Jordon Phamsouvandara will advance onto the Class 3A District golf tournament next week in Williamsburg after shooting a 76 in Friday’s Sectional at Centerville tying him for 3rd in medalist play. He lost a playoff to Matt Carr of Fairfield and will go to the District as 4th place medalist. The MPHS team finished 3rd with a 319, Centerville won the sectional shooting 302, Fairfield had a 312 and those teams advance to the District. The other M.P. scores were: Kiley Miller 79, Quinn Daniel 82, Kyle Kauffman 82, Jacob Smith 91 and Collin Baccam 92.
WMU won the 1A boys golf sectional at Deerwood and advance onto the District at the Pleasant Valley Course Thursday. WMU shot a 334, New London 336 and Holy Trinity Catholic 365. Those three teams all go to District. Medalist was Tristan kadel of New London with a 75.
Columbus Community won the 2A boys golf Sectional at Burlington with a 337, Notre Dame-West Burlington shot 344 and Wapello 348. All three advance onto the District at Muscatine Friday. Central Lee’s Nick Pundt was medalist shooting a 75.
The MPHS girls track team will send these events to next weeks state track championships in Des Moines Thursday thru Saturday. Davenport Assumption won the Regional state qualifying meet at Maple Leaf track with 164 points, MPHS scored 156.
Events going to state for sure. Defending state champ Leslie Taylor in long jump and 100 meter hurdles, Kelsie Phipps in 100 hurdles, shuttle hurdle relay team, 4×800 relay, Mary Wester in the discus and shot put. Chloe Haffarnan in 800 meter run and 1500 meter run, Ellie Conrad in the 1500 meter run, and the distance medley relay.
The MPHS boy’s track team will be sending these events to state.
Emmett Wester and Justin Dunn both in the shot and discus, shuttle hurdle relay, Tommy Thorne 400 meter hurdles and 110 meter high hurdles, Cole Phillips 100 meter high hurdles , Logan Mulford in the high jump, 4x 100 relay and the 4 x 400 relay.
The field is set for the 2013 USCAA Softball National Championships in Akron, Ohio. The number one overall seed in the tournament is Briarcliffe College of New York. The Iowa Wesleyan College Tiger team is seeded 4th and will be making their first appearance in the Softball Small College World Series Monday when they play St. Marys of the Woods at 4 p.m. Iowa Wesleyan is one of the rare teams in this tournament that has a win against top seeded Briarcliffe on the year.