Mt. Pleasant scored 31 runs off 28 hits last night in the process of winning a Southeast conference softball double header at Ft. Madison 10-7 and 21-8. Sami Goble pitched the first game and Jenna Stukerjuergen the second relieved by Mandi White who pitched the last two innings.. Goble and Lindsay Fox each had 3 hits in the opener. Sami Goble had 4 hits including a home run and double plus 3 RBI’s in the night cap. Mandi White had 4 hits.
M.P. is now 8-12 overall and 3-7 in the conference. They play host to New London tonight.
Other area scores: #11 Mediapolis 5 IMS 4, WMU 2 L&M 1, Central Lee 13 Harmony 1, Wapello 4 Lone Tree 3, Danville 10 Van Buren 7, #12 Keokuk 6 Davis County 2.
Games tonight: Keokuk at Fairfield, W. Branch at W. Burlington-Notre Dame, C.R. Xavier at Burlington.
Washington whalloped Mt. Pleasant in Southeast Conference Baseball Tuesday night sweeping both games of a double header on the Demon field 5-3 and 11-0. Korbin Taylor pitched the first game and Jacob Dilks the second. Joey Vaughn was 2-4 in the opener. Henry Krieger-Coble was 2-3 in the second game. Panthers go to Fairfield tomorrow night and KILJ-FM 105.5 will carry the first game live beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Other area scores: Burlington and Ft. Madison split a twin bill, Grayhounds won the opener 10-7, Bloodhounds won the night cap 9-8. Notre Dame 13 Harmony 9, W. Burlington 5 Pekin 3, Central Lee 15 Holy Trinity Catholic 9, WMU/Waco split with Wapello, Wolves won the opener 8-4 Indians won the second 6-3. Mediapolis swept Lone Tree 22-21 and 7-6.
Games today: Notre Dame at W. Burlington, Ft. Madison at Keokuk.
The Midwest Collegiate Conference has announced that Grand View University has won the Commissioner’s Cup trophy for the 2010-11 athletic season.
The Commissioner’s Cup honors all-around athletic excellence among MCC member schools. It is awarded to the institution with the highest cumulative score as determined by a rating system that includes points awarded at the end of the regular season of each championship sport sponsored by the MCC. Points are based on a scale awarding points per finishing position, with a bonus also awarded to conference tournament winners.
Grand View won the Commissioner’s Cup for the second straight year. The Vikings’ 2010-11 athletic season was highlighted by dominance in track & field, as GVU swept the MCC men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor titles. Grand View also won conference championships in men’s soccer and men’s golf.
Grand View qualified teams for NAIA national championships this past year in men’s golf and men’s soccer, finishing sixth in the men’s golf championship and advancing to the quarterfinals of the men’s soccer championships. GVU also finished in the top 15 in both the women’s indoor and outdoor track & field championships.
Final 2010-11 Commissioner’s Cup Standings
1. Grand View 1,100 points
2. St. Ambrose 965
3. Mount Mercy 800
4. Ashford 795
5. William Penn 680
6. Viterbo 645
7. Clarke 600
8. Iowa Wesleyan 455
9. Waldorf 260
Iowa State Associate Athletic Director for Athletics Training Mark Coberley will receive the Head Athletics Trainer-of-the-Year Award Tuesday from the National Athletic Training Association (NATA) at its annual meeting in New Orleans. Mark is from New London and is the son of Ron and Claudia Coberly.