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Posted: Friday, May 11, 2012 6:30 pm

Washington broke open a close game in the final three innings to defeat St. Clair Tuesday at Dutzow Ballpark.

With the game tied 5-5 after four innings, the Blue Jays outscored the Bulldogs 9-1 over the final three frames for a 14-6 victory.

Wet field conditions moved the game from St. Clair to Dutzow. The Bulldogs were the home team on the scoreboard.

“The first four innings were really competitive, good baseball,” said St. Clair Head Coach Rob Hauck. “Our boys did a great job coming back from the 3-0 deficit in the first inning. In the first few innings, we responded every time they scored and we kept bouncing back.”

Washington (10-12, 3-4) collected nine hits and 11 walks in the contest.

“We got some timely hits and took advantage of some walks given to us,” said Washington Head Coach Scott Bray. “It all started with defense. Ryan Barnoski made another great play at third followed up by a nice backhand by Dilan Bollmann at second after scoring three in the first inning to take the lead. It’s the second game we’ve played at Dutzow this year and we have zero errors out there.”

St. Clair (8-13, 3-4) finished with eight hits and four walks.

“Our problem turned into giving too many free bases because of walks or errors,” Hauck said. “As a team, we have to do a better job of making them get hits and earn their runs.”

Jared Walde got the start on the mound for Washington. In three innings, he allowed three runs on three hits with two walks and three strikeouts.

Brock Hopkins worked one-third of an inning, allowing two runs, two hits and one walk.

Justin Schuler pitched 2.2 frames to earn the win. He allowed one run on three hits with one walk.

Andrew Sumner tossed a perfect seventh inning.

Travis Sanders was St. Clair’s starting pitcher. In four plus innings, he allowed six runs on five hits with four walks and eight strikeouts.

Jake Oermann worked the next two plus frames. He allowed seven runs on three hits with five walks, one hit batter and one strikeout.

Greg Marler pitched one inning. He allowed one run on one hit with two walks and one strikeout.

Dustin Howard paced the Blue Jays at the plate with three hits (one double) and five RBIs.

Derek Walters added two hits and two RBIs.

Mike McGilvray collected one hit (double), two walks and one RBI.

Pete Coulter registered one hit, one walk, one hit batsman and one RBI.

Dilan Bollmann and Schuler both finished with one hit and one walk.

Luke Hasenjaeger walked three times. Ryan Barnoski, Mike Reinhold and Sumner each drew a walk.

Phil Straatmann had an RBI on a squeeze bunt.

The highlight for St. Clair was Blake Dierking, who belted the Bulldogs’ first home run of the season. He finished with three hits (single, double and home run) and three RBIs.

Ayden Carey (double), Ben Feddersen and Marler each had one hit and one walk.

Jesse Sheldon added one hit and two RBIs. Jake Calkins had one hit and one RBI. Brenden Murphy drew a walk.

St. Clair-New Haven

St. Clair won Wednesday at New Haven, 9-2.

“I challenged the kids before the game to step up our intensity and bring more energy,” Hauck said. “After our last few games, we had gotten down on ourselves and we needed to pick ourselves up going into districts. Our whole team got into the game and did whatever they could to help us get the win.”

Murphy tossed the first five innings for the win. He allowed no runs on three hits with five walks and two strikeouts.

Oermann worked the final two frames. He allowed two runs on three hits with one walk and one strikeout.

Calkins finished with two hits (one double) and four RBIs.

Murphy added two hits (one double), one walk, two RBIs and two runs.

“I had a few kids out of position and a couple new players to the varsity level and they did an awesome job,” Hauck said. “Our first-time starters played their hearts out. Our team has a lot of momentum going into districts. I’m excited to see what we can do.”

Washington-FZS

Washington lost Wednesday to Ft. Zumwalt South at Ronsick Field, 7-2.

McGilvray pitched the first three innings for the Blue Jays.

Working in relief were Mike Jones for 1.1 innings, Coulter for 1.2 frames and Howard for one inning.

