is off to a good start in pool play from the Blue Springs Wood Bat Tournament. Post 218 shutout the Gravette Lions from Arkansas 7-0. Ryan Becszlko finished with two sacrifice bunts, a double and two batted in as Washington improved to 23-9 on The Tournament will run through Sunday

Juniors
9th District Post-Season Tournament...
Washington edged Union 2-1 at Ronsick Field. Adam Gauzy was the winning pitcher. Post 218 scored in the first and seventh. Union's lone run came in the fourth. Washington finished with seven hits and no errors. Union finished the game with five hits and one error. Washington will play St. Peters Friday at 6:00 at Ronsick Field.

Freshman
9th District Post-Season Tournament...
Washington shutout Hannibal 3-0 at Elsberry. Zach Finley pitched six innings for the win and Zach Stahlman finished things off pitching the seventh for the save. At the plate, Jacob Unnerstall doubled in two runs. Washington is back in action Friday night at 8:30 at the Elsberry Legion Field.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 3 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 1 week ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am
Evil at UC Santa Barbara - 05/27/2014 - 11:22am

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 6 hours ago

After a day off, the Cardinals return to the diamond tonight for the first of a three-game series with the Padres from Petco Park. St. Louis is 56-and-48 this season and trots Lance Lynn to the hill. Lynn is 11-and-7 with a 3.05 ERA. San Diego counters with 9-and-10 Tyson Ross who has a 2.65 ERA this season. First pitch is at 9:10.