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

5 days 22 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 1 day 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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