SPORTS JULY 1, 2016

Written by John Kuhens on July 1, 2016

FROM THE IRIS BOWLING CENTER AND SPLITZ LOUNGE SPORTS DESK.

MPHS softball team played at Washington last night, the action was suspended in the bottom of the 3rd inning in the opening game with M.P. leading 5-3.  The games will be finished on Wednesday July 6th .

Today and tomorrow Mt.  Pleasant plays in Iowa City at the Iowa Hawkeye Softball Complex in a tournament.

AREA SOFTBALL SCORES:  Central Lee 7 Cardinal of Eldon 6, Fairfield 7 Keokuk 1, Keokuk 7 Fairfield 6 in 9 innings, New London 12 Mediapolis 0, Danville 10 WMU 3, Burlington won twice over Clinton 12-1 and 6-0…the two wins give GrayHound coach Larry Heath his 1,000th win.

AREA SOFTBALL GAMES TONIGHT:  Eddyville-Blakesburg at Burlington, Cardinal at Columbus Community, Danville at Central Lee, Highland at WMU, Keokuk at Ottumwa, Mediapolis at Pekin, Van Buren at L&M, Waco at Lone Tree, Wapello at IMS.

Mt. Pleasant baseball team had their double header at Washington interrupted by rain last night.  Panthers led 3-2 in the top of the 4th inning.  Completion of the double header will be determined by the results of the Mt. Pleasant vs Fairfield to be played on Tuesday July 6th.

AREA BASEBALL SCORES:  Central Lee 10 Cardinal of Eldon 0, Fairfield swept Keokuk 12-2 and 15-0, Mediapolis 3 New London 1, WMU 12 Danville 10.

AREA BASEBALL GAMES TONIGHT:  Notre Dame at New London, West Burlington at Holy Trinity Catholic, Cardinal at Columbus Community, Danville at Central Lee, Davis County at Ft. Madison, Highland at WMU, Mediapolis at Pekin, Van Buren at L&M, Wapello at IMS.

The Lee County Speedway in Donnellson has racing excitement tonight, they are honoring veterans and their families with special admission pricing.