SPORTS JUNE 21, 2016Written by John Kuhens on June 21, 2016
FROM THE IRIS BOWLING CENTER AND SPLITZ LOUNGE SPORTS DESK.
Mt. Pleasant swept Ft. Madison in Southeast Conference softball last night. In game 1 that had an hour long rain delay going into the bottom of the 2nd inning turned out to be an 11-2 Panther win and it was de jau voo all over again in the 2nd game that M.P. won by an 11-2 score. In the opener Bailey Johnson pitched the win and helped he own cause with a triple. Sarah Moffett hit a 2 run homer. Allison Buckert had a hit and scored twice, Jackie Fraise had 2 hits, Kaley White had 2 hits and scored once.
In game two, Cali Liechty pitched the win with 11 strike outs. Bailey Johnson homered and had 4 RBI’s, Allison Buckert went 3-4 with 3 RBI’s.
M.P. is now 16-6 overall and 8-3 in the conference, they have today off and will host New London Wednesday, Thursday finish the suspended game from earlier in the season with Keokuk at 6 p.m. and tangle with Burlington on Friday and host a tournament on Saturday.
OTHER AREA SOFTBALL SCORES: #14 L&M 5 West Burlington-Notre Dame 0, Wapello 14 Lone Tree 1, Central Lee 4 Columbus Community 3. Burlington 10, Davenport Central 0, Burlington 13, Davenport Central 1.
SOFTBALL TONIGHT: Wapello at West Burlington-Notre Dame, Central Lee at Pekin, Danville at New London, Ft. Madison at Davenport North, Keokuk at Davis county, L&M at Highland, Van Buren at Moulton Udell and WMU at Waco.
Mt. Pleasant swept Ft. Madison in baseball at Maple Leaf Field, winning game one 5-3, coming from behind to win after a one hour rain delay. Levi Parkevich was the winning pitcher striking out 6 Bloodhounds. Leading the Panther hitting were: Keegan Rich, Zach Ebling, Cooper Huckabone and Cale Christner. Game two M.P. won 16-4. Colby Potts was the winning pitcher. Cale Christner was 2-4 at the plate with 2 RBI’s, Pat Canby was 3 for 4 and had 3 RBI’s.
Tonight Albia comes to town to play the Panthers in JV-varsity action. KILJ-FM 105.5 and kilj.com will carry the varsity game live at 7:30 p.m. Albia played Highland last night and won 6-5. Fairfield swept Washington 15-3 and 3-0 in conference play. Davenport Central swept Burlington 8-5 and 8-6. Keokuk won over Notre Dame 11-5.
OTHER AREA BASEBALL TONIGHT: Burlington at Mediaplis, Notre Dame at Columbus Community, Wapello at West Burlington, Central Lee at Pekin, Danville at New London, Holy Trinity Catholic at Lone tree and L&M at Highland.