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Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 6:32 pm | Updated: 10:15 pm, Wed Jun 27, 2012.

While Teddy Harrison threw a no-hitter for the Washington Post 218 Junior Legion Monday in Sullivan it’s the offense people will be talking about for some time to come.

Washington (23-5, 17-3) rolled in a five-inning victory over Sullivan, 41-0.

Yes, that’s not a typo. The game actually ended in a 41-0 Post 218 victory.

“We had all three aspects of our game going tonight in Sullivan,” Post 218 Manager Phillip Kleekamp said. “Teddy Harrison led the way by tossing a no-hitter in a five inning rout of Sullivan. Teddy has been progressing every time he takes the mound. He was great tonight making hitters look foolish at times. His velocity was good, and his curve ball was really moving especially late in the game. Teddy only allowed two balls to leave the infield.”

Washington took advantage of what it was given in the contest. Post 218 managed 35 hits and Sullivan helped matters with 13 errors and five walks. Post 218 did make one error of its own.

Washington put seven runs on the board in the top of the first, but that was a mere warmup for a marathon second inning.

During that second inning, Post 218 added 23 runs, erasing any doubt about the game’s final outcome.

Washington scored six runs in the third and five runs in the fourth to close out the scoring.

“I don’t know if it is possible to overshadow a no-hitter, but our bats just as may have been just as much of story tonight,” Kleekamp said. “We were hitting the baseball all over the field. It seemed everyone was driving balls into the gaps. Sullivan didn’t have their best game defensively, but we took a lot of quality at bats and were hitting the cover off of the ball all night. Every single player contributed in some way. We had a slow start in our previous game against Sullivan, but we came out with a vengeance tonight. I hope we have some hits left in us for our final three games of the regular season.”

Harrison didn’t give Sullivan a chance to do much offensively. He threw 68 pitches, of which 44 were strikes. Of the 15 outs, 11 came on strikeouts. He did walk one batter.

“Our defense was solid tonight as well,” Kleekamp said. “Teddy originally was slated to come out of the bullpen throughout this season. With all the games we have had, we have had to move him into the rotation at times. Teddy is doing a great job and will be a valuable asset down the stretch.”

Offensively, several Washington players had career games.

Two batters, Sam Katzung and Tyler Straatmann, each had five hits in the game.

Four-hit batters were Ross Seitter, Brian Trigg and Garrett Schoenfeld.

Todd Kleekamp, Anthony Chance, Justin Schuler and Grant Ruediger each ended with three hits.

Scott Byrne had one hit.

Seitter, Katzung, Kleekamp and Schoenfeld each doubled. Trigg and Kleekamp tripled.

Straatmann led the way with six runs scored. Trigg, Katzung, Schoenfeld and Schuler each crossed the plate five times. Chance scored four runs while Seitter, Kleekamp and Byrne scored three runs apiece. Ruediger and Luke Knight each scored one run.

Seitter and Chance drove in five runs apiece. Trigg, Katzung, Schoenfeld and Straatmann each had four RBIs. Kleekamp, Schuler, Byrne and Ruediger drove in two runs apiece. Knight had one RBI.

Byrne walked twice while Chance, Schoenfeld and Schuler also drew walks.

Chance contributed two sacrifice flies. Chance, Straatmann and Knight were hit by pitches. Chance stole a base.

Kleekamp felt the team’s desire to bounce back from a loss in the second game Sunday at Elsberry drove the team.

“I think our loss to Elsberry the previous night really fueled our performance tonight,” Kleekamp said. “We lost a game we should have won, and it seemed Sullivan’s pitching had to pay the price tonight.”

Post 218 plays North in a league game at Francis Howell North High School Thursday at 5:45 p.m.

On Friday, Post 218 plays a nonleague game against De Soto at Rotary Recreational Complex - Ronsick Field at 8:30 p.m.

And the team closes out the regular season at C&H Park Sunday against Daniel Boone. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. Daniel Boone has beaten Post 218 twice in three meetings, although those wins came in tournament games.

“Hopefully, we can keep the momentum up through the rest of the season as we try to get our hands on the number one seed in the district,” Kleekamp said. “We have to go up to St. Charles County for another game with the North Knights on Thursday before coming home for a non-district matchup with De Soto. The season will conclude with another tough test against Daniel Boone at C&H Ballpark. If we can pick up victories against North and Daniel Boone, we should be in the driver’s seat heading into the district tournament.”

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Area Scoreboard

Football

Friday, Sept. 19

*Ft. Zumwalt S 56, Washington 7

Borgia 42, Cardinal Ritter 6

*Union 55, St. Clair 35

*Sullivan 27, Pacific 10

Owensville 19, Hermann 16

St. James 28, Ash Grove 7

Brentwood 41, Cuba 24

*St. Charles West 49, Warrenton 7

South Callaway 55, Wright City 6

Friday, Sept. 12

*Ft. Zumwalt North 49, Washington 0

*Borgia 35, St. Dominic 0

*Union 27, Pacific 19

*Sullivan 47, St. Clair 21

Hermann 65, Wentzville Liberty 7

*Owensville 29, St. James 28 (OT)

Cuba 22, Windsor 6

*Warrenton 14, St. Charles 6

*Bowling Green 55, Wright City 0

Friday, Sept. 5

Warrenton 14, Washington 6

Borgia 13, Maplewood-Richmond Heights 0 (forfeit)

*Union 32, Sullivan 19

*Pacific 20, St. Clair 18

*Hermann 52, St. James 20

Owensville 35, Cuba 8

*Wright City 36, Montgomery Co. 0

Friday, Aug. 29

Sullivan 30, Washington 8

Borgia 56, Union 13

Ozark 41, St. Clair 0

Potosi 34, Pacific 13

Hermann 54, Cuba 12

Blair Oaks 42, Owensville 0

St. James 36, Houston 18

Warrenton 28, Troy 0

Orchard Farm 36, Wright City 18

Friday, Aug. 22

Washington 26, St. Clair 21

Borgia 48, Owensville 12

Parkway West 49, Union 39

Pacific 28, De Soto 20

Park Hills Central 34, Sullivan 27

St. James 12, Cuba 6

Hermann 61, Montgomery Co 12

Warrenton 26, St. Dominic 23

Trinity 28, Wright City 24

Softball

Tuesday, Sept. 16

*Borgia at Notre Dame    4:30 p.m.

