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 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

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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.