MPHS softball team played Ottumwa in their season opener Friday night. The 6th ranked Bulldogs took a doubleheader sweep over Mount Pleasant — winning 16-0 and 14-1.
The Panthers will try to bounce back tonight as they travel to Keokuk to play the Chiefs at 5:30.
Other area softball: New London @ Cardinal, Holy Trinity Catholic @ Central Lee, Highland @ Waco, L&M @ WMU.
The MPHS baseball team will take their 0-1 record to Eddyville Blakesburg tonight for JV and Varsity action at 5:30 p.m.
Other boys action: Cardinal @ New London, Van Buren @ Danville, Notre Dame at Harmony.
Mt Pleasant High School State Tennis doubles team of Eric Hahn and Jerad Ruble were eliminated Friday in the first round of the Boys Class 1A State Meet in Waterloo. The senior duo fell to the top-seeded, and defending champion team of Michael Doerdt, and Alex Bernt of Waterloo Columbus – – then lost in the consolation first round. Congrats to Eric and Jerad on a great season…
The Holy trinity Catholic Crusader soccer team has made it to the class 1A state soccer tournament for the third straight year after defeating Columbus Community Saturday in the substate championships. 7th seeded HTC will play 2nd seeded Waterloo Columbus in the first round Thursday in Des Moines. The Crusaders and Sailors have met once before during the regular season ending in a 2-2 tie. Match time is noon Thursday and KILJ will have action updates for you. Also tonight at 6 p.m. we will carry a meet the players program on KILJ-FM 105.5 and talk to the players and coach Doug Peterson.
Holy Trinity Catholic defeated the Keokuk girls soccer team 2-0 in the opening round of the regional last week. They now advance onto to play the Mt. Pleasant Panther girls soccer team tonight in the Regional semi finals here in Mt. Pleasant at East Lake Park field at 6 p.m.
2011 Midwest Collegiate Women’s Golf All-Conference
MCC Player of the Year: Jordan Davis – Ashford
MCC Coach of the Year: Josh Davis – Ashford
2011 Midwest Collegiate Women’s Golf Honorable Mention All-Conference Team
Melissa Petersen (Wilton, Iowa) – Iowa Wesleyan
2011 Midwest Collegiate Men’s Golf All-Conference
MCC Player of the Year: Josh Manske – Grand View
MCC Coach of the Year: Chris Winkel – Grand View
2011 Midwest Collegiate Men’s Golf Honorable Mention All-Conference Team
Emery McGraw (Loveland, Colo.) – Iowa Wesleyan