*Washington at Ft. Zumwalt N    4:30 p.m.

*Union at Owensville    4:30 p.m.

*Pacific at New Haven    4:30 p.m.

*St. James at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

*Hermann at Sullivan    4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Washington at Warrenton    4:30 p.m.

Sullivan at Northwest    4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 18

*St. Dominic at Borgia    3:45 p.m.

*Union at Hermann    4:30 p.m.

*St. Clair at New Haven    4:30 p.m.

*St. James at Pacific    4:30 p.m.

*Owensville at Sullivan    4:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 19

Union at Ft. Zumwalt N Tny    TBA

South Callaway at New Haven    5 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 20

Union at Ft. Zumwalt N Tny    TBA

St. James Tny    TBA

Monday, Sept. 22

*Washington at Ft. Zumwalt S    4:30 p.m.

Union at North County    4:30 p.m.

Warrenton at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

Principia at Sullivan    4:30 p.m.

Hermann at Cuba    4:30 p.m.

Owensville at Cuba    4:30 p.m.

St. James at Bourbon    4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 23

*Borgia at Duchesne    4:30 p.m.

*Holt at Washington    4:30 p.m.

*Pacific at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

*Owensville at New Haven    4:30 p.m.

*Hermann at St. James    4:30 p.m.

Volleyball

Tuesday, Sept. 16

*Sullivan at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

*Washington at Ft. Zumwalt E    5 p.m.

*New Haven at Union    5:30 p.m.

*Pacific at Hermann    5:30 p.m.

*Owensville at St. James    5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Washington at Duchesne    5 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 18

*St. Clair at Owensville    5 p.m.

*Union at Pacific    5:30 p.m.

*Hermann at New Haven    5:30 p.m.

*St. James at Sullivan    5:30 p.m.

O’Fallon Christian at Borgia    6:30 p.m.

Washington at Gateway Match Up    TBA

Friday, Sept. 19

Eagle Ridge at Crosspoint    5:15 p.m.

Providence at Crosspoint    7:15 p.m.

Washington at Gateway Match Up    TBA

Saturday, Sept. 20

New Haven Round Robin    9 a.m.

ECC at Wentworth    1 p.m.

ECC vs. Graceland JV (Wentworth)    3 p.m.

Washington at Gateway Match Up    TBA

St. Clair at Seckman Tny    TBA

Monday, Sept. 22

St. Clair at Salem    5 p.m.

Bourbon at Sullivan    5:30 p.m.

Dixon at St. James    5:30 p.m.

Hermann Tournament    TBA

Tuesday, Sept. 23

Cuba at St. James    5:30 p.m.

Crosspoint at Bethel    5:30 p.m.

Crosspoint vs. Thomas Jefferson    6:30 p.m.

Hermann Tournament    TBA

Boys Soccer

Tuesday, Sept. 16

Crosspoint at Fulton St. Albans    4:30 p.m.

Tolton Catholic at Borgia    5:30 p.m.

*Washington at Ft. Zumwalt E    6 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

*St. Louis at ECC    4:30 p.m.

Union at Affton    5 p.m.

St. Clair at De Soto    5 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 18

*St. Clair at St. James    5 p.m.

Dixon at Sullivan    5 p.m.

Borgia at Trinity    6:15 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 19

Eagle Ridge at Crosspoint    4:30 p.m.

Tolton at Fulton SA    5 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 20

*Ft. Zumwalt S at Washington    10 a.m.

Crowder at ECC    2 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 22

Hillsboro at Union    5 p.m.

CYC Tny    TBA

Tuesday, Sept. 23

*Fulton SA at Thomas Jefferson    4:30 p.m.

North County at Union    5 p.m.

*St. James at Pacific    5 p.m.

*Borgia at St. Dominic    6:15 p.m.

CYC Tny    TBA

Cross Country

Thursday, Sept. 18

St. Clair at Lutheran North    4 p.m.

New Haven, St. James at Steelville Inv    4 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 20

Festus Inv.    9 a.m.

Hermann at Fulton Inv    9 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 25

Washington at Rolla Inv    4 p.m.

Union, Owensville, St. James at Belle Inv    4 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 27

Hancock Inv    8:30 a.m.

Pacific at Viburnum Inv    10:30 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 29

St. Clair at Elsberry Inv    4 p.m.

St. James at Dixon    4 p.m.

Girls Golf

Tuesday, Sept. 16

*Borgia at St. Dominic    3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Duchesne at Borgia    3:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 18

Ft. Zumwalt S at Washington    3:30 p.m.

Borgia at AAA Meet, Lutheran SC    TBA

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Washington at GAC Central Meet    TBA

Thursday, Sept. 25

*Duchesne at Borgia    3:30 p.m.

Boys Swimming

Saturday, Sept. 20

Borgia at Ft. Zumwalt W    8:30 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 29

Washington at Ft. Zumwalt South    3:30 p.m.

*Conference Games

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