Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball

Seniors
Washington will now prepare for the 9th District Tournament after falling to Quincy 4-1 in the quarterfinal of the Blue Springs Wood Bat Tournament Saturday afternoon. The tournament will get underway Thursday with games at Westhoff Park in O'Fallon and the Rec-Plex in St. Peters.

District Tournaments
Juniors
Washington won the 9th District Post Season Tournament Championship Saturday afternoon with a 3-1 victory over Elsberry. Gus Kleekamp pitched a complete game as Post 218 notched its 25th win of the year against just four losses. Elsberry drops to 32-8. Both teams advance to the zone tournament this week, which will be hosted by Washington. The games will be played at Borgia Regional High School.

Freshman
9th District Tournament Championship
St. Charles 2 Washington 0 Sunday afternoon
Both teams are in the state tournament in Washington this week. Games will be played at Ronsick Field

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Ross Seitter with the Washington Senior American Legion Baseball Team. Seitter's batting average is .355 with an on-base percentage of .481. He is second on the team in stolen bases with 16 and he hasn't been thrown out this year. Ross bats second in the lineup with 26 rbi's and 45 runs scored.

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SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 30 min ago

The 64 American Legion Baseball teams who won their state tournament will now compete in their respective division's regional tournament today through Sunday. One team from each region will advance to the Legion's 89th World Series, August 13th through 18th in Shelby, North Carolina.