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

4 days 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 8 hours ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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