SPORTS July 02, 2014
MPHS sports schedule:
7/2—MPHS softball at West Burlington-Notre Dame
7/3—MPHS softball and baseball at Washington
7/4—MPHS softball in tournament at University of Iowa softball complex
7/5—MPHS softball in tournament t University of Iowa softball complex
The Mt. Pleasant baseball team was to play at Wapello yesterday but the games were cancelled. Tonight, Mt. Pleasant High School girls team travels to West Burlington-Notre Dame.
Area games today:
Softball: Fort Madison at Burlington, Central Lee at Centerville, Davis County at Van Buren and New London at Pekin.
Baseball: Keokuk at West Burlington, Danville at Washington, Davis County at Van Buren, Louisa-Muscatine at West Liberty, Mediapolis at New London and WACO at Wapello.
The Burlington Bees played at home yesterday against the LumberKings and they came out with a win, 7 to 5. The Bees are now 45-36 overall. The LumberKings are 34-45 on the season.
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union has released the girls Regional Tournament softball pairings for the summer tournament series. The Mt. Pleasant will open tournament play at Keokuk on Thursday July 10th at 7 p.m. If the Panthers win that game they play Fairfield on the Lady Trojans home field on the 12th of July and a win would send them into the regional final at Oskaloosa on July 15th. The upper part of the regional bracket has Pella, Grinnell and Oskaloosa.
Class 1A has #3 ranked New London getting a 1st round bye and will play July 9th at Waco the winner of the July 7th game between Waco and Harmony that KILJ-FM 105.5 and kilj.com will broadcast live. IMS plays host to WMU on July 7th and the winner will play Lone Tree on July 9th. The Regional semi finals will be at Lone Tree on July 11th and the finals at Wilton on July 14th. The bottom bracket of the regional has Springville, Midland, Calamus-Wheatland, Preston, Marquette Catholic of Bellvue and Lisbon.
The Iowa High School Athletic Association has announced the Substate baseball sites for Class 3A teams. The Mt. Pleasant Panthers will be in Substate #6 competing against Centerville, Chariton, Fairfield, Ft. Madison, Keokuk, Knoxville, and Oskaloosa. Centerville and Fairfield will host early rounds the finals location is to be determined.
District Tournament baseball sites and assignments for Classes 1A and 2A, pairings will be coming out soon. Class 1A District #10 will be hosted by Danville and Van Buren. Teams involved are: Harmony, Holy Trinity Catholic, New London, Notre Dame, Waco and Winfield Mt. Union, along with the host schools.
Class 2A District #12 will be hosted by L&M, teams competing will be Central Lee, Columbus Community, Mediapolis, Wapello, West Burlington and the host school.
Mt. Pleasant High School golfer Kiley Miller, based on his third place tie in the 2014 3-A State Golf Meet has pre-qualified status for the Iowa Masters Golf Tournament. The tournament, sponsored by Iowa State University and held at ISU’s Veenker Golf Course, is also one of the tournaments designated by the Iowa Golf Association used to determine the IGA Amateur of the Year.
The tournament will be held on July 11-13 this year.
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.