In area volleyball action: #1 ranked class 3A Mediapolis swept Lone Tree, West Burlington beat Harmony in three games, Winfield Mt. Union swept Pekin and #12 ranked class 1A New London won 3-1 over Central Lee, Highland won in three games over Wapello.
The Lone Tree girls cross country team won the Winfield Mt. Union Invitational with 56 points, Cassie Stufflick of Danville-New London won the individual title.
Mediapolis won the boys team title with 34 points and Bulldog Dillon Timmerman was the individual winner. The WMU boys finished 5th with 132 points.
The Mt. Pleasant Middle School 8th Grade volleyball teams played Thursday at Burlington.
“A” match: won Mt Pleasant 21 15 15 (record 2-3)
Edward Stone 19 21 3
MP serving stats: Bailey Johnson 23-25 (20 pts)
Abbie Liechty 8-9 (6)
“B” match: lost Edward Stone 21 21
MP 6 9 (0-2-3)
“C” match: lost Edward Stone 21 22
MP 12 20 (0-3-2)
MP Serve stats: Abbie Ouankeo 9-9 (8)
Amiiee Keomanivong 8-9 (7)
The Iowa Wesleyan College women’s soccer team lost to Cornell College 2-5 on Thursday night. Hannah McElroy scored both goals for the Tigers and took all 8 shots as the Tigers were out shot 8-40 in the game. Kaytlyn Owens made 13 saves in goal for the Tigers. IWC is now 3-8 overall.
The IWC volleyball team lost to St. Ambrose Thursday night in 3 straight sets (16-25, 15-25, 12-25). Alexi Holmes recorded 12 assists for the Tigers as the Tigers tallied 16 kills as a team on the night. Lacie Tarver, Chelsey Taylor, and Kassidy McLaughlin each had 9 digs for the Tigers. IWC is now 4-15 overall.
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
Iowa’s latest edition to the National Basketball Association, Harrison Barnes of Ames, is the featured individual on the 2012-13 IHSAA Sportsmanship-Citizenship posters, which were mailed to the member schools in September.
This year’s poster is the 20th produced by the IHSAA since the start of the program in 1995, when another Ames High graduate Fred Hoiberg was featured. The Association annually chooses a former prep athlete, male or female, to be featured on the poster. Citizenship and Sportsmanship have been the cornerstone values of the IHSAA since its creation in 1905.
Barnes was chosen because of his overall achievements in high school sports, fine arts, classroom achievement and subsequently two stellar seasons at the University of North Carolina, which led to him being drafted in the first round by the Golden State Warriors.