SPORTS May 21, 2013
Mt. Pleasant High School is sending their girls golf team to state! The Panthers finished 2nd in the class 4A Regional Tournament played at Oskaloosa Monday. Cedar Rapids Xavier was champion shooting 346, M.P. shot a 387, 4 strokes ahead of Washington. Brianne Holtkamp led the Panther scoring with a 94 Emily Cox 97, Courtney Mabeus 98, Elle Schliesman 98. Haley Booton added a 102 and Whitney Barton 136. The State Tournament will be played May 28th and 29th at the Ames Golf and Country Club.
New London girls golf team also qualified for state finishing 2nd in the Class 1A Regional at Wapsi Oaks Country Club in Calamus. The Tigers shot 392 for 2nd, Valley High School shot a 371 to place first. The Valley Tigers are coached by Robin Madole who grew up in Mt. Pleasant, this is the last year for that school to exist, they merge with North Fayette West Union next year.
Leading New London to state were: Baylee Lindell 96, Emma Pry 97, Victoria Noel 99, Jorgie Krieger 100, Morgan Oliver 108 and Breanna Stevens 109.
The State meet for Class 1A is played at Marshalltown’s American Legiona Course May 28th and 29th.
Grace Edwards of Winfield Mt. Union advances onto the State Meet also in medalist play after s91 in the Regional to be 5th in medalist action.
Central Lee’s Alex Krehbiel was medalist at the Class 3A Regional golf tournament at Columbus Jct. shooting an 85, Kensley Heater of Mediapolis was 4th and will advance to State May 28th and 29th at Ames along with Krehbiel.
Summer softball action for area high schools got underway last night. W. Burlington-Notre Dame beat Van Buren 18-1, Wapello won over Winfield Mt. Union 15-3, Danville rolled over harmony 14-0, Washington beat Columbus 11-1 and Centerville swept Central Lee 1-0 and 5-2.
BASEBALL SCORES: Van Buren 8 West Burlington 1, Mediapolis 7 IMS 4, Wapello 8 Winfield Mt. Union/Waco 0.
The MPHS baseball team opens up the 2013 season at Davenport Assumption tonight.
The 9th grade baseball double header scheduled for Saturday, May 25th, vs. Iowa City West High School, will be played at Mt. Pleasant, not Iowa City, starting at 9:00 a.m.
Ronnie Ashton is having try outs for a 3rd grade boys tournament basketball team on Wed. 5/22 at the middle school from 7 to 8pm. If any questions call 319-931-2896.