Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball

Seniors
Blue Springs Wood Bat Tournament Quarterfinal
Quincy 4 Washington 1
Quincy advances to the semifinal Sunday

Washington beat the Hawthorne Outlaws from Lee's Summit 4-2 to finish 4-0 in pool play. Justin Shuler pitched a complete game and receives the Reggie Award.

Washington also blanked Geiger Redi Mix from Leavenworth, Kansas 14-0.
Washington will play Quincy in the quarterfinal Saturday at 12:30.

Washington improved to 2-0 in pool play at the Blue Springs Wood Bat Tournament with a 4-2 win over Bellevue, Nebraska Thursday afternoon. Mitch Hammack pitched a complete game with five strike outs and three walks. Nick Thiel and Ross Seitter had two hits apiece. Thiel, Seth Bollmann and Sam Katzung had one rbi each. Washington improved to 24-9 on the season.

Quarterfinal and Cross over games are scheduled Saturday with the semifinals and championship Sunday.

District Tournaments
Juniors
It was a wild one in the winners bracket with extra innings and a big Rally for Washington Post 218. Washington and St. Peters were tied at seven after seven and it stayed that way until the tenth when St. Peters scored four runs to take an 11-7 lead. Washington stormed back to score five runs and win it 12-11. Michael Sinnott squeezed home the winning run. Isaiah West picked up the win. Washington will play for the district championship at 5:00 Saturday evening. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.
Union was knocked out of the tournament with a 6-3 loss to Elsberry.

Freshman
Washington beat St. Charles 6-0 behind the pitching of Eli Marquart. He tossed a complete game two hitter. Tyler Patton had a good night at the plate with a double and two rbi. Washington will play for the district championship at 4:00 Saturday afternoon.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

18 hours 32 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Middle Hitter Amanda Vollmer with the Washington High School Volleyball Team. Amanda currently has 58 kills on the year and is averaging more than two kills per game. She also sports a 97.46 serve percentage with seven aces. Amanda is also a good defender with 30 blocks and 38 digs on the season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

49 sec ago

Early Tuesday morning, U.S. fighter jets, armed Predator and Reaper drones, and Navy ships launched airstrike attacks against ISIS, deep within Syria. While it is ironic that it was about a year ago at this time that President Obama was seriously considering strikes against Syrian leader Bashir al-Assad, sometimes threats emerge even greater than the last.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm

SPORTS CORNER

20 hours 48 min ago

The Cardinals open their final road trip of the season tonight in Chicago. Adam Wainwright tries for his 20th win, while the Cubs start Travis Wood. St. Louis will also play three at Arizona this weekend. The Cardinals lead the Pirates by two-and-a-half games in the NL Central.