The MPHS girls basketball team put a scare in the 11th ranked Washington girls basketball team in Panther Gym Friday night but in the end came up short falling 60-57 in overtime. The Panthers opened up a ten point 15-5 lead after one quarter, led 25-18 at half, Demons pulled within 38-35 heading into the 4th quarter and then tied the game at the end of regulation 50-50, then pulled out the win in the extra 4 minute period.
The Panthers play host to Fairfield on Friday. Washington won the JV game 42-36
OTHER AREA GIRL’S SCORES: Centerville 61 Chariton 57, Columbus Community 35 Wapello 27, Oskaloosa 50 Grinnell 42, WMU 65 New London 37, Notre Dame 84 Maharishi 15, N. Scott 55 Burlington 32, Keokuk 55 Ottumwa 35.
GIRLS GAMES TODAY: Ft. Madison @ Notre Dame, Central Lee @ Albia, Fairfield @ Danville, HTC @ Waco, New London @ Wapello.
Mt. Pleasant rolled to a 65-38 win over Washington on the Demons new home court Friday night. Cameron Frank scored 16 points, Logan Mulford 13, Ryan Hanna and Faith Pope each scored 12. M.P. hosts Central Lee today with JV game at 3 p.m. the varsity game at 4:30 p.m. will be heard live on KILJ-FM 105.5.
Washington won the freshman game 36-33, Joe Hess scored 11 points. Panthers won the JV game 61-34, Zach Mulford hit for 22 points.
OTHER AREA BOY’S SCORES: Centerville 64 Chariton 47, #1 Iowa City West 66 #2 Dubuque Senior 56, IMS 56 L&M 43, Keokuk 49 Ottumwa 44, Pella Christian 78 Pella 68, West Liberty 65 Mid Prairie 52, WMU 53 New London 34.North Scott 56 Burlington 26, Keokuk 49 Ottumwa 44, Van Buren 68 Harmony 27, WMU 53 New London 34, Ft. Madison 65 Fairfield 35, Wapello 52 Columbus 37.
AREA BOYS GAMES TODAY: Fairfield @ Danville, HTC @ Waco, IMS @ Mediapolis, New London @ Wapello.
AREA WRESTLING TODAY: MPHS wrestlers @ Linn-Mar Duals with Keokuk and Mediapolis, Burlington @ Ottumwa Tournament, Ft. Madison @ North Scott Tournament, Gary Curtis Tournament @ Highland, Van Buren Invitational being held.
AREA BOWLING: L&M GIRLS AND BOYS bowl at Mt. Pleasant
Today KILJ-FM will broadcast the Iowa Wesleyan College women 4-12 hosting Viterbo at 1 p.m. KILJ-FM will carry the game live, we will bring you the Central Lee vs MPHS boys basketball game from Panther Gymnasium at 4:30 p.m.
5th ranked Iowa wrestlers beat 4th ranked Ohio State in Carver Hawkeye Arena Friday night 22-9.
SCC men beat Parkland 82-51, Nick Lyon scored 5 points, SCC hosts Malcolm X tonight.
Texas A&M rolled over Oklahoma 41-13 in Cotton Bowl. Today at noon BBVA Compass Bowl Pittsburgh vs Mississippi
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 have been postponed from Friday, January 11th, 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).