The #1 ranked Mediapolis Bulldog wrestling team dominated Washington and Williamsburg last night on their home mat in Regional Team Dual meet wrestling action. The Bulldogs beat Williamsburg 54-12 in the semifinal match and then crushed Washington 58-21.
Next Wednesday Mepo (23-5) will be in the State Team Dual Meet competition in class 2A. Their first round foe at 11 a.m. will be Sergeant Bluff-Luton a team that is 20-0 in duals. If they advance to the semifinals it would be wrestled at 1 p.m. against the winner of the Creston-Orient-Macksburg vs Clear Lake first round match. The championship match will be at 6:30 p.m. There will also be consolation matches to determine all 8 team places.
The 3A Regional Dual team meets will be wrestled tonight, no area teams are involved in that. Class 3A area wrestlers including Mt. Pleasant will wrestle in the district at Burlington on Saturday February 15th, with Bettendorf, Davenport West, Ft. Madison, Keokuk, Muscatine, Pleasant Valley and Burlington.
AREA GIRLS SCORES:
Albia 61, Centerville 27
Davenport Assumption 74 Burlington 25
Ames 53, Ottumwa 21
Columbus, Columbus Junction 53, Wilton 45
Fairfield 43, Chariton 26
Fort Madison 59, Central Lee 35
Washington 32, Keokuk 30 (Mt. Pleasant and Keokuk are tied for the conference lead, MP can capture a share of the title with a win at home Friday night against Washington)
AREA BOYS SCORES:
Danville 73, Cardinal, Eldon 27
Fort Madison 71, Davis County 52
Holy Trinity Catholic 68 Central Lee 52
New London 60 Harmony 30
Notre Dame 62, West Burlington 46
Pekin 59, WACO 26
Solon 47, Marion 40
Van Buren 87 Maharishi 43
Winfield-Mt. Union 63, Columbus Community 51
L&M 69 Wapello 49
The MPHS freshman boys lost to Muscatine by a score of 71-38, leading scorers were Brock Wilson 21 and Ryan Moutrie scored 7. Freshman go to Keokuk Thursday for a make up game at the middle school.
Here are the pairings for the Southeast Iowa Super Conference Boys Basketball “Shootout” games to be played Friday, February 14, 2014
NORTH DIVISION @ SOUTH DIVISION
1. Pekin (16-2) SCC 8:00 p.m. Danville (16-2)
2. IMS (15-3) SCC 6:30 p.m. Van Buren (15-2)
3. Lone Tree (13-5) @ Burlington, Notre Dame (14-3)
4. Highland (12-6) @ Holy Trinity (10-7)
5. Winfield-MU (9-9) @ West Burlington (10-8)
6. L-M (7-10) @ Cardinal (7-10)
7. WACO (5-13) (6-14) @ Central Lee (7-11)
8. Wapello (5-13) (5-15) @ New London (5-12)
9. Columbus (4-14) @ Maharishi (3-15)
10. Mediapolis (3-15) @ Harmony (0-17)
The Harmony School District Board of Directors at their meeting Tuesday night voted on a 3-2 vote to pull out of the Southeast Iowa Super Conference and join the Blue Grass Conference. Work begins today on the timing of that move.
Mt. Pleasant hosted Edward Stone in girls Middle School 7th grade basketball.
“A” game: Edward Stone 11
Mt Pleasant 46 (record 6-2)
MP scoring: Maddie Williamson 21
Annie Liechty 12
“B” game: ES 12
MP 15 (3-3-1)
MP scoring: Grace Bittle 5
Sadie Carrasco 4
Mt. Pleasant 8th grade boys played basketball at Edward Stone Middle School yesterday.
In the “A” game M.P. won 73-19, Brady Sartorius scored 33 points. In the “B” game M.P. won 50-22, Kyle Vanderham scored 11 points.
The Keokuk girls bowling team defeated Mt. Pleasant 2577 to 2483 in Keokuk yesterday. High roller for the Panthers was Chelsea Sammons with a 428.
The Panther boys beat Keokuk 2797 to 2375, high roller for M.P. was Wolfgang Schumacher with a 395.
The Iowa Wesleyan Tiger women’s basketball team has a busy week of action, taking on Westminster College on tonight in Fulton, MO (6:00pm) and then hosting Blackburn College on Saturday in Mt. Pleasant (1:00pm).
The Iowa Wesleyan College men’s basketball team returns to action tonight also traveling to Fulton, MO to take on Westminster College (8:00pm) and then host Blackburn College on Saturday (3:00pm).