Sports, Saturday, December 11th

Boys’ Prep Basketball: Trent’s Double-Double Leads Mount Pleasant; Other Area Finals:

Mount Pleasant 49, Keokuk 32

Dewon Trent poured in 20 points and bagged 11 rebounds, as Mount Pleasant extinguished Keokuk 49-32 last night at Panther Gymnasium.

The Panther defense held Keokuk to just 14 second half points.

Payton Hagans chipped in with 16 points for Mount Pleasant, while Aidan Ashton finished with six points and seven boards.

M.J. Davis led all scorers with 21 points and six rebounds.

Mount Pleasant improved to 2-2 overall and 1-1 in Southeast Conference play.

They’ll travel to Cedar Rapids Washington Monday night.

You can listen to that game on FM 105.5 and

New London 74, Van Buren County 41

Devon Swanson scored a game high 25 points, as New London continued to roll minus Blaise Porter.

New London improved to 3-0, Van Buren County fell to 1-4.

Lucas Fett paced the Warriors with nine points.

Danville 45, Notre Dame 40

Drake Johnson had 16 points while Caiden Gourley added 10 points as Danville stayed unbeaten with a 45-40 win over Notre Dame last night.

Jackson Brent scored 11 points for the Nikes.

Danville upped their mark to 4-0, Notre Dame dropped to 1-4.

Other area finals:

  • West Burlington 71, Holy Trinity 35
  • WACO 66, Cardinal 60
  • Wapello 51, Highland 43
  • Mediapolis 47, Lone Tree 29
  • Pekin 62, Louisa-Muscatine 26
  • Washington 75, Burlington 69
  • Fort Madison 61, Fairfield 50

Girls’ Prep Basketball: Keokuk Downs Mount Pleasant, Other Area Finals:

Keokuk 73, Mount Pleasant 40

Keokuk lead 34-13 at halftime as the Chiefs rolled to a 73-40 win over Mount Pleasant last night.

The Panthers tried to rally in the third quarter before Keokuk used an 18-10 in the fourth to put the game on ice.

The win moved the Chiefs to 2-3.

Mount Pleasant dropped to 1-5.

They’ll look to get back into the win column on Monday night when they travel to Benton Community for a nonconference tilt.

Tip is set for 7:00p.m.

Central Lee 40, Winfield-Mount Union 38 

Jobey Malone had 16 points to lead all scorers, but it was Central Lee coming out on top with a 40-38 win over Winfield-Mount Union in a Super Conference thriller.

Alivia Myhre lead Central Lee with 14 points, while Mya Lampe chipped in with 11.

The loss was Winfield’s first of the season, they’re now 6-1.

Central Lee upped their ledger to 4-1.

WACO 48, Cardinal 38 

WACO’s strong fourth quarter helped guide the Warriors past Cardinal last night, 48-38.

The Warriors edged the Comets 16-11 in the fourth quarter after Cardinal put together a 10-4 in the third quarter to draw within five.

Cynthia Albert paced Cardinal with 10 points.

WACO moved to 3-2.

Van Buren County 49, New London 29 

Annabelle Cormier dropped 17 points as the the Warriors earned win number one on their year, 49-29 over New London.

The Tigers fell to 0-8.

Notre Dame 66, Danville 44 

Gabby Deery and Abby Korschgen each scored 12 points as No. 7 (1A) Notre Dame rolled to a 66-44 win over Danville last night.

Reagan Engberg and Lauren Krieger scored nine points apiece for the Nikes, who remained unbeaten at 6-0.

They’re 4-0 in conference play.

Makenzie Morris led Danville with 10 points.

Other area finals:

  • West Burlington 68, Holy Trinity 43
  • Highland 48, Wapello 37
  • Mediapolis 78, Lone Tree 29
  • Louisa-Muscatine 40, Pekin 38
  • Fairfield 46, Fort Madison 38
  • Washington 49, Burlington 30

College Football: Iowa’s Goodson to NFL: 

Iowa running back Tyler Goodson has announced he will miss the Citrus Bowl to enter the 2022 NFL Draft.

Goodson rushed for 1,151 yards and six scores this year as the engine of the Hawkeye offense.

His 2,551 yards over three seasons ranked 10th all-time in Iowa history.

Goodson was a third-team All-Big Ten choice this year and was a first-team member one season ago.

There has not been a Hawkeye running back drafted since Shonn Greene back in 2009.

Most NFL Draft outlets project Goodson as a 4th or 5th round pick.

College Football: McDonald, Linderbaum FWAA All-Americans:

Iowa State defensive end Will McDonald and Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum have both been named Football Writers Association of America First Team All-Americans.

Cyclone running back Breece Hall and Iowa defenders Jack Campbell and Riley Moss were second team choices.

McDonald, a junior from Pewaukee, Wisconsin, finished the season with 11.5 sacks and two forced fumbles.

Linderbaum, a consensus top-15 prospect in this year’s draft, was also named the Rimington Trophy Award winner, given annually to the nation’s top center.