Written by on December 10, 2012 in Sports

The Mt. Pleasant Wrestling team took 1st place at the South Tama Dual Tournament Saturday finishing with a perfect 5-0 record.
Dual Results
MP vs Nevada – 62-15
MP vs South Tama – 36-34
MP vs West Marshall – 43-30
MP vs Vinton-Shellsburg – 60-18
MP vs Grinnell – 46-35

Individual Records on the Day
106 Colton Mertens 3-2
113 Connor Eads 4-1
120 Tyler Lanphier 3-2
126 Alex Lanphier 5-0
132 Alec Mathews 2-3
138 Rob Pohren 1-4
145 OPEN
152 Michael Alderson 2-3
160 Jayton Phillips 3-2
170 Noah Brown 1-4
182 Justin Dilks 5-0
195 Colton Aplara 5-0
220 Jacob Dilks 5-0
285 Emmett Wester 5-0

Mt. Pleasant High School girls and boys bowling teams were in action Saturday.

Varsity Boys Team Scores:
Mt. Pleasant—2828
West Central—2714
Washington—Did not have a team score due to only 2 Varsity Boy bowlers
Individual High Score for Mt. Pleasant:
Daniel Ruth—410
Varsity Boys Record is now 4 – 0.

Varsity Girls Team Scores:
Mt. Pleasant—2621
West Central—2075
Individual High Score for Mt. Pleasant:
Steph Ford—389
Varsity Girls Record is now 4 – 0.

JV Boys Team Scores:
Mt. Pleasant—1982
West Central—Did not have a team score due to only having 3 JV Boy bowlers Washington—No JV Boys team
Individual High Score for Mt. Pleasant:
Jordan Meyer-280
JV Boys Record is now 1 – 0.

JV Girls Team Score:
Mt. Pleasant—1715
West Central—Did not have a team score due to only having 2 JV Girl bowlers Washington—No JV Girls team
Individual High Score for Mt. Pleasant:
Madison Stearns-258
JV Girls Record is now 2 – 0.
All four teams compete next at Fairfield on Saturday, Dec. 15th.

Wright Field house in Keokuk has had a complete facelift, the Mt. Pleasant Panther boys basketball team seemed to really like it after playing very well there Friday night and handing Keokuk a 74-57 loss, their second in the Southeast conference already. M.P. led by 2 at the end of the 1st quarter, by 9 at halftime, 13 points separated the two teams heading into quarter number 4. Faith Pope hit for 23 points, Dalton Conrad had 15 and Logan Mulford added 10. Cameron Frank had 7 rebounds. The Panthers are now 3-2 overall and 2-0 in the Southeast Conference, M.P. hosts Ft. Madison this upcoming Friday night.
Keokuk won the Freshman game 63-31, Joe Hess scored 18 Panther points. Keokuk also won the JV game 56-31, Ben Canby had 9 points.

Keokuk did it again, Mt. Pleasant had the Keokuk girls on the ropes leading by two points with 14 seconds left to play. Once again though Keokuk found a way to score 5 unanswered points and won the Southeast Conference varsity game 47-44. The game was tied at 6 at the end of the 1st quarter, Keokuk led 23-22 at halftime and 34-33 going into the 4th quarter before they pulled their late game magic. Taryne Shull led M.P. with 14 points, Natalie Ita added 12 and Kelsi Phipps had 10. MPHS is now 2-3 overall and 1-1 in the league, they play at Ft. Madison Friday.
Keokuk won the JV game 47-37.

The Iowa Wesleyan College women’s basketball team hosted Grand View University on Saturday afternoon. IWC fell to Grand View 66-64, Ashley Kruse led the Tigers with 23 points . IWC is now 1-10.

The IWC men’s basketball team traveled to Hannibal-LaGrange University on Saturday afternoon. IWC lost 64-54, Kyle Warner scored 22 and Jon Umoren 16. IWC is now 7-8.
The Iowa Wesleyan College Tiger men crushed Central Christian College on Friday night in Ruble Areana, The Tigers defeated the Saints in an 85-53 blowout.

SCC men’s basketball team won Saturday night over State Fair 74-71, Nick Lyon Scored 6 points.
The 8th ranked SCC women lost two games over the weekend. Saturday they fell to John Wood in a tournament at Quincy by a score of 57-54. They lost Friday to Lincoln 55-50.

The final pairing is set for the NCAA Division two playoff championship game this upcoming Saturday in Florence, Alabama. Valdosta St. 11-2 will play Winston-Salem 14-0.
The NCAA division three championship will be played in Salem, Virginia this Friday when Mt. Union 14-0 will play St. Thomas of Minnesota 14-0.

The 2012 Heisman Trophy was won for the first time by a freshman. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was given the award in New York Saturday night.

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