“They ran a squeeze play and when our player reached to tag him, he ran out of the baseline, but was called safe,” Bray said. “The very next play they ran another squeeze play down the third-base line that could have possibly been caught. Barnoski let it go between his legs and the spin on the ball made it go foul. It was ruled that it hit him and everyone was safe. It was just a case of not getting a break and then not hitting very well.”

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Area Scoreboard

Area Sports Schedule

American Legion Baseball

Ninth District Senior Legion Tournament

Thursday, July 17

At Westhoff Park

G1 (1) West 11, (8) Pacific 1

G2 (4) St. Charles 17, (5) Elsberry 2

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G3 (3) Washington 4, (6) Wentzville 0

G4 (2) Daniel Boone 8, (7) St. Peters 2

Friday, July 18

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G5 Elsberry 8, Pacific 3

G6 St. Peters 9, Wentzville 1

At Westhoff Park

G7 St. Charles 4, West 1

G8 Daniel Boone 7, Washington 4

Saturday, July 19

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G9 Washington 9, Elsberry 4

G10 West 9, St. Peters 6

G12 West 14, Washington 1

At Westhoff Park

G11 St. Charles def. Daniel Boone (fft)

Sunday, July 20

Rest at Westhoff Park

G13 Championship — West 2, St. Charles 1 (13 innings)

Monday, July 21

G14 If-Needed Game — St. Charles 13, West 11

Zone 1 Senior Legion Tournament

At Lindenwood University, St. Charles

Thursday, July 24

G1 West 13, Daniel Boone Post 262 8

G2 Jefferson City Post 5 11, Hannibal Post 55 2

Friday, July 25

G3 West 11, St. Charles Post 312 1

G4 Daniel Boone 10, Hannibal 2

Saturday, July 26

G5 Jefferson City 9, West 2

G6 St. Charles 11, Daniel Boone 0

G7 West 6, St. Charles 2

Sunday, July 27

G8 Championship — West 11, Jefferson City 0

G9 If-Needed Game — Jefferson City 14, West 12

Jefferson City advances to state tournament in Sedalia.

Ninth District Junior Legion Tournament

Tuesday, July 8

At Union High School

G1 (1) Elsberry 3, (8) New Haven 0

At Ronsick Field

G4 (3) Washington 7, (6) Wentzville 1

G4 (2) Union 8, (7) Hannibal 1

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G2 (5) St. Peters 8, (4) St. Charles 6

Wednesday, July 9

At New Haven

G5 Wentzville 4, New Haven 0

G6 St. Charles 8, Hannibal 7 (9 innings)

At Ronsick Field

G7 St. Peters 5, Elsberry 2

G8 Washington 2, Union 1

Remainder at Ronsick Field

Thursday, July 10

G9 Union 7, Wentzville 1

G10 Elsberry 3, St. Charles 2

Friday, July 11

G11 Washington 12, St. Peters 11 (10 innings)

G12 Elsberry 6, Union 3

Saturday, July 12

G13 Elsberry 4, St. Peters 3

G14 Championship — Washington 3, Elsberry 1

Washington wins district, to host Zone 1 Tournament at Borgia. Schedule below.

Junior Legion Zone 1 Tournament

At Borgia

Thursday, June 17

G1 Elsberry Post 226 10, Chillicothe Post 25 2

Friday, June 18

G2 Washington Post 218 5, Elsberry 1

G3 Chillicothe 5, Elsberry 4

Saturday, June 19

G4 Championship — Washington 16, Chillicothe 0 (5 innings)

Washington advances to State Tournament in Jackson.

Junior Legion State Tournament

At Jackson

Thursday, July 24

G1 Jackson 3, Springfield Glendale 2

G2 Eureka 7, Sedalia 0

Friday, June 25

G3 Jackson 8, Washington 3

G4 Springfield Glendale 8, Sedalia 3

G5 Jackson 4, Eureka 2

G6 Washington 8, Springfield Glendale 0

Saturday, June 26

G7 Eureka 11, Washington 10 (9 innings)

G8 Championship — Jackson 7, Eureka 6

Jackson advances to Regional Tournament in Leavenworth, Kan.

