SPORTS OCTOBER 31, 2011

Written by on October 31, 2011 in Sports

Hannah Weber a sophomore at Mt. Pleasant high School finished 55th in the state cross country meet Saturday in Ft. Dodge. She ran her fastest time ever 15:53, Madison Waymire a sophomore from Dallas Center Grimes won the event in 14:09.
Cassie Stufflick of Danville/New London was 5th in the girls 2A class in a time of 15:18.
On the boys side Dillon Timmerman of Mediapolis was 22nd in the class 2A race, Ft. Madison as a team was 10th in 3A and Wapello was 12th.

Holy Trinity Catholic ranked #3 in class 1A volleyball showed how they earned that lofty placing after beating a talented New London team 3-0 in the regional semi final at HTC Friday night. Crusaders handled the Tigers 25-16, 25-13, 25-11 to move onto the regional finals Tuesday night at Washington against HLV who downed BGM 3-1 in semi final play. KILJ-FM 105.5 and kilj.com will carry the match live at 7 p.m.
Mikaela Foecke had 19 kills to lead the Holy Trinity offense, she also had 2 blocks and 2 ace serves. Ashley Tinguely had 40 assists, Emily Lewis contributed 11 digs.
For New London Koral Crossett had 8 kills and 2 blcoks, Bria Mears 13 assists and an ace serve,Caitlin Rice had 13 digs. NL ends the year 28-13, five of those losses were to HTC who now has a 45-2 record.

Sixth ranked Mediapolis suffered a shocking upset in Mt. Pleasants Panther Gym to unranked Davis County in 2A regional semi final play 25-22, 25-22, 27-25. Kalyn Ertz had 10 kills, Aubrey Siegel 16 assists, Kensley Heater had 25 digs.
The Mustangs go to the 2A regioanl finals at Mt. Pleasant Panther Gym Tuesday and play #10 West Liberty who swept Wapello 3-0 in semi final play Friday night.

High School football playoff action resumes tonight around the state of Iowa. The S.E. Iowa teams still alive has #4 ranked Mediapolis (10-0) hosting Wilton (8-2). These two teams have met once already this season in the opening game of the year with the Bulldogs winning over the Beavers 28-21.
Lone Tree will be playing at BGM tonight in class “A” play.

Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) University scored the game’s final 28 points to send Iowa Wesleyan College to a disappointing 52-31 loss Saturday afternoon in a Mid-States Football Asssociation Midwest League game.
IWC was unable to stop ONU’s straight-ahead running game and also was done in by a number of its own mistakes, missing a chance to even its record in league play. Wesleyan dropped to 2-6 overall and 2-4 in the MSFA Midwest, while ONU improved to 3-6 overall and 2-4 in league.
Iowa Wesleyan’s Tigers outgained ONU’s Tigers 396-385 for the game, including 376 yards passing. IWC allowed ten sacks, though, and fumbled the ball away five times. The Tigers also committed 13 penalties, and between the sacks and fumbles gave away 160 yards of field position in the game.

Clarke University scored with eight seconds left in the match as the Crusaders ended Iowa Wesleyan College’s season with a 2-1 win in the Midwest Collegiate Conference Women’s Soccer Tournament Quarterfinals.
IWC saw the best season in the program’s history end in familiar heartbreaking fashion for the team’s losses this year, losing for the sixth time this season in the final three minutes of a match or overtime. Fifth-seeded Wesleyan finished the year 9-10 overall, while #4 seed Clarke advances to the MCC semifinals next Saturday to face top-seeded Grand View University.

Top-seeded Mount Mercy University scored five times in the second half, including four times in the final 20 minutes to defeat Iowa Wesleyan College 6-1 in the Midwest Collegiate Conference Tournament quarterfinals Sunday.
The #8 seed Tigers hung with the MCC regular season champions much of the way but saw their season end with a 4-12 record. Mount Mercy advanced to the tourney semifinals to face 5th-seeded Viterbo (Wis.) University next Sunday.

The 2011 State Volleyball Championships in Cedar Rapids will be played at the Ice Arena, here are directions for sports fans entering C.R. from the South.
North bound Traffic:
Take I-380 to Wilson Avenue, exit 18.
Turn onto Wilson Avenue heading west.
At Rockford Road, turn right, heading north/northeast.
The arena is one mile ahead on the left.
Parking lots are North/West of the Arena

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