SPORTS JUNE 27, 2015Written by John Kuhens on June 27, 2015
MPHS softball team split with Burlington on the road Friday night. panthers won the opener 6-0, Shelby Allender threw a 3 hitter. Panthers pounded out 9 hits led by Anni and Hattie Liechty with 2 hits each, Allison Buckert had a homerun. Burlington took the 2nd game 9-3, outhitting M.P. 12-7. Jena Stukerjurgen was in the circle for the Panthers. Jackie Fraise was 3-4 at the plate, Julie Lasswell homered.
OTHER AREA SOFTBALL SCORES: Fairfield 7 Central DeWitt 1, L&M 10 Washington 4, L&M 11 Davenport Central 0, Mt. Vernon 8 Lone tree 0, Muscatine 14 W. Burlington 5, W. Burlington 14 Harmony 0, W. Burlington 8 Wilton 2, #2 Solon 9 #11 Keokuk 0, Columbus Community 10 WMU 0.
IGHSAU latest softball rankings has New London moving from #5 to the #2 spot in Class 1A behind Akron-Westfield. Class 2A has Highland ranked #1 and Wapello 7th. Class 4A has Keokuk ranked 11th and Fairfield 13th.
Mt. Pleasant baseball team went to Waterloo and played 1 game against West Marshall winning 5-1. Dalton Shull pitched the win, Panthers belted out 12 hits spread up and down the batting order. Panthers play Ottumwa Monday on the road.
OTHER AREA SCORES: Ottumwa 12 Pella 1, W. Burlington won over Harmony by forfeit.