Sports, Saturday, April 23rd

Girls’ Golf: Wibben Ties for Medalist HonorsĀ 

Samantha Wibben tied for medalist honors, carding a 43 for Mount Pleasant at Fairfield yesterday.

Wibben tied with Keokuk senior Natalie Ames for first.

The both of them finished six strokes better than Macy Rayburn of Fairfield who ended her nine-hole round in third.

Kylie Walderbach finished with a 59.

Washington won the meet, with Keokuk placing second.

Fairfield was third.

Mount Pleasant, with just Wibben and Walderbach playing, did not qualify for a team score.

Girls’ Golf: Phillips Rolls at Twin Lakes

New London’s Taylor Phillips finished with an 18-hole low score of 88 as the Tiger girls’ golf team won a triangular at Twin Lakes Golf Course in Winfield.

Phillips tied with her teammate Sophie Malott, who also carded an 88 as the New London duo was terrific once again.

Saige Barron ended with a 105 for the Tigers, who finished with 395 strokes as a team.

Isabel Kann led Winfield-Mount Union with a 115 while Afton Wilkerson carded a 116.

Alli Humphreys shot a 122.

Van Buren was led by Zoe Best and her 118.

Boys’ Golf: New London Bests WMU in Super Conference Dual

Mason Shelledy poured in an 85 as New London took care of Winfield-Mount Union at Twin Lakes Golf Course yesterday.

Wyatt Miller carded an 18-hole 89 for the Tigers as well.

Ethan Streeter finished with a 94.

For Winfield, Carter Loyd shot an 89 while Andrew Brown shot a 94.

Nick Crow was third on the squad with a 102.

College Baseball: Wesleyan Qualifies for Postseason Tournament

The Iowa Wesleyan baseball team will be one of four teams to play in the Continental Athletic Conference tournament in May.

The announcement was made by Vice President of Advancement and Athletics Derek Zander at Thursday’s Wesley’s.

The tournament will be played at Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville, Georgia.

The tournament will begin on Saturday, May 7th.

Iowa Wesleyan, under head coach Blake Beaber, has made a second half about face upping their ledger to 20-26.

They have played one of the most difficult NAIA schedules in the country.