Keokuk handed Mt. Pleasant a 33-7 defeat in district football action Friday night on the Chiefs home field. The Panthers fell behind 20-0 before getting on the board late in the 1st half with a 1 yard touchdown run by Carson Remick after Austin Smith had blocked a punt. Keokuk scored on their very next possession to build the lead back up to 20 at halftime. Offensive production was once again very low for the Panthers as they had only 38 yards rushing on 32 tries, 6 of 12 passing resulted in 50 yards and only 5 first downs were picked up by the Panthers. Keokuk put up 308 yards of total offense.
Ben Canby and Carson Remick led Mt. Pleasant on defense. Next week will close out the 2013 season for M.P., they host Williamsburg a team who won in non district play against Vinton-Shellsburg 43-0.
Mt. Pleasant won the freshman game 51-7, after leading at halftime 37-7. Pat Canby had 4 touchdowns, Levi Parkevich had an 85 yard kickoff return for a score, Ryan Moutrie caught a touchdown pass from Brock Wilson and Dshondric Foster also scored. Moutrie led the defense with 12 tackles, Canby had 10.
The JV teams meet at Evans Field Monday night.
OTHER AREA SCORES: Fairfield 46 Centerville 31, Washington 49 Ft. Madison 8, L&M 40 Central Lee 0, Mediapolis 63 Columbus Community 20, Mid Prairie 62 West Burlington-Notre Dame 0, Monticello 27 West Liberty 17, Iowa City Regina 49 Wapello 0, Lone Tree 37 Danville7, Waco 53 New London 14, Van Buren 32 WMU 22, Lisbon 55 Highland 20.
KILJ-FM 105.5 will bring you the Iowa at Ohio State game beginning at 12:30 and the Iowa State vs Baylor game will be on KILJ-AM starting at 4 p.m.
A couple of members of the Winfield-Mount Union volleyball team have reached milestones. Shelby Therme became the school’s career leader in digs when she recorded her 736th career dig vs. WACO Oct. 10.
Winfield-Mount Union’s Erica Robison became the school’s career leader in career matches played. She started her record-breaking 130th match vs. New London Oct. 15.
In Major League Baseball, NLCS was clinched in game 6 by St. Louis last night as they beat the Dodgers 9-0 in Busch Stadium. So it’s onto the World Series for the Red Birds.
In the ALCS, the Boston Red Sox are up 3-2 in The series and host the Tigers in game six tonight.