SPORTS JULY 10, 2015

Written by John Kuhens on July 10, 2015

SPORTS July 10, 2015

Mt. Pleasant High School softball team opened up with a 1st round Regional Tournament win at home last night over Ft. Madison 10-2.  The Panthers pitched the ball well with Shelby Allender throwing a 5 hitter.  Hit the ball well with Allison Buckert hitting a 3 run homer and Allender adding a solo round tripper.  Buckert had 3 RBI’s, Allender and Kaley White drove in 2 runs each.  The 18-19 Panthers will now play Saturday night at Keokuk against the 11th ranked Lady Chiefs at 7 p.m. KILJ-FM 105.5 and kilj.com will carry the game live.

OTHER AREA TOURNAMENT SOFTBALL SCORES:  5A-Muscatine beat Clinton 8-1.  4A-DeWitt Central 7 Davenport North 1.  Fairfield 15 Washington 2..Fairfield plays at Oskaloosa Saturday night at 7 p

Regional softball tonight: Class 1A semi finals- Cardinal of Eldon at #2 ranked New London KILJ-FM 105.5 and kilj.com will carry the game live at 7 p.m.  North Mahaska at Sigourney.  Class 2A-#9 Wapello at #10 Iowa City Regina.  CMB at #2 Eddyville-Blakesburg.  Class 3A-#12 Mid Prairie at #1 Solon.  PCM at Bondurant Farrar.

Mt. Pleasant and Fairfield battled in Southeast Conference baseball in Fairfield yesterday afternoon.  The Trojans came out on top in both games and that gave them the conference championship for 2015.  In the 1st game Fairfield won 8-3 and came from behind in the bottom of the 7th inning in the 2nd game to win 5-4. Marcus Moothart suffered the loss on the mound in the opener, Austin Smith had a hit and 2 RBI’s.  In the 2nd game Brady Anderson suffered the loss on the mound, Pat Canby was 3-4, Ryan Moutri was 2-4.  M.P. then came home to host L&M in a varsity game that they won 10-0, Cale Christner pitched the win, Taylor Alliman and Tyler Davis had 2 hits each.   Panthers tonight play host to Knoxville for 2 games at 5 p.m.

AREA BASEBALL SCORES:  Notre Dame 3 Holy Trinity Catholic 0, WMU 8 Cardinal of Eldon 4, Burlington swept North Scott 2-0 and 2-1.

The Lee County Fair tonight has IMCA races and 305 sprints beginning at 7 p.m.