The curtain closed on the 2012 Mt. Pleasant Panther football season Friday night in Williamsburg when the Panthers lost to the #6 ranked Raiders 35-0. The loss ends Mt. Pleasant’s playoffs hopes and the win sends Williamsburg into the playoffs as a district champion they will host Carlisle Wednesday night.
M.P. ends the year with a 2-7 overall record and 2-4 in the district. The best chances for Mt. Pleasant to get on the scoreboard were two field goal attempts by Liam Clancy, he was wide left on a 54 yard attempt just before halftime and short on a 40 yard attempt in the 2nd half. On defense Mt. Pleasant did intercept Williamsburg twice with Tony Cristoforo and Colton Aplara getting picks.
Williamsburg won the freshman game 45-0.
The rest of the playoff schedule involving 3A district #7 has Keokuk at Pella, Fairfield at Winterset and Norwalk at Washington.
Other area teams getting into Wednesday’s playoffs: Waco at Lynnville-Sully (hear the game live on KILJ-FM and kilj.com), Pekin at Lisbon, Davis County at Mediapolis, L&M at Bondurant-Farrar, Burlington at Pleasant Valley.
Other Friday night scores: Pleasant Valley 35 Burlington 0, Washington 42 Centerville 0, Fairfield 25 Chariton 13, Keokuk 62 Ft. Madison 39, Mediapolis 33 L&M 0, West Burlington-Notre/Dame 30 Central Lee 6, Van Buren 44 Danville 8, Lisbon 18 Lone Tree 14, WMU 34 New London 14, Highland 48 Waco 0.
College football today has the IWC Tigers hosting Waldorf College, Iowa State plays at Oklahoma St. on KILJ-AM 1130 beginning at 9 a.m. Penn St. at Iowa on KILJ-FM at 5 p.m.
San Francisco beat the Cardinals 5-0, Redbirds still lead the series 3-2, game six will be played in San Fran Sunday.