SPORTS OCTOBER 9, 2012

Written by on October 9, 2012 in Sports

The Washington High School Junior varsity football team came to Mt. Pleasant last night and defeated the Panthers 39-0.

The latest high school football rankings shows the Mediapolis Bulldogs ranked #2 in class 2A, Mepo is undefeated at 7-0 and will be hosting Columbus Community this Friday night. Boyden Hull is the team ranked ahead of Mediapolis. Pekin is ranked 10th in class “A” to be the only other Southeast Iowa ranked team. Class 4A is topped by Ankeny, Class 3# has Decorah as their #1, class “A” has Woodward granger #1 and 8 man football is led by Newell-Fonda.

The Mt. Pleasant Middle School 7th grade football team tangled with Ottumwa Monday. In the “A” game the two teams tied at 6-6. Quarterback Brady Sartorius scored the Panther touchdown. Jordon Magnani led the rushing with 76 yards and receiving as he caught 3 passes for 62 yards. Defensively Magnani recovered 2 fumbles, and Tanner Ruby 1. Kieran Kohorst, Jake lowe and Isaac Kuster were the top tacklers.
In the “B” game Mt. Pleasant won 22-20. Joe Coberly had 2 touchdowns, Keegan Rich scored 1. Rich led the rushing with 40 yards and the passing going 7 of 12 for 127 yards. Coberly caught 5 passes for 120 yards. Jermaine Miles had a fumble recovery. Cole Burns, Jon Lopez and Wyatt Carlston led the tackling.

The Mt. Pleasant Middle School 8th Grade Football team went up against Ottumwa Monday. In the “A” Game
Mt. Pleasant 32
Ottumwa 14
Rushing
Patrick Canby 113 yards 3 touchdowns and 1 two point conversion
DShundrick Foster 118 yards 1 touchdown
Brock Wilson 50 yards 1 touchdown
Passing
Brock Wilson 5-9 for 48 yards
Receiving
Patrick Canby 5 catches for 48 yards
Tackles
Patrick Canby 11 tackles
Zach Ebeling 9 tackles
Ryan Moutrie 7 tackles
Thadius Williams 7 tackles
Tre Cosgrove 7 tackles

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“B” Game
Mt. Pleasant 20
Ottumwa 44
Rushing
Aminn Ellis 82 yards
Brandon Hart 6 yards
Passing
Dustin Mitchell 3-9-27 yards
Receiving
Brandon Hart 1 for 20 yards
Jeffrey Cox 2 for 7 yards
Tackles
Aminn Ellis 7 Tackles
Brandon Nguyen 6 tackles
Gavin Christner 5 tackles

The Mt. Pleasant Middle School 7th grade girl’s volleyball team hosted Washington Monday:
In the “A” match Washington won 2-1
MP serving stats: Bailey Johnson 8-8 (4 pts)
Leah Johnson 7-8 (4)
Ryen Chrissinger 6-7 (4)
Rylee Amos 4-4 (3)
“B” match: ended in a tie
MP Serving stats: Emma Overton 11-12 (9)
Kirstin Smith 7-9 (7)
Alyvia Anderson 4-4 (2)
“C” match: ended in a tie
MP Serving stats: Lauren Brousseau 15-15 (13)
Brooklyn Fraise 6-7 (5)

Area volleyball last night: 12th ranked New London wrapped up their regular season with the sweep of a triangular. Tigers beat Harmony and Maharishi. Harmony swept Maharishi also. Davenport North defeated Burlington 3 games to 1.
Area Sporting Events Today: VOLLEYBALL: Notre Dame at #2 Holy Trinity Catholic, Van Buren at West Burlington, Danville at Cardinal of Eldon, Harmony at Central Lee, Waco at L&M, Wapello at WMU. IN CROSS COUNTRY ACTION: The Central Lee Invitational will be run.

The St. Louis Cardinals bounced back from a game one loss to Washington on Sunday to beat the Nationals 12-4 yesterday in St. Louis. The series moves now to Washington for a noon game on Wednesday.
In the other National League Divisional Series, Cincinnati plays host to San Francisco with the Reds leading 2 games to none.
In the American League, Baltimore beat the Yankees 3-2, that series is tied at one game apiece and will move to New York for the next game Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m.
Tonight Detroit plays at Oakland with the Tigers leading that series 2 games to none.

A four-person, best shot golf tournament to raise funds for United Way of Henry County will be held Friday, Oct. 12, at Deerwood Golf Course, New London.
Money raised will help pay for the 2013 budget to aid helping organizations throughout the county. The fee is $60 per person, and golfers will receive use of a golf course as well as a light meal of brats, chips and soda.
There will be a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. Entries are limited to the first 72 golfers to register.
For registration information, email haysj@hearthhome.com.
Golf competitions, mulligans and raffle tickets will be available for purchase at the course.

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