SPORTS 2/12/17–WRESTLING AND BASKETBALL RESULTSWritten by John Kuhens on February 11, 2017
Iowa Wesleyan women’s basketball team won at home Saturday afternoon over Westminster 66-53, Cairece Allen scored 18 points for the Tigers.
Iowa Wesleyan men’s team won also over Westminster 79-61, C.J. Singletary scored 20 points for the Tigers,
Iowa State men beat Oklahoma in Ames 80-64. Iowa fell to Michigan State 77-66.
In girls Regional Tournament basketball, Mediapolis defeated Wapello 57-53, Mepo advanes to play at Sigourney Tuesday. Central Lee beat Davis County 68-35. Danville 50 Columbus Community 43, Van Buren/Harmony 53 Cardinal 27.
STATE WRESTLING TOURNAMENT QUALIFIERS FROM OUR AREA:
CLASS 1A: 106 lbs-Daniel Meeker Wapello runnerup, 113 lbs-Devon Meeker Wapello runnerup, 126 lbs-Zach Osborne Mediapolis runnerup, 145 lbs-Reno Chiri New London runnerup, 152 lbs-Brennan Swafford Mediapolis champion, 160 lbs-Rogan Pforts Wapello runnerup, 285 lbs-Cody Crawford Waco runnerup.
Class 2A: 106 lbs-Jarod Kadel Columbus Community-Winfield Mt. Union runnerup, 170 lbs-Tucker Morrison Columbus Community-Winfield Mt. Union Champion.
CLASS 3A: Mt. Pleasant did not advance any wrestlers onto the state tournament, Zach Beason finished 3rd at 182 lbs. for the Panthers highest finish.
Mt. Pleasant hosted the Southeast Conference bowling tournament for girls and boys teams. Keokuk won the girls title with a 2672 score, Mt. Pleasant rolled a 2249 to place 3rd. High roller for Mt Pleasant was Emma Overton with a 397. Fairfield won the boys title with a 2883, Mt. Pleasant was 3rd at 2750, Clayton Sammons was the Panther high roller with a 410 series.