The MPHS wrestlers battled at Washington last night and lost to the Demons 37-34, here is the match results: 160: Jayton Phillips, MOPL, dec. Brandon Reinhart, WASH, 7-2. 170: Austin Latcham, WASH, pinned Noah Brown, MOPL, 3:17. 182: Brad Skubal, WASH, pinned Kallin Crile, MOPL, 0:30. 195: Justin Dilks, MOPL, maj. dec. Aaron Kempf, WASH, 12-2. 220: Colton Aplara, MOPL, pinned Kyle Collier, WASH, 1:24. 285: Emmett Wester, MOPL, pinned Darius Stogner, WASH, 3:14. 106: Colton Mertens, MOPL, pinned Michael Witt, WASH, 0:48. 113: Fletcher Green, WASH, maj. dec. Conner Eads, MOPL, 9-0. 120: Tyler Lanphier, MOPL, pinned Michael Ellingson, WASH, 1:34. 126: Tristan Pohren, WASH, dec. Alex Lanphier, MOPL, 2-1. 132: Jerek Brown, WASH, pinned Blake Wickham, MOPL, 2:45. 138: Mitchell Hora, WASH, pinned Rob Pohren, MOPL, 2:58. 145: Josh Larson, MOPL, dec. Matt Grote, WASH, 5-1. 152: Tanner Knupp, WASH, pinned Michael Alderson, MOPL, 1:44.
OTHER AREA WRESTLING RESULTS: Burlington 51 Davenport West 24, Burlington 56 Davenport Central 13. North Scott 72 L&M 9, Eddyville Blakesburg 57 New London/WMU 16, Ft. Madison 55 Fairfield 21, Newton 49 Keokuk 24, Oskaloosa 46 Keokuk 32.
The Fairfield girls basketball team who is 5-5 overall on the season and 1-2 in the Southeast Conference play the Mt. Pleasant Panther girls for the second time this season tonight in Panther Gym. Fairfield is coming off a loss Tuesday night Eddyville Blakesburg 65-50, that stopped a two game win streak. M.P. beat Fairfield 68-38 earlier this season and enters tonight’s game with a 5-4 record and 2-2 record in the conference. Taryne Shull leads the Panther scoring at 12 points per game and Kelsi Phipps is averaging 11. There will be no freshman games tonight, they have been moved to January 28th. M.P. goes to #15 ranked class 2A Iowa City Regina tomorrow.
The 9th ranked MPHS boys head to Fairfield tonight with a 7-3 overall record and are 4-0 in the Southeast Conference. They are coming off a rare home loss to Centerville Tuesday night 53-51. Fairfield fell to the Panthers 62-24 back in November, Tuesday night they picked up their first win with a 54-28 romp over Eddyville Blakesburg with Matt Carr hitting 4-3 pointers. The freshmen teams play at 4:45 followed by the JV and then varsity. KILJ-FM 105.5 and kilj.com will carry the varsity game beginning at around 7:30 p.m.
AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL SCORES: Keokuk 50 Central Lee 49, Highland 55 West Burlington 27, Pekin 42 Waco 36.
AREA BOYS BASKETBALL SCORES: Pekin 57 Waco 53 (ot), Highland 54 West Burlington 42.
AREA BASKETBALL GAMES TONIGHT: (G&B DOUBLE HEADERS): Notre Dame @ Cardinal, West Burlington @ New London, Columbus Community @ Highland, Danville @ Central Lee, Harmony @ Van Buren, Holy Trinity Catholic @ Maharishi, L&M @ Mediapolis, Pekin @ Wapello, WMU @ Waco.
GIRLS GAMES: Muscatine @ Burlington, Keokuk @ Ft. Madison
BOYS GAMES: Burlington @ Muscatine, Ft. Madison @ Keokuk.
WRESTLING: Mediapolis and Burlington @ Quincy Invitational
22nd ranked Michigan State made a late game run and pulled out a 62-59 Hawks are 0-3 in the Big Ten and play Sunday at Northwestern, KILJ-FM will carry the game beginning at 3:30 p.m.
The Iowa women’s basketball team won over Wisconsin 66-56, Lady Hawks made 17 of 18 free throws.
In NFL playoff action Saturday Baltimore will play at Denver and Green Bay will be at San Francisco. Sunday Seattle will play at Atlanta and Houston at New England.
The following schedule changes have been made by Bob Jensen Activities Director at Mt. Pleasant Community High School:
1) The Varsity Girls & Boys Basketball games that were postponed on Dec. 20th with West Liberty have been rescheduled for February 5th at 6:00 p.m. at MPCHS
2) The 9th grade girls basketball games with Fairfield tonight have been postponed to Monday January 28th at 7:00 p.m. at MPCHS
3) The JV/V girls & boys bowling meet vs.Ottumwa that was postponed on December 20th has been rescheduled for January 17th at 2:30 p.m. (same time as originally scheduled).