The Iowa High School Athletic Association has announced the class 3A boys basketball district tournament assignments. The Mt. Pleasant Panthers will be in District #12 with Fairfield, Ft. Madison and Keokuk. The District #11 teams that will be involved in the substate are: Grinnell, Pella, Washington and Williamsburg.
The MPHS boys basketball team upped their record to 6-7 with a 77-62 win at Eddyville-Blakesburg-Freemont last night. Dustin Amos had 18 points to lead the Panther scoring.
Mt. Pleasant won the JV game 78-30.
Tonight the Panthers 6-7 host Muscatine who has a 4-7 record. JV teams play at 6 p.m. varsity action will follow, KILJ-FM 105.5 and kilj.com will broadcast the varsity game at 7:30 p.m.
OTHER SCORES: Mediapolis girls beat Highland 84-49 Darby Massner had 45 points and 9-3 point field goals.
Holy Trinity Catholic boys beat Cardinal 67-19, West Burlington beat Maharishi boys 71-38
West Burlington-Notre Dame-Danville beat Pekin in wrestling 45-18 but lost to Van Buren 48-25.23
AREA GAMES: GIRLS AND BOYS-Burlington at Ft. Madison, Notre Dame at Harmony, Holy Trinity Catholic at West Burlington, Central Lee at New London, Danville at Van Buren, IMS at Waco, Lone Tree at Wapello, Mediapolis at WMU, Pekin at Columbus Community.
The latest Associated Press boy’s high school basketball poll for Iowa has only 1 S.E. Iowa team ranked. Van Buren is ranked 6th in class 1A, LeMars Gehlen Catholic tops that class. Class 2A is led by Western Christian, Class 3A Harlan is #1, Ft. Madison dropped out of the top ten after losing to Keokuk last week. Dubuque Senior is #1 in class 4A.
The Associated Press major college women’s basketball poll has Iowa State ranked 20th, UCONN is #1.
In the men’s poll Iowa is ranked 10th and Iowa State 16th, Arizona is #1.