Mount Pleasant, IA- The two Southeast Conference foes met last night at the Iris Bowling Center for a rematch of their duel over a month ago. Despite the new location, it was a similar result with the Panthers dominating in the girls’ match and the Trojans edging out a win by 117 total pins.
The girls’ match saw Bethany Drury led the way with a two-game total of 374. She had the highest single game total of 222. Madelynn Millard finished with 286 total pins followed by Addison McGehearty and Natalie Brush as they bowled a 276 and 274, respectively.
Addison Harris was the top bowler for Fairfield with a two game total of 246 pins. After the Baker Rotation, the Panthers took match handily 2,249-1,500. The Panthers are now 4-1 in conference play.
In the boys’ match, Fairfield outpaced Mt. Pleasant by 41 pins in round one and 76 pins in round two to take the match 2,721-2,604.
Ethan Cass finished with the highest two game total and the highest game total for the match, finishing with 474 total pins and a game high of 252 pins for the Trojans.
Conner Sizemore and Alec Payne were the two leading bowlers for Mt. Pleasant last night with totals of 394 and 378, respectively. Henry Pforts had the highest single game total for the Panthers with a 220.
The Panthers are now 1-4 in conference matches, while the Trojans are 4-1.
Mt. Pleasant will take on Louisa-Muscatine on Monday, January 22nd. Fairfield will compete at the Ottumwa Bowling Invitational tomorrow.