SPORTS MAY 15, 2013

Written by on May 15, 2013 in Sports

The fun and the run is over for the Iowa Wesleyan College softball team as they lost their second game in the USCCA softball world series in Akron, Ohio.  The Lady Tigers were eliminated by Ave Maria by a score of 5-4 as they scored 2 runs in the bottom of the 7th inning to grab the win.  IWC finishes fourth in the tournament going 2-2. 


The MPHS boy’s soccer team defeated Columbus Community 2-1, Bo Vitale and Drake Martin scored the Panther goals.  M.P. is 1-3 on the year and wraps up the regular season at Danville-New London Thursday.


Faith Pope who led the Mt. Pleasant Panther boys basketball team in scoring this past season is going to sign a national letter of intent today to attend Tyler Community College in Texas.  Pope is the third player from this year’s Panther team to sign on with a college to further his education and basketball talent.   


The Mt. Pleasant High School varsity softball double header against Centerville that was scheduled for May 21st has been rescheduled to July 2nd at 5:00 p.m. due to a conflict with a middle school vocal music concert.


New London won the Class 1A  girls first round Regional golf tournament at their home course Deerwood Monday May 13th.  The Tigers shot a 382, Lone Tree was runner up with a 454, both teams advance to the Regional Finals on May 20th at the Wapsie Course in Calamus.  Medalist was Baylee Lindell with a 92,  her teammates Breanna Stevens and Vitoria Noel were runnersup with 95’s.  Grace Edwards of WMU will advance to the Regional finals medalist play after shooting a 100.

Makenzie Noble of Wapello advances to Regional final medalist play in class 2A after shooting an 84 score on the Wahkonsa Country Club in Wilton, she plays next Monday May 20th at the Marengo Country Club.

In Class 3A Alex Krehbiel of Central Lee won medalist honors when she shot an 82 on the Indian Hills Course at Wapello  and advances to Regional final medalist play Monday May 20th at Cedarcrest Country Club in Columbus Jct.  Kensley heater of Mediapolis was runner up with an 86 and will advance also.  

 The girls 2013 Regional 4A Golf Tournament Assignment for the Mt. Pleasant Panthers will be played on Monday, May 20

4A-schools playing at Oskaloosa are:  Benton,  Cedar Rapids Xavier, Centerville, Clear Creek- Amana, Fairfield, Keokuk, Knoxville , Mount Pleasant,  Oskaloosa, Pella, Solon, Washington.


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 Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union has announced the 2013 Regional Girl’s Tennis Tournament Assignments  for Class 1A Singles & Doubles.  Tournament play begins Thursday, May 16 at 9:00 a.m.  Mt. Pleasant high School girls tennis team will play at Davenport Assumption.  Other teams participating, Burlington Notre Dame, Camanche, Ft. Madison, Holy Trinity Catholic, Keokuk, Fairfield Maharishi and Assumption.

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