The MPHS girls and boys cross country teams ran at Williamsburg yesterday. The Panther girls finished 3rd in the team race with 65 points, team winner was Solon with 22 points. Natalie Ita had the best individual finish placing 5th, Chloe Haffarnan was 11th, Emma Ludwig 13th, Ellie Conrad 15th and Hannah Weber 21st. Maddie Lance finished 23rd and Megan Schumaker 35th.
Tipton won the team title with a 39 score, MPHS was third with 64. Logan Mulford was 6th, Drew Perry 12th, Brach Prough 14th, Tommy Thorne 15th and Derek Holtkamp 17th.
Logan Murray won the Middle School race followed by Ryan Hutchison in 2nd.
Mt. Pleasant volleyball team played host to Washington for round two of the SEC play Tuesday night. The match started off with the Freshman team beating the Demons 25-17, 26-24. Then the JV team beat the Demons 2-1 with match scores of 13-25, 25-13, 15-9.
The varsity match started off on the right foot for the Panthers. Game 1 M.P. rolled to a 25-16 win. Game two was close with the Panthers winning 25-23. The Demons pulled out a win in game three 22-25. Mt. Pleasant then regrouped and won game four and the match with a 25-17 win.
The panthers are now 10-13 and 4-1 in conference
Stat leaders for the varsity on the night:
> 16/17 with 3 aces
> 16 assists
> 7 digs
> 15/16 on serves
> 15 kills
> 2 solo 1assist block
> 4 digs
> 9/13 on serves with 2 aces
> 14 assists
> 3 solo blocks
> 13 digs
> 14/17 serving with 1 ace
> 5 solo blocks 3 assist blocks
> 9 kills
Jena Stukerjurgen-14/15 4 aces, 4 assist
Mary Wester-11/14 2 aces, 5 kills
Brooke Vanderham- 4 aces, 5 digs, 1 kill
Abigail Feldman-11 digs, 1 assist
Bailee Garmoe-6 digs, 2 assists
Hannah Becker-10 digs, 4 kills 4 assists, 1 block
Brianne Holtkamp-15 digs, 8 kills
Hattie Liechty-19 digs
Kaley White> 26ace serves,
> 2 kills
> 5 digs
> 5 digs
Other area volleyball results: #15 Winfield Mt. Union won 3-2 over Highland, New London swept Notre Dame, Mediapolis over Pekin 3-0, Clinton swept Burlington 3-0, West Burlington beat Cardinal 3-0, Danville 3 Van Buren 0, Columbus 3 Waco 0, Wapello swept Lone Tree and Central Lee swept Maharishi.
Mt. Pleasant Middle School 7th grade football beat Keokuk in the “A” game 36-0, Jordan Magnani scored 4 touchdowns and rushed for 130 yards, he caught 3 passes for 68 yards as well as intercepting two Keokuk passes on defense. Quarterback Brady Sartorius was 7 of 11 passing for 92 yards.
Defensively Payton Kelly, Chad West, Joe Coberly and Joe Staats led the tackling.
MP 7th grade“B” team won 26-0. Joe Coberly led the way offensively with 2 touchdowns. Keegan Rich rushed for 101 yards, and passed for 59 yards htting 5 of 9 passes. James Lobdell and Jermaine Miles recovered fumbles. Leading the tackling were: Bryce Fraise, Wyatt Carlston, Ryan Walljasper and Caleb McDowell.
The Mt. Pleasant Middle School 8th grade football team played Keokuk last night.
Dshundric Foster 47 yards rushing with 1 touchdowns
Patrick Canby 230 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns
Brock Wilson 5 for 9 passing for 32 yards and 1 pass to Zach Ebeling for a 2 point conversion
Zach Ebeling 3 catches for 24 yards
Pat Canby 8 Tackles
Tre Cosgrove 6
Zach Ebeling 7
Ryan Moutrie 5 with one interception for a touchdown
Jack Pieper 4 tackles with an interception
Levi Parkevich fumble recovery
Aminn Ellis 176 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns
Brandon Hart 80 yards rushing and 1 touchdown
Bandon Nguyen 9 Tackles
Jeffrey Cox 4
Aminn Ellis 3 Tackles
Next Game will be Tuesday October 2nd at Washington (4:30)
The 6th game of the season is a big one for two teams battling to find some positives in the 2012 season when Fairfield plays at Mt. Pleasant this Friday night. With a win Mt. Pleasant could put themselves in very good position to capture a post season playoff spot, keep their district record perfect and move their overall record to five hundred. The Panthers are 2-3 overall coming into the game and 2-0 in the district. Fairfield is 0-5 overall and 0-3 in the district. They have been playing the top teams in the district early in the season with losses to Washington, Williamsburg and Keokuk. A three game winning streak for the winless Trojans would put them in position to go to the playoffs out of the 7 team district #7. Mt. Pleasant has games left with the top teams in the district after this week.
Fairfield’s quarterback Dillon Fry has thrown for 707 yards, 8 touchdowns and 9 interceptions. Spencer Peterman has caught 25 passes for 347 yards and 3 scores. Mason Carnahan has rushed 75 times for 436 yards and 2 scores. Justin Leonard leads the defensive effort of Fairfield with 40 tackles.
Mt. Pleasant quarterback Connor Shull has thrown for 481 yards, 4 touchdowns and 3 interceptions. Dalton Conrad has caught 10 balls for 216 yards two going the distance. Alex O’Donnell has come on of late to catch 7 passes for 99 yards and 2 scores. Josh Larson leads the rushing with 54 carries for 170 yards and 2 scores. Carson Remick leads the MPHS defense with 61 tackles.
KILJ-FM 105.5 and kilj.com will carry the game live Friday beginning 6:30 p.m. You can listen to a replay of the Fairfield and Centerville games on kilj.com stream beginning Saturday morning at 10 a.m. and on kilj.com AM-1130 stream at 3 p.m. Sunday
Area Football Schedule for Friday September 28th
Fairfield at Mount Pleasant
Centerville at Fort Madison
Keokuk at Oskaloosa (ND)
Washington at #8 Williamsburg
West Liberty at #2 Mediapolis
Davis County, Bloomfield at Central Lee
Mid-Prairie, Wellman at Columbus Community
West Burlington/Notre Dame at Louisa-Muscatine
Alburnett at Regina, Iowa City (ND)
Cardinal, Eldon at Wilton
Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont at Wapello
West Branch at Sigourney/Keota
Highland, Riverside at Van Buren
New London at Danville
WACO at #10 Lisbon
Winfield-Mt. Union at Lone Tree
Burlington at Clinton