Prep Basketball: Mount Pleasant Travels North

KILJ — The Mount Pleasant boys’ basketball team will look to win their third game in a row tonight when the Panthers travel to take on Cedar Rapids Washington.

The Warriors are 1-2 on the young season.

Mount Pleasant is coming off a dominant home win Friday night over Keokuk, 49-32.

Dewon Trent poured in 20 points and 11 boards in that win and is the team’s leading scorer at 15.3 points and 9.3 rebounds.

Payton Hagans is second with 13.5 points and five rebounds per game.

Cedar Rapids Washington has lost two straight following an opening season win over Bettendorf.

The Warriors fell last Friday to Kennedy 71-51.

Three-year starter Trajain Sain is the team’s offensive focal point.

Sain is averaging 16.3 points per game, shooting better than 37% from three.

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

Nathan Bloechl and Kent Bennett will have call.

The Panther girls’ will also be in action tonight. Curt Watson’s group will aim to get back into the win column as they travel to Benton Community.

Tip is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

Other area action tonight:

  • Centerville at Fort Madison
  • Keokuk at Clark County
  • Washington at Sigourney
  • Davis County at Cardinal