Prep Basketball: Mount Pleasant Girls’ Host HTC:

Mount Pleasant — The Mount Pleasant girls’ basketball team will look to get back into the win column tonight when they welcome in Holy Trinity in a nonconference affair.

The Panthers saw their three-game winning streak come to a close Friday night with a loss against Fort Madison at the HoundDome.

Holy Trinity earned a 70-23 win over New London last Friday, as the Crusaders enter play tonight with a record of 7-4.

They’re led by sophomore forward Mary Kate Bendlage who is averaging 15.4 points and 7.4 rebounds per game for the Crusaders.

Natalie Randolph chips in with 11.4 points as well.

Mount Pleasant is led by Conference Player of the Year candidate Andrea Lopreato.

The do-it-all junior is averaging 20.3 points, nine boards and five assists per game.

Kenna Lamm is second on the team with 12.8 points per game. She’s shooting 31% from three, as well.

This will just be the fourth matchup between the two schools.

Mount Pleasant has won each of the last two.

Tonight’s game will tip at 6:45 p.m.

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Nathan Bloechl and Kent Bennett will have the call beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Meanwhile, in the boys’ game Eric Rawson’s Panther boys’ will try to snap their five-game losing skid when they take on Albia.

Now 2-7, the Panthers have not won in one month.

Their game with Albia will tip at 7:30 p.m.

Other area action tonight:

  • Lone Tree at Highland
  • Alburnett at Louisa-Muscatine
  • Danville at Mediapolis
  • WACO at Sigourney
  • Notre Dame at Washington