Sports April 29, 2011

Written by on April 29, 2011 in Sports

Written by John Kuhens
Friday, 29 April 2011

Leonard Wester of MPHS competed in the boy’s high school shot put at the Drake Relays Thursday afternoon. Leonard finished 14th with a toss of 50’23/4”. Eric Simmons of Madrid won the event with a put of 59’23/4”.

Friday’s Drake Relay area competitors. 8:16 a.m.-Boys high school 110 high hurdles Brandon Moorman and Court Andrew of Mt. Pleasant and Wes Atkinson of WMU. 9 a.m.-Leonard Wester boys high school discus. 10:40 a.m. MPHS boys high school medley relay. 11:29 Boys high school 110 hurdle finals. 2:40 p.m.-Brittany Melloy running for Wartburg College in the women’s 4×400 relay. 5:30 p.m.-MPHS girls 4×100 relay in prelims. 6:10 p.m.-MPHS boys 4×100 relay in prelims.

MPHS girls track team finished second in the class “A” division at the Eckstrand Relays hosted by Waco yesterday. Panthers scored 147 points behind first place West Branch who had 153. Finishing first for MPHS: Kaitlyn Jones won the 400 meter dash 63.78 and the 400 meter hurdles in 71.22. Chloe Haffarnan won the 800 meter run 2:30.15. Mt. Pleasant won the 4×200 relay, 4×800 relay, and the sprint medley.
Mediapolis won the boys class “A” division with 162 points. Lone Tree won the class “B” girls with 144 and Waco won the class “B” boys with 139.5 points.

MT. Pleasant boy’s golf team defeated Keokuk 167-172. Aaron Schleisman was medalist with a 41, Patrick Zelinski also shot 41, Kyle Kauffman had a 42, Kiley Miller and Quinn Daniel shot 43’s.

MPHS girl’s soccer team defeated Fairfield on the road last night 4-1. Erin Watt scored two goals, Holly Long assisted twice. Panthers are now 7-1 and host Marion Saturday.
IGHSAU rankings have Notre Dame-W. Burlington ranked 14th in class 1-A, Union is #1. Class 2A is topped by Cedar Rapids Xavier. Iowa City West is #1 in class 3A.

Iowa High School Soccer Coaches Association boy’s rankings have Notre Dame and Solon tied for 2nd in class 1-A, Holy Trinity Catholic and Waterloo Columbus are tied for 4th, Iowa Mennonite is 12th. Iowa City Regina is top ranked. Class 2-A is topped by Cedar Rapids Xavier. Class 3-A is led by West Des Moines Valley.

Major League Baseball today: American League: Detroit at Cleveland, Toronto at new York, L.A. at Tampa Bay, Seattle at Boston, Baltimore at Chicago, Minnesota at Kansas City, Texas at Oakland.
National League: New York at Philadelphia, San Francisco at Washington, Florida at Cincinnati, St. Louis at Atlanta, Milwaukee at Houston, Pittsburgh at Colorado, Chicago at Arizona, San Diego at L.A.

The 2011 season at CJ Speedway in Columbus
Junction, Iowa will kick off on Friday, April 29 for the first point
races of the year.
The Lee County Speedway in Donnellson will also be racing tonight.

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