Sunday, June 27

G9 If-Needed Game — G8 winner vs. G8 loser, 1 p.m.

Freshman Legion Ninth District Tournament

Tuesday, July 8

At Elsberry Legion Field

G1 (1) St. Charles 7, (8) St. Peters 0

G2 (4) Elsberry-Winfield 4, (5) Wentzville 3

At Elsberry Khoury League Field

G3 (3) Hannibal 3, (6) Warrenton 2

G4 (2) Washington 10, (7) West 1

Wednesday, July 9

At Elsberry Khoury League Field

G5 St. Peters 17, Warrenton 6

G6 Wentzville 5, West 4

At Elsberry Legion Field

G7 St. Charles 10, Elsberry-Winfield 2

G8 Washington 3, Hannibal 0

Remainder at Elsberry Legion Field

Thursday, July 10

G9 St. Peters 11, Hannibal 9

G10 Elsberry-Winfield 13, Wentzville 4

Friday, July 11

G12 Elsberry-Winfield 8, St. Peters 3

G11 Washington 6, St. Charles 0, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 12

G13 St. Charles 10, Elsberry-Winfield 1

G14 Championship — St. Charles 5, Washington 2

Sunday, July 13

G15 If-Needed Game — St. Charles 2, Washington 0

Missouri Freshman

Legion State Tournament

At Rotary Recreational

Complex - Ronsick Field

Wednesday, July 16

G1 Creve Coeur Post 397 16, St. Robert Post 331 2

G2 Ste. Genevieve Post 150 4, St. Charles Post 312 0

G3 Jackson Post 158 1, vs. Springfield Glendale Merchants 0

G4 Washington Post 218 9, Eureka Post 177 4

Thursday, July 17

G5 Springfield Glendale 11, St. Robert 1 (St. Robert eliminated)

G6 St. Charles 10, Eureka 2 (Eureka eliminated)

G7 Ste. Genevieve 4, Creve Coeur 2

G8 Washington 12, Jackson 10

Friday, July 18

G9 Jackson 12, Springfield Glendale 0 (Springfield Glendale eliminated)

G10 Creve Coeur 8, St. Charles 3 (St. Charles eliminated)

G11 Ste. Genevieve 3, Washington 2

G12 Creve Coeur 11, Jackson 7 (Jackson eliminated)

Saturday, July 19

G13 Washington 8, Creve Coeur 3 (Creve Coeur eliminated)

G14 Championship—Washington 5, Ste. Genevieve 2

Sunday, July 20

G15 Championship Game 2—Washington 3, Ste. Genevieve 0

Great Midwest Football League

July 19

Missouri Cyclones 34, Illinois Justice 0

Swim Team Schedules

Washington Swim Team

Date    Opponent    Time/Result

6-9    at Oaks Landing    Washington 192-100

6-16    Westglen    Washington 259-206

6-23    at Fox Creek    Washington 311-225

6-30    at Chadwick    Chadwick 264-258

7-7    Cherry Hills    Washington 291-140

7-11 at Division Meet, Westminster Christian First

Pacific Swim Team

Date    Opponent    Time/Result

6-9    Lake of the Woods    LOtW 176-130

6-16    at Union    Union 289-220

6-23    Bridle Creek    Pacific 371-124

6-30    at Arbor Oaks    Pacific 282-241

7-7    at Indian Hills    Cancelled, weather

7-12    Division Meet    First

Union Swim Team

Date    Opponent    Time/Result

6-9    at Arbor Oaks    Union 180-120

6-16    Pacific    Union 289-220

6-23    at Lake of the Woods    LoTW 312-201

6-30    Indian Hills    Union 322-275

7-7    Bridle Creek    PPD

7-12    at Division Meet, Pacific    Third

Pacific Diving Team

Date    Opponent    Time

6-14    at MAC West    MAC West 40-30

6-21    at Lindgate    Lindgate

6-28    at Cool Dell    9 a.m.

7-13    at Championships    8 a.m.

*Indicates League Games

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