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

4 days 1 hour ago

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

6 days 21 hours ago

Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

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SPORTS CORNER

22 hours 47 min ago

The NCAA Tournament regional semifinals begin Thursday with a quartet of games.