Sports January 8th, 2019Written by Koehler Wendt on January 8, 2019
Mt Pleasant girls basketball played down at Holy Trinity last night. The Crusaders won the game by the final score of 60-43. For Holy Trinity they were led by Emily Box with 25 points, Taylor Boeding and Ashlynn Haas both had 15 points. For the Panthers they were led by Sydni Coleman who scored 12 points and Maddie Williamson had 10. Mt Pleasant falls to 2-9 on the season while Holy Trinity improves to 7-5. In the JV game Holy Trinity won 43-36. Elli Liecthy led the team in scoring with 9 points.
Mt Pleasant freshman boys basketball played at Burlington on Saturday. Burlington won 57-28, Dawon Trent and Dylan Hagans both had 6 points for the Panthers.
Sports scheduled for Mt Pleasant:
Tuesday: Middle School wrestling meet at Keokuk Middle School against Keokuk and Fort Madison
Thursday: Bowling has varsity duals against Keokuk at the Iris Bowling Center at 1pm
Varsity and JV girls basketball hosting Danville in Panther Gym, JV game at 6 and varsity at 7:30pm
JV and varsity wrestling will be on the road at Washington starting at 6:30pm
Friday: Basketball double header with Fairfield in Panther Gym, JV girls will play at 4:45 in Panther Gym while JV boys play at Mt Pleasant Middle School. Then the freshman boys team will play at 6 and followed by the girls team, both games at the middle school. Varsity girls game will start at 6:15pm and the boys game will follow at 7:45pm.
Saturday: Varsity wrestling will be competing in a tournament in Centerville starting at 9:30am. Other schools wrestling include Bondurant-Farrar, Centerville, Chariton, Columbus Junction, Creston, Fairfield, Interstate 35, Kirksville, Knoxville, Ottumwa, PCM, St Joseph Lafayette, Van Buren, and Winterset.
Varsity boys basketball will be playing in the Wells Fargo Shootout in the US Cellular Center against Camanche at 1:15pm.
Coming up on Friday night we will be broadcasting the Southeast Iowa Superconference matchup in Danville where the Bears will host rival New London in a double header. Girls game will be at 6pm and the boys game will be at 7:30. Both games will be on 105.5fm and kilj.com.