SPORTS JULY 3, 2016Written by John Kuhens on July 3, 2016
The 9th ranked Mt. Pleasant Panther softball team won both games they played Saturday at the Iowa City West Tournament on the Iowa Hawkeye Softball Complex. They defeated North Scott 9-1, Cali Liechty was the winning pitcher, Anni Liechty was 3-4 at the plate and Bailey Johnson homered again and added a double. In the 2nd game they beat Muscatine 7-6, Bailey Johnson the winning pitcher and she hit another homerun. Sarah Moffett and Jackie Fraise each had 3 hits. Fraise for the day went 5 for 7 in the two games. Bailey Johnson now has 15 homeruns on the year as she continues to re-write the record book in that stat. Panthers host Fairfield Tuesday.
OTHER AREA SOFTBALL SCORES: #6 New London beat Mid Prairie in the Hawks Tournament 11-4, then lost to Dubuque Hempsted 2-0.
St. Louis blanked the Brewers 3-0 in Major League Baseball, the Cubs lost to the Mets 4-3.