SPORTS JUNE 29, 2016

Written by John Kuhens on June 29, 2016


Mt. Pleasant High School and West Burlington High School will be battling tonight on the softball and baseball diamonds at West Burlington.  These non-conference battles begin at 5:30.  The West Burlington softball team played Lone Tree last night but neither school reported the final score, the Lady Falcons were 10 and 19 on the season heading into last night.  The M.P. girls are ranked 9th in Class 4A and have a record of 19-7, this is their first action of this week.  The Panther baseball team is 15-14 and coming off a loss Monday night to Ottumwa.  West Burlington won last night over Lone Tree 15-3 to improve their record to 12-11.

SOFTBALL SCORES LAST NIGHT:  Wapello beat #14 L&M 1-0, #6 New London 8 Van Buren 1, Mediapolis 14 Waco 2, Highland 4 Central Lee 3.  SOFTBALL TONIGHT:  Keokuk @ Mediapolis, Wapello @ Durant.

BASEBALL SCORES LAST NIGHT:  Burlington Notre Dame 3 Pekin 1, Van Buren 10 New London 2, WMU 12 IMS 2, Wapello 9 L&M 3, Danville 9 Cardinal 6.  BASEBALL TONIGHT:  Iowa City Regina @ Notre Dame, Central Lee @ Washington, Wapello @ Mid Prairie.

The College World Series Championship will be determined tonight in Omaha, Nebraska when Coastal Carolina battle Arizona in game 3 of the best of 3 series.  Coastal Carolina scored late to win in game 2 last night 5-4.  First pitch tonight is scheduled for 7 p.m.