MPHS softball team fell twice to Fairfield last night 4-2 and 7-5 (11 innings). In the first game Emily Prellwitz did the M.P. pitching and she was 2-4 at the plate with an RBI. Sammi Goble had a double and Allie Dorn added an RBI. In the second game Sammi Goble was the M.P. pitcher. Panthers out hit Fairfield 18-12 but came up short in the run department. Mandi White, Emily Prellwitz, Hayleigh Cowan, Mackenzie Sartorious, Lizzie Lambert and Allie Beaber led the hit parade. Mt. Pleasant is now 9-22 (0-15), they wrap up the regular season at Centerville tonight in non-conference action.
Other area softball scores: W. Burlington-Notre Dame 12 Holy Trinity Catholic 0, New London 12 Harmony 0, Van Buren 6 Danville 1, Cardinal 5 Central Lee 1, Mediapolis 13 WMU 3, Columbus Community split with L-M winning 4-0 and losing 11-2, #3 Muscatine swept #14 Burlington 6-2 and 7-1.
MPHS baseball swept Fairfield 8-2 and 5-3, Braden Shull was the winning pitcher in first game and hit a double, Joey Vaughn 2-3, Henry Krieger-Coble 3-3 with a double, Jacob Miller 3-4 with a double. In the second game Krieger-Coble pitched the win and hit a triple, Ross Heitmeier had a double and RBI. Panthers are 17-8 overall and 8-2 in the conference, they host Ft. Madison in a make up double header tonight.
Other area baseball scores: Cardinal 9 Central Lee 3, L-M over IMS 5-3 and 9-7, #8 Van Buren 8 Danville 0.
Regional Softball begins in all four classes of girls softball in Iowa this week. Mt. Pleasant will play Ft. Madison at Ft. Madison in the first round of the regional softball tournament at 7:00pm on July 10th. The second round game of the regional will be played on July 12th in Mt. Pleasant Community High School at Maple Leaf at 7:00pm The winner of the MPHS/Ft. Madison game will play the winner of the Williamsburg/Washington match up. The regional final is July 14th in Keokuk, Pella, Centerville, Fairfield and Keokuk make up the bottom bracket of the regional. 1A regional play opens July 7th with New London @ HTC, WMU @ Lone Tree, IMS @ Waco, Harmony @ Danville. Regional quarter finals are July 9th, semis July 12th and finals July 14th. 2A regional play begins July 8th with Central Lee @ Mediapolis, Van Buren @ W. Burlington/Notre Dame, Columbus @ Mid Prairie, Wapello @ L-M. Quarter finals will be played the next night, semis on July 12th and finals on July 14th.
Kansas City Royals are on the west coast, they played Seattle last night and won 6-4, the same two teams play tonight KILJ-AM 1130 has the action tonight beginning at 8:35pm