Prep Football: Mount Pleasant Stumbles Again, W-MU Stumbles, New London Rolls

Clinton 49, Mount Pleasant 7

Clinton scored 49 unanswered points as the River Kings rolled to a 49-7 victory over Mount Pleasant last Friday night.

Clinton quarterback Jai Jensen threw for four touchdown passes, ran for one and tailback Taivian Bailey had two scores.

Mount Pleasant took the game’s opening series 13 plays finishing with a one-yard touchdown rush by Carson Coleman.

That was their lone score.

Mount Pleasant fell to 1-7 with the loss and they remain winless in district play.

This week they’ll meet up with Class 4A’s top-ranked North Scott.

Kick is set for 7:30 p.m. from Mapleleaf Athletic Complex.

English Valleys 54, Winfield-Mount Union 18 

Winfield-Mount Union fell behind early as English Valleys cemented their role as the district runner-up with a 54-18 win over Winfield-Mount Union.

The Wolves would have clinched district runner-up with a win over the Bears.

English Valleys used a 27-point second quarter to pull away.

Winfield finishes their regular season 4-3.

English Valleys improved to 6-1.

New London 32, HLV 6

New London won their second straight with an easy 32-6 win over HLV Friday night.

Boden Pickle had eight carries for 100 yards and scored three times.

New London closes their regular season 4-3.

HLV ends the season 1-7.

8-player playoffs will begin next Friday in the Round of 32.

Other area finals:

  • Alburnett 13, Columbus 9
  • Wapello 48, North Cedar 6
  • Mediapolis at Louisa-Muscatine
    • Mediapolis wins 1-0 by way of Louisa-Muscatine forfeit.
  • Sigourney 49, Van Buren County 0
  • Washington 17, Fairfield 14
  • Burlington 20, Iowa City Liberty 18
  • North Scott 35, Fort Madison 0