Boys’ Prep Tennis: District Play Commences Today
District singles and doubles meets will begin today with Mount Pleasant competing in Class 1A at Fairfield and Maharishi.
Also playing at Fairfield today will be Davenport Assumption, Fairfield, Fort Madison, Keokuk, Maharishi, Notre Dame and Cedar Rapids Xavier.
Qualifiers will advance to the singles and doubles state tournament and if applicable, the team district and substate tournaments.
The singles and doubles state tournament is currently scheduled for May 24-25.
Preliminary substate team meets will feature the third-place district finisher at the second-place district finisher.
Those single-dual meets are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Friday, May 13.
Girls’ Prep Tennis: SEC Title on the Line Today
The Southeast Conference tennis title is on the line today when the league hosts it’s conference tournament.
Competing today at Fort Madison will be Burlington, Fairfield, Keokuk, Mount Pleasant and the host Bloodhounds.
Fort Madison is the conference leader at 5-3.
Mount Pleasant enters the conference season 2-8.
They’re led by No. 1 singles player Savana Walls, head coach Martha Peterson is in here first season at the helm.
College Baseball: Wesleyan’s Season Ends
Iowa Wesleyan’s season came to a close last night with a 9-6 loss to Fisher College in an elimination game at the Continental Athletic Conference baseball tournament.
Derek Marrufo and Sage Bonner both went 3-for-5 at the plate, with Marrufo tallying two doubles.
Former Mediapolis standout Cauy Massner was the pitcher of record, throwing two innings allowing four hits and two runs, only one earned.
Carter Fletcher and Daniel Roberts also both threw for Wesleyan, who closes their season 21-30.
The 21 wins this season is a 12-win improvement from last year’s mark.
Prep Soccer: Mount Pleasant Takes on Fort Madison in Home and Home
The Mount Pleasant boys’ and girls’ soccer teams will be back on the pitch tonight when they take on Fort Madison in a home-and-home.
The Panther boys’ will host the 11th ranked Bloodhounds at East Lake Park, with kick slated for 4:30 p.m.
Fort Madison enters play tonight with a record of 10-4.
The Mount Pleasant boys’ are 1-12 and were beaten 11-0 the last time the two teams met up.
Meanwhile the Panther girls’ are 7-4 and will play at Baxter Sports Complex in Fort Madison.
The Bloodhounds are 9-2 on the year and took down Mount Pleasant 5-3 back on April 21st this year.
Kick in Fort Madison is slated for 5:00 p.m.