SPORTS FEBRUARY 18, 2013

Written by on February 18, 2013 in Sports

The Mt. Pleasant High School wrestling team brought home one medal from Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Justin Dilks finished in 8th place in the 182 pound class of 3A, he fell in his wrestle back match against a wrestler from Algona.
Mediapolis had three wrestlers go for the gold in class 2A Saturday night, Adam Drain won the state championship at 170 lbs. Cole Erickson and Steve Holloway finished 2nd. Burlington had two wrestlers wrestle for first, Austin Boyd ended up 2nd and Matt Seabold won the state championship at 182. Wapello had two wrestlers in the finals with Jack Walker and Ryley Howell both finishing 2nd.

Winfield Mt. Union fell in the girl’s regional semi final game they played against Burlington Notre Dame on the Nikes home floor Friday night 90-38. With the win Notre Dame (20-3) plays in the regional final tonight at Wilton against Lisbon (10-15) who knocked off #14 Preston 57-55 in overtime.
WMU ends the year 18-6, they were led by Cassie Kingery with 13 points.
Class 3A regional final action Saturday night saw Central Lee fall to Bondurant Farrar at Albia by a score of 50-35.
4A regional semi final play had Fairfield at Oskaloosa with the the Lady Trojans winning 54-49, Washington hosted Keokuk and beat the Lady Chiefs 59-52.
Class 5A semi final play saw Burlington lose to Muscatine 69-24.

The IWC women’s and men’s basketball teams celebrated Senior Day Saturday when they hosted Clarke College of Dubuque.
The Tiger women won 76-63, led by Stephanie Russak with 21 points. The men won 80-76, led by Jon Umorens 20 points and 5 assists.

The Class 3A District for the Mt. Pleasant Panther (16-5) boy’s basketball team begins tonight when they open up at home against Clear Creek Amana, while Ft. Madison will play at Williamsburg tonight. The first round winners will meet in the District Championship February 21st at Fairfield, the winner advances to the Substate championship February 25th against the District winner involving Fairfield @ Keokuk 2/18/13, Washington @ Solon, the winners play on 2/21/13 and that winner moves to the Substate championship at Iowa City West unless Keokuk is playing then it will be at Burlington.

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