Sports, Wednesday, April 28th

Girls’ Track: Panthers Claim Keokuk Relays Title:

The Mount Pleasant girls’ track team got strong performances from Kenna and Karsyn Lamm as well as their relays, rolling to a team win at yesterday’s Keokuk Relays at Calvert Stadium.

The Panthers 4×100 team — a Drake Relays qualifier — s0cred their way to first place by three seconds, running 52.70.

Kenna Lamm won the hurdles, she ran 16.28, while Karsyn finished as runner up running 16.51.

Jadan Brumbaugh was up to her usual tricks in the shot put.

Brumbaugh, the Drake Relays champion from a week ago, threw 43 feet, one inch winning by nearly nine feet.

Panther sophomore Kylee Coleman won the discus with a throw of 111 feet, four and one half inches.

Grace Kelley threw 109 feet for second for the Panthers, as well.

Mount Pleasant won the team scoring with 165.5 points and were followed up by Clark County and Keokuk.

Boys’ Track: Mount Pleasant Runners-Up:

Mount Pleasant had three individual winners and claimed victory in the sprint medley relay on their way to a runner up finish at the Keokuk Relays last night.

Will Davidson won the open 200m dash for the Panthers, he ran 23.31.

In the hurdles, Bryce Wilson continued his terrific sophomore season with a personal best 15.63 seconds. Wilson finished nearly a full second ahead of second place Lane Davis of Van Buren County.

Jack Johnson finished in third running 16.78 for Mount Pleasant.

Cooper Pullis and Nick Holtkamp went No. 1 and No. 2 in the shot put with Pullis throwing 51 feet, three inches for first place. Holtkamp followed that up with a toss of 46 feet, five inches.

In the sprint medley, Mount Pleasant ran 1:40.96 for first.

Fort Madison went 1:41.57 for second.

The Bloodhounds won the team event, however, with 179 points.

Mount Pleasant finished with 146.

Burlington placed third.

Boys’ Golf: Wilson, Panthers Second at Oskaloosa Invite:

Brevin Wilson carded a seven-over 77 and lost medalist honors in a playoff, as the Mount Pleasant boys’ golf team finished second at yesterday’s monster 15-team invite in Oskaloosa.

Reece Kempker chipped in with an 81, while Nick Matheney shot an 84.

Wilson tied with Pella’s terrific Will Simpson with a 77 through 18, but lost to him on their second playoff hole.

Norwalk won the team event with a low score of 323, Mount Pleasant finished second with a 334.

Winterset, Pella and Oskaloosa rounded out the top-five.

In other boys’ golf yesterday:

  • Brady Loyd shot an 87 as Winfield-Mount Union finished 8th at yesterday’s team team invite at West Liberty. Jacob Kongable added a 94, while Bryce Wade finished with a 97 for the Wolves.

Boys’ Tennis: Panthers Slip Up to Maharishi:

The Mount Pleasant boys’ tennis team received singles wins from Owen Vansickle, Levi Graber and Lincoln Henriksen, but Maharishi did just enough in doubles to pull out a 5-4 last night over the Panthers.

Vansickle won his singles bout 5-7, 6-3, 1-0, while Graber followed with a 3-6, 6-1, 1-0 victory.

Henriksen took down Jayanta Wegman in straight sets for the Panthers third singles victory.

Jack Schimmelpfennig and Owen Vansickle earned the team’s lone win in doubles, picking up a 9-8 win.

The loss drops the Panthers to 3-6.

Girls’ Tennis: Fort Madison Hounds Panthers:

Fort Madison played from the front foot from the word go as the Bloodhounds sniffed out a 7-2 win over the Mount Pleasant girls’ tennis team yesterday.

Maggie Fitzpatrick picked up one of two singles wins for the Panthers.

Fitzpatrick defeated Fort Madison’s Rachel Hellman 8-6.

Melanie Olivas was the other singles winner for Mount Pleasant, skunking Elizabeth Stuekerguergen 8-0.

The loss dropped Mount Pleasant to 1-6.

College Softball: Wesleyan Back at Home Tonight:

The Iowa Wesleyan softball team, fresh off a weekend split against Westminster, is back on their home diamond tonight when they hook up with the Gorloks of Webster University.

The Tigers are 5-11 on the season and currently stand at 3-3 in conference play.

Webster enters tonight’s twinbill at 15-9 overall and 5-3 in SLIAC action.

Game one of tonight’s doubleheader is set to begin at 5:00 p.m. with game two to follow.

You can listen on FM 105.5 with Nathan Bloechl.

He’ll have the call beginning shortly before 5:00 p.m.