Boys’ Prep Basketball: Mount Pleasant Opens Tomorrow, Small Slate Tonight

KILJ — The Mount Pleasant boys’ will open their season tomorrow when the Panthers host Cedar Rapids Xavier.

It will mark the beginning of year two under head coach Eric Rawson, who took the program over from Caleb Akey who left for the same position at Burlington High School.

The Panthers will lean heavily on senior forward Dewon Trent, who was an all-conference selection from a year ago.

Owen Vansickel and Payton Hagans are also expected to shoulder more of an offensive load in their second varsity season.

Tomorrow’s game will tip at 7:30 p.m. and you can listen on FM 105.5 and