SPORTS DECEMBER 14, 2012

Written by on December 14, 2012 in Sports

MPHS wrestlers fell to Ft. Madison 39-36 and defeated West Hancock, Ill. 63-10 in dual meets they hosted in Panther Gum last night. Winning matches for M.P.: Colton Mertens (2), Connor Eads, Tyler Lanphier, Blake Wickham, Rob Pohren, Michael Alders

on (2), Jayton Phillips, Noah Brown, Justin Dilks won 2 matches and is now 11-0 on the season, Colton Aplara won 2 matches and is also 11-0 on the season, Jacob Dilks (2), Emmett Wester (2).
M.P. goes to the Pella tournament Saturday.
OTHER AREA WRESTLING SCORES: Ft. Madison ocer West Hancock 60-22, Washington 55 Keokuk 15, Mediapolis 69 L&M 7, Mediapolis 67 Columbus Community 6, Highland 35 New London/Winfield Mt. union 22, New London/WMU 48 Cardinal 24, West Burlington/Notre Dame/Danville 42 Van Buren 36, Pekin 42 West Burlington/Notre Dame/Danville 36.

The Mt. Pleasant Middle School 8th grade girls basketball team hosted Washington Thursday.

“A” game: Mt Pleasant 30 (final record 6-5)
Washington 14

MP scoring: Rylee Amos 7
Bailey Johnson 6
Washington only had 8 players, so only an “A” game was played.

Mt. Pleasant 7th grade boy’s basketball teams played at Washington Thursday. In the “A” game
M.P. won 53-28, Jordon Magnani 24. Washington won the “B” game Kyle Vanderham had 8 Panther points. Washington won the “C” game also Keegan Rich scored 12 points.

The Mt. Pleasant High School girl’s basketball team travels to Ft. Madison tonight for Southeast Conference play. M.P. is 2-3 overall and 0-1 in the conference losing to Keokuk in Panther Gym last Friday night 47-44. Ft. Madison is 1-5 overall and 0-1 in the league, also losing to Keokuk but by a 56-16 margin. Taryne Shull is leading Mt. Pleasant in scoring with 12 points per game, Kelsi Phipps is averaging 11. Ft. Madison is led by Rachel Steffensmeier at 7 points per game with Caitlin Marshall scoring 6.
KILJ-FM will carry the varsity game live beginning at 7:30 p.m.

The boy’s teams of Mt. Pleasant High School and Ft. Madison will do battle in Panther Gym tonight. MP is 3-2 overall and 1-0 in the conference. The Bloodhounds are 4-1 overall and 1-0 in the league. The one common opponent the two teams have played is Keokuk. Panthers beat the Chiefs a week ago 74-57, F.M beat them 60-56. Faith Pope leads the Panther offense scoring 18 points a game. Ft. Madison is led by Miles Wentzien at 20 points a game and John Nagel adds 15 per outing.
KILJ-FM will keep you posted on the boys action during our girl’s broadcast.

AREA GIRLS AND BOY’S GAMES:
Notre Dame @ New London, Central Lee @ West Burlington, Columbus @ Waco, Harmony @ Cardinal, IMS @ WMU, Lone Tree @ L&M, Mediapolis @ Wapello, Washington @ Keokuk.
Davenport North girls play at Burlington, Burlington Boys play at Davenport North.

The Iowa Wesleyan College women defeated Culver Stockton College in Canton, Mo. Last night by a score of 71-60. Ashley Kruse led the Tigers with 23 points and 8 rebounds. The Lady Tigers play at Greenville Illinois tonight.
The Wildcats defeated the Tiger men 93-73, Kyle Warner led IWC with 19 points.

Southeastern Community College men defeated Black Hawk East 101-33 last night, Nick Lyon scored 8 points. SCC ends the first part of the season with a 14-2 record.

Marian College of Indiana defeated Morningside College of Sioux City 30-27 in the NAIA National Championship game last night.
The NCAA division three Championship will be played in Salem, Virginia tonight when Mt. Union 14-0 will play St. Thomas of Minnesota 14-0.
The NCAA Division two playoff championship game tomorrow in Florence, Alabama. Valdosta St. 11-2 will play Winston-Salem 14-0.

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