Boys’ Prep Tennis: Mount Pleasant Finishes Third at Districts
Mount Pleasant finished with 10 points in team scoring, earning third place at Fairfield in a Class 1A district meet.
Cedar Rapids Xavier won districts with 32 points, with Maharishi placing second.
The Panthers will advance to preliminary substate on Friday, where they will travel to Maharishi.
Owen Vansickel and Lincoln Henriksen were quarterfinalists for Mount Pleasant, before being beaten by two Xavier Saints.
Xavier’s top-ranked Brady Horstmann was the meet champion. The UW-LaCrosse recruit is now 11-2 on the year.
He squared off with his teammate Quincy Johnson in the final.
Maharishi junior Zak Askar was the consolation champion.
In doubles play, Tim Cam and Elliott Cook and Jake Ensminger and Levi Graber were quarterfinalists.
Xavier’s tandem of Declan Coe and Hugh Courter were doubles champs.
Trenton Link and Ryan Schmit — also both of Xavier — were consolation champions.
Girls Prep Tennis: Walls, Olivas Draw All-Conference Honors
Savana Walls and Melanie Olivas earned All-Conference doubles honors yesterday in the Southeast Conference tennis meet.
The Panther duo lost to Jacqui Workman and Emily Mosley of Burlington in the championship.
Gisele Fajardo-Pena teamed up with Malena Yocum for a 9th place finish in the conference.
That group defeated Emma Wendland and Emily Simpson of Fairfield.
In singles play, Eva Rounceville finished in 8th, while Ellie Situmeang placed 10th.
Girls’ Golf: New London Rolls to SEISC Title
The New London Tiger girls’ golf team earned yet another SEISC title yesterday, rolling to a near 80 stroke win at Heritage Oaks Golf Course.
New London was led by meet medalist Taylor Phillips, who finished with an 82, seven strokes better than that of second place Olivia Hines of Mediapolis.
All told, New London put five in the top-11, with Sophie Malott placing third, Saige Barron tied for 6th, Emma Nye was 8th.
Winfield-Mount Union was led by Alli Humphreys, who finished in 9th with a 111.
Louisa-Muscatine ended second in the team race, with Mediapolis third.
Highland and Winfield-Mount Union rounded out the top-five.
Boys’ Soccer: Fort Madison Blanks Mount Pleasant
Fort Madison opened the game up with five second half goals as the No. 11 ranked Bloodhounds rolled to a 6-0 win over Mount Pleasant last night.
Nathan Bowen scored twice for Fort Madison, while Leif Boeding added two assists.
Reiburn Turnbull made two saves for the Bloodhounds, who improved to 11-4.
Mount Pleasant fell to 1-13.
Girls’ Soccer: Bloodhounds Earn OT Win
Natalie Randolph’s two goal performance lifted Fort Madison to a thrilling extra time 4-3 win over Mount Pleasant last night.
Elly Manning, Tori Wilson and Andrea Lopreato all scored for the Panthers while Charice Auwerda picked up an assist.
Evelyn Escobar made six saves.
Fort Madison improved to 10-2.
Mount Pleasant fell to 7-5 and they’ll be back on the pitch against West Branch on Thursday.
College Softball: Anderson, Indian Hills Advance to NJCAA District Championship
Former Winfield-Mount Union star Madie Anderson pitched a complete game, two-hit shutout for Indians Hills, as the Warriors defeated Southeastern 3-0.
The win advances Indian Hills o the Midwest District Championships.
Anderson’s gem won her her team-high 17th game of the year. The former Lady Wolves ace struck out six batters without issuing a walk to hold the Blackhawks scoreless.
The region championship was the 25th in school history.