The Mt. Pleasant High School girl’s golf team is hanging onto 2nd place heading into day two of the Class 4A State Golf Championships at the Ames Golf and Country Club. M.P. shot a 374 score 2nd best on the day behind tournament leader Cedar Rapids Xavier who carded a 352, Charles City is in 3rd at 376 2 strokes behind the Panthers. Washington is in 7th place shooting 397 in their first round.
Emily Cox led Mt. Pleasant with an 85, 5th best score on the day. Courtney Mabeus and Elle Schliesman had 91’s, Haley Booton added a 105, Brianne Holtkamp 106 and Hailey Spence a 113. Play resumes at 8 a.m. this morning.
New London is in 2nd place in the Class 1A state meet at the American Legion Course in Marshalltown. Grundy Center leads the field with a 355, New London had a 369, Algona Garrigan is in 3rd with a 371. For the Tigers Emma Pry had an 85, Morgan Oliver 90. Jorgi Krieger 94, Paeton Prottsman 100, Breanna Stevens 104.
Alex Krehbiel of Central Lee is in 2nd place in the medalist competition at the 3A meet being played at the Ames Country Club, her first round 77 is 2 strokes behind Paige Van Dyk of South Tama County.
Mt. Pleasant hosted Keokuk last night in Southeast Conference girls softball.
Mt. Pleasant 0
Keokuk scored one in the first and one in the third. They had 3 hits and 0 errors.
Mt. Pleasant had 6 hits and 2 errors.
Losing Pitcher: Jena Stukerjurgen (0-3) 7 innings, 6 K’s and 2 BB’s
Leading Hitters for Mt. Pleasant:
Hattie Liechty was 2 for 3 (2 Singles, SB)
Shelby Allender was 2 for 3 (2 singles)
Cali Liechty was 1 for 2 (single, sac)
Leslie Taylor was 1 for 3 (single, SB)
Mt. Pleasant 2
Keokuk scored one in the first. They had 4 hits and 0 errors.
Mt. Pleasant scored one in the 4th and one in the 7th. They had 9 hits and 1 error.
Winning Pitcher: Shelby Allender (2-1) 7 innings, 2 K’s, 0 BB’s, 3 HBP’s
Leading Hitters for Mt. Pleasant:
Leslie Taylor was 2 for 3 (triple, single, SB, run)
Cali Liechty was 2 for 4 (2 singles, game winning rbi in bottom of the 7th)
Morgan Fraise was 2 for 3 (single, double)
Jena Stukerjurgen was 1 for 3 (single)
Shelby Allender was 1 for 3 (double)
Alli Dorn was 1 for 3 (single)
Mt. Pleasant Varsity record is now 2-4 overall and 1-1 in the conference
They play again tonight at Ft. Madison for another conference doubleheader beginning at 5:30 p.m. KILJ-FM 105.5 and kilj.com will carry the 1st game live. Ft. Madison played last night against Washington and split the twin bill, Demons won the opener 8-2, Ft. Madison won the night cap 4-1.
OTHER AREA SOFTBALL SCORES: Pekin 5 WMU 1, Cardinal, Eldon 10, Van Buren 1
Fairfield 13, Davis County, Bloomfield 0
Fairfield 14, Davis County, Bloomfield 4
Louisa-Muscatine 6, Mediapolis 2
Ottumwa 13, Marshalltown 0
Ottumwa 2, Marshalltown 1
Mid-Prairie, Wellman 7, Regina, Iowa City 6
Regina, Iowa City 6, Mid-Prairie, Wellman 3
Wapello 3, Columbus, Columbus Junction 0
West Burlington 19, Harmony 0
AREA BASEBALL SCORES: Danville 3, Central Lee, Donnellson 0
L&M 6 Mediapolis 0
WMU 7 Pekin 6
Highland 18 Waco 1
Lone Tree 4, Iowa Mennonite, Kalona 0
Notre Dame, Burlington 16, New London 1
Regina, Iowa City 16, Mid-Prairie, Wellman 0 (5 inn)
Regina, Iowa City 6, Mid-Prairie, Wellman 0
Wapello 16, Columbus Community, Columbus Junction 1 (4 innings)
West Burlington 13, Harmony, Farmington 0
The MPHS trap shooting team did well at the state meet. Emma Ludwig finished 3rd in the girls competition out of 247 competitors. Allisa Smith and Ashley Hummell finished 9th and 10th respectively. On the boys side out of 1291 competitors J.D. Klopfenstein finished 47th. In the SCTP competition for girls Ashley Hummel finished 1st hitting 97 of 100 targets. On the boys side J.D. Klopfenstein was 47th . The Jr. High trap team finished 3rd in the boys division, Parker Baugh was 4th individually hitting 93 of 100. Shayla Rottenburger finished 6th.
Lauren Ralls of the Mt. Pleasant girls soccer team received 2nd team all district honors from the Iowa Girls Coaches Association.
Mikaela Foecke has been selected to play on the USA Jr. Womens National volleyball team this summer in Guatamala.
The Winfield Mt. Union vs Waco Alumni Football game is coming up July 26th. Tickets are on sale now from any WMU or WACO alumni player. Game will be played at Roth Field in Wayland. It starts at 7pm.
Columbus Community defeated 10th ranked Danville-New London Saturday to advance to the boy’s state soccer championships in Des Moines Thursday against Dyersville Beckman at noon. Clear Creek Amana defeated Fairfield in the 2A substate championship, the Clippers go to state and play Perry at 2:30 p.m. Thursday.
S.E. IOWA TRACK & FIELD CAMP MAPLELEAF ATHLETIC COMPLEX MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
DATES: JUNE 9 – 12 (June13th RAIN DATE IF NEEDED) 8:00 – 11:00 A.M.
FEE: $30.00 (MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: MT. PLEASANT COMM. SCHOOLS)
CAMPERS: AREA GIRLS & BOYS ENTERING GRADES 4 – 9
CAMP STAFF: CURRENT AND FORMER ATHLETES AND COACHES FROM MPCHS.
CAMP INFORMATION: * INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES OF:
SPRINT EVENTS, HURDLES, DISTANCE EVENTS, FIELD EVENTS, RELAYS
Washington and Mt. Pleasant are going to play each other in football June 7th at Washington. No it’s not a high school game, it’s a full contact alumni game. The Panthers and Demons of yesterday will meet in a real tackle football game that will be sanctioned by Alumni Football USA. An organization that has put on 700 alumni games in 28 states and has raised over $1 million for local charities. These gentleman will not only spend time practicing and getting in shape, but will also spend $100 to be equipped and insured. The game is part of the Washington, Iowa 175 anniversary celebration, following the game two bands and refreshments will be enjoyed in uptown Washington.
Pre-sales of tickets for the game will take place at a cost of $10 per ticket, half that money will be given to the Nick Capaldo family to help cover costs of cancer treatments for their daughter Ellie, tickets are available at The Press Box Grille and Bar and Pep Stop.
Other area alumni games that are played include WMU vs Waco and Columbus Community against Wapello.