Washington Legion Baseball Post 218 AAA makes the most of 4 hits in 6-2 victory over St Charles

Washington took advantage of five errors and eight walks in posting their third 9th district win of the season. Aaron Meyer pitched six scoreless innings with seven strike outs, two walks and two hit batters to get the win. Logan Holdmeyer pitched the final three innings giving up two runs in the ninth. Seth Bollmann singled and scored twice. Washington improves to 5-1 overall and 3-1 in district action. Chris Asher suffered the loss as St. Charles dropped to 3-5 and 1-1.

Post 218 is back in action Friday night with a home game against the West Jaguars at 7:00. It will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.

In Junior Legion action last night, Washington scored two runs in the seventh to pull off a 3-2 win over St. Charles.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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On March 24, 2015, Lufthansa Airlines pilot Andreas Lubitz steered a planeful of passengers into the French Alps, killing 150 people in a grisly act of murder/suicide.

The logical first question the world is asking is why? We ask this not only to make some sort of rational sense out of the irrational act, but also so that we can try to prevent something like it from happening again.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Jordan Lennerton's RBI double in the eighth inning helped the Detroit Tigers rally for a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Grapefruit League play on Saturday. Miguel Cabrera crushed a two-run home run in the first inning, and Alex Avila added a solo shot in the seventh for the Tigers. Shane Greene allowed three runs -- one earned -- on three hits with three walks and six strikeouts in five innings on the mound.