SPORTS JANUARY 22, 2013

Written by on January 22, 2013 in Sports

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union has announced the girl’s regional tournament pairings for the 2013 tournament trail.
The Mt. Pleasant Panther girls will open up class 4A tournament action on February 13th at home against Fairfield. The winner of that game will play in the semi final against Oskaloosa on February 16th at Oskaloosa. The other teams in the region are Grinnell, Clear Creek Amana and #2 ranked Van Horne Benton Community.
Class 3A will have Mediapolis opening at home against West Liberty on February 9th. Central Lee is in a different region and will open at home February 9th against Centerville.
Class 1A has Harmony playing at Waco February 7th, New London plays at WMU February 7th, Danville is at Holy Trinity Catholic that night. #2 ranked Burlington Notre Dame has a 1st round bye

Phil Long Washington girls basketball coach reached a coaching milestone December 15th when he coached his 100th career varsity win at Washington. We now ask that you send your prayers and good thoughts to Phil and his family as he battles cancer. We pray that Phil wins that battle too.
North Polk High School girls Head basketball Coach Rick Dillinger won his 400th career game in the Comets’ 48-47 victory over Gilbert Jan. 15. Dillinger formerly coached at Danville high School.

The Radio Iowa and Associated press boy’s basketball polls have been released. The Danville Bears are #1 in 1A, Lone Tree is ranked #3 by the A.P. #4 by radio Iowa. Class 2A has West Fork in the #1 spot, Class 3A is topped by Vinton Shellsburg, Mt. Pleasant is ranked 9th in both polls. Class 4A is topped by defending state champ Iowa City West.

AREA GIRLS AND BOYS BASKETBALL TONIGHT: KILJ-FM 105.5 and kilj.com will bring you Super Conference Super Tuesday action from West Burlington where the Falcons are hosting Danville tonight, airtime is 6 p.m. for coverage of the double header.
Cardinal @ Van Buren, Columbus Community @ L&M, Harmony @ Central lee, Highland @ Wapello, Lone Tree at WMU, New London @ Holy Trinity Catholic, Waco @ Mediapolis.
GIRLS GAMES: Burlington @ Davenport Assumption, Fairfield @ Burlington Notre Dame.
BOYS GAMES: Davenport Assumption @ Burlington, Notre Dame @ Fairfield.
WRESTLING: Centerville @ Ft. Madison, Waco @ Columbus.
BIG TEN MEN: Iowa @ 14th ranked Ohio State

This Friday, Jan. 25th, the Mt. Pleasant Community High School’s girls’ basketball games vs. Ft. Madison will be a freshman game followed by a varsity game starting at 6:15 p.m. There will be no JV game.
Due to Fairfield’s lack of team members, the 9th grade girls’ basketball game vs. Fairfield that had been rescheduled for Jan. 28th, has been cancelled.

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