SPORTS JUNE 20, 2016

Written by John Kuhens on June 20, 2016


MPHS baseball team split their games at the Williamburg Tourney Saturday.  Panthers won their 1st game 9-8 over Pella, Cale Christner had the game winning RBI.  In the 2nd game Williamsburg beat MPHS 10-0.  Tonight the Panthers host Ft. Madison in a Southeast Conference double header beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant played softball Friday night in the Ottumwa Invitational.  MPHS defeated Bondurant Farrar 8-3 in their 1st game and Ottumwa then downed the panthers 11-1.  Mt. Pleasant hosts Ft. Madison tonight in a conference double header, KILJ-FM 105.5 and will broadcast the 1st game live, first pitch is at 5:30 p.m.

AREA SOFTBALL GAMES TONIGHT:  Davenport Central at Burlington, West Burlington-Notre Dame at L&M, Columbus Community at Central Lee, Seymour at Van Buren and Wapello at Lone Tree.

AREA BASEBALL GAMES TONIGHT:  Burlington at Davenport Central, Keokuk at Notre Dame, Columbus Community at Central Lee, Wapello at Lone tree.

Fairfield and Mt. Pleasant battled in an alumni football game at Fairfield Saturday night and the Trojans won 61-20.  Both teams thank the fans for their support, and each team will be donating over $1,000 to local charities.

The Iowa High School Athletic Association has announced their Post Season Baseball Assignments for the upcoming Districts and Substates.  The schedule will be forth coming soon.  The Class 1A District 10 teams are:  Danville, Highland, Holy Trinity Catholic, Keota, Lone Tree, New London, Notre Dame, and Winfield Mt. Union.

For Class 2A:  The District will be made up of Central Lee, Mediapolis, Pekin, Van Buren, Wapello and West Burlington.


The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union announced their All District players for the spring 2016 season.

Class 4A area players:

Haley Booton                                      Mt. Pleasant

Cali Liechty                                        Mt. Pleasant

Coach of the year Jim Kelly               Mt. Pleasant


Class 1A area players:

Emma Pry                                           New London

Morgan Oliver                                     New London

Paetyn Prottsman                                New London

Casey Noble                                        New London

Frankie Johnson                                  New London

Sophie Kongable                                 Winfield-Mt. Union

Coach of the year was Greg Lerdal of New London



Mt Pleasant Girls Basketball team is holding a Jr Panther Camp for all girls entering grades 4-8….Camp will be held  June 20th & June 21st. For more information or to register, visit the Mt. Pleasant school website or contact coach Maynard.