The 2013 football season for the Mt. Pleasant high School football team is over and it was a record setting year, they went winless 0-9. The first time that has happened. Williamsburg defeated M.P. 51-6 on Evans Field Friday night. The Panthers only points were put up by the defense when Carson Remick recovered a fumble and sprinted 46 yards for a score. Once again offensive production was a problem as Mt. Pleasant rushed for just 21 yards and passed for 83.
Williamsburg won the JV game Thursday night 47-0.
Mt. Pleasant won the freshman game 30-16, Pat Canby kicked a 25 yard field goal and ran for another score. Dshondric Foster caught two touchdown passes from Brock Wilson and ran for another. Both Canby and Foster rushed for over 160 yards on the night. Thad Williams and Zach Ebling led the defense, Levi Parkevich picked off an interception. The freshmen end their season 7-2, so better times are ahead for Panther football.
AREA FOOTBALL SCORES: Pleasant Valley beat Burlington 51-0, WMU 38 New London 26, Waco 45 Highland 27, Van Buren 44 Danville 8, Mediapolis 35 L&M 20, Central Lee 17 West Burlington-Notre Dame 14, Keokuk 28 Ft. Madison 21, Washington 63 Centerville 3, Chariton 34 Fairfield 28.
The post season playoffs begin Wednesday night for Iowa High School football teams. In class “A” Waco 5-4 plays host to Lynnville Sully 5-4 at 7 p.m. KILJ-FM 105.5 and kilj.com will carry the game live. Van Buren 5-4 travels to BGM who is 9-0.
Class 2A Mediapolis 9-0 will host 4-5 PCM Monroe, L&M 5-4 goes to 9-0 Albia. Class 3A Carlisle 4-5 at Washington 8-1, Centerville 4-5 at Oskaloosa 6-3, Fairfield 4-5 at 9-0 Pella, Williamsburg 7-2 at Norwalk 5-4.
The 2013 World Series was in Boston Thursday night, St. Louis came from behind to beat the Red Sox 4-2, game 3 will be in St. Louis tonight.
In Regional Volleyball Class 4A the Mt. Pleasant Panthers will host conference foe Keokuk in the first round at 7 p.m. on Monday night. The winner of that match advances to the semi finals at Solon on Oct. 31st against #2 ranked Solon. The other teams in the regional are Oskaloosa, Fairfield, and Clear Creek-Amana.
In Class 3A #15 Mediapolis hosts L&M on October 28th and the winner of that match will play at Mediapolis October 31ST against the Central Lee vs Davis County match winner. Other teams in the Regional are: Camanche, Tipton, West Liberty and Mt. Vernon.