The 15th ranked Mt. pleasant girls basketball team dropped another Southeast Conference game Friday night, they traveled to Keokuk and lost a foul plagued 55-49 game to the Lady Chiefs. Taryne Shull led the Panthers with 17 points, Kelsi Phipps added 13. But that scoring could not make up for 23 turnovers and 24 fouls they committed. Keokuk turned many of those turnovers into points and were 20 of 33 from the free throw line. Keokuk was called for 23 fouls, that led to Mt. Pleasant hitting 15 of 23 free throws, Keokuk had only 10 turnovers. M.P is now 8-5 overall and 4-2 in the league dropping out of 1st place.
Keokuk won the JV game 38-36.
Today the Panthers host Oskaloosa in a girl-boy double header beginning at 1:30 p.m., KILJ-FM and kilj.com will carry the games live.
OTHER AREA GIRLS SCORES:
Great River Christian 39 Mt. Pleasant Christian 26 (Sara McCabe led MPC 14 pts)
West Burlington 43 Van Buren 27
Burlington Notre Dame 77, Central Lee, Donnellson 60
Columbus, Columbus Junction 37, Iowa Mennonite School, Kalona 36
Davis County, Bloomfield 44, Centerville 37
Highland, Riverside 49, Waco 22
Holy Trinity Catholic 47 Danville 43
Mediapolis 80, Lone Tree 54
Muscatine 64, Burlington 26
Washington 58 Fairfield 51
New London 68, Cardinal, Eldon 60
Ottumwa 53, Des Moines, Abraham Lincoln 37
Wapello 44, Winfield-Mt Union 39
The Mt. Pleasant Panther boys made a furious 4th quarter rally but came up short and lost 60-56 at Keokuk Friday night. The Chiefs led by 14 going into the 4th quarter, that’s when Trey Magnani caught fire for the Panthers scoring 17 points in the final 8 minutes to get his team back within a point, but the Chiefs were able to make plays to hang onto the lead and win. Magnani led the scoring with 17, Patrick Canby added 14.
Mt. Pleasant is now 6-9 overall and 2-4 in the Southeast Conference.
M.P. freshmen beat Keokuk 81-54, Ryan Moutrie had 24 points. The Panther JV won over Keokuk also 69-52.
OTHER AREA BOYS SCORES:
Mt. Pleasant Christian 42 Great River Christian 24 (Jaden Gehrig 20 pts for MPC)
Burlington Notre Dame 73 Central Lee 52
Cardinal, Eldon 73, New London 49
Centerville 84, Davis County, Bloomfield 65
Danville 64, Holy Trinity Catholic, Fort Madison 44
Fairfield 72, Washington 53
Iowa Mennonite, Kalona 52, Columbus Community, Columbus Junction 43
Lone Tree 62, Mediapolis 50
Mid-Prairie, Wellman 54, Tipton 52
Muscatine 59, Burlington 38
Pekin 53, Louisa-Muscatine 35
WMU 58 Wapello 47
Pella 81, Oskaloosa 56
Van Buren 63 West Burlington 60