SPORTS JUNE 3, 2016Written by John Kuhens on June 3, 2016
FROM THE IRIS BOWLING CENTER AND SPLITZ LOUNGE SPORTS DESK.
The MPHS girls’ softball team played a Southeast Conference double header at Ft. Madison Thursday night and swept both games by 4-2 and 24-8 scores. In the 1st game Bailey Johnson was the winning pitcher, Annie Liechty stroked a solo homer. In the 2nd game Cali Liechty was the winning pitcher, Panthers had 21 hits to score their 24 runs. Mt. Pleasant will play in the Danville Tournament Saturday.
OTHER AREA SOFTBALL SCORES: Fairfield won twice over Washington 10-0 and 15-7, Keokuk swept Knoxville 7-2 and 7-6, Davenport West and Burlington split their double header West won the opener 8-0 and Burlington won the 2nd game 3-0, West Burlington-Notre Dame 5 Pekin 2, Central Lee 5 Mediapolis 4, Wapello 7 Van Buren 0, Danville 13 Lone Tree 2.
AREA SOFTBALL GAMES TONIGHT: L&M @ West Burlington/Notre Dame, Highland @ Columbus, Lone Tree @ WMU, Waco @ New London, Wapello @ Mediapolis, Wilton @ Ft. Madison.
MPHS baseball team rolled to a twin win at Ft. Madison in Southeast Conference action beating the Bloodhounds 10-3 and 4-1 to improve to 4-0 in the conference race. First game winning pitcher was Colby Potts who struck out 5. Cooper Huckabone was 2-4 with a 2 run homer, Caleb Potts 2-4 with a double, Cale Christner 2-3. Second game Cale Christner winning pitcher struck out 4, Pat Canby had a double, Ft. Madison walked 10 M.P. batters. Panthers play Muscatine Saturday.
OTHER AREA BASEBALL SCORES: Albia twice over Keokuk 10-3 and 13-2, Fairfield swept Washington 3-0 and 3-2 (9).
AREA BASEBALL GAMES TONIGHT: Notre Dame @ Van Buren, L&M @ West Burlington, Highland @ Columbus Community, Holy Trinity Catholic @ Central Lee, Keokuk @ Danville, Lone Tree @ WMU, Wapello @ Mediapolis.
Columbus Community/WMU fell in the 1st round of the State Soccer Tournament to Kuemper Catholic of Carroll 1-0 in overtime.
Class 2A Regional Pella and N.D.-W.B.-Danville will play in the Regional Championship Monday at Pella.
Class 1A Regional Holy Trinity Crusaders will play host to Fairfield in the Regional semi-final Monday.
S.E. IOWA TRACK & FIELD CAMP, MAPLELEAF ATHLETIC COMPLEX
- PLEASANT, IOWA
DATES: JUNE 6th–9th (June 10th RAIN DATE IF NEEDED) 8:00-11:00 AM
FEE: $30.00 (MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: MT. PLEASANT COMM. SCHOOLS)
CAMPERS: AREA GIRLS & BOYS ENTERING GRADES 4 – 9
CAMP STAFF: CURRENT AND FORMER ATHLETES AND COACHES FROM MPCHS.
CAMP INFORMATION: * INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES OF:
SPRINT EVENTS, HURDLES, DISTANCE EVENTS, FIELD EVENTS, RELAYS
*CAMP T-SHIRT, *CAMPER EVALUATION,*CAMP PHOTO, *INDIVIDUAL PHOTO
Mt Pleasant Girls Basketball team is holding a Jr Panther Camp for all girls entering grades 4-8 June 20th-June 21st. For more information or to register, visit the Mt. Pleasant school website or contact coach Maynard.
The WACO CSD Foundation will host a Golf Outing on Saturday, June 4th, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at the Washington Golf and Country Club in Washington, Iowa. The outing is a 4 person, best ball, shotgun start tournament. Registration begins at 2:00 p.m. and the golf begins at 3:00 p.m.
Funds raised will benefit WACO athletes and community with the construction of a weight room and fitness center.
Flag sponsors are appreciated on a first come, first serve basis. Team fees are $250.00 includes green fees, 2 carts and meal. $65/person to be assigned to a team. Registration form and additional information available at www.wacocsd.org
The Iowa Wesleyan Tiger Athletic Club Annual Golf outing will be held Friday June 10th at the Spirit Hollow Golf Course in Burlington. Registration begins at 9 a.m. A shotgun start begins at 10 a.m. The post outing reception begins at 4 p.m. The cost is $100 per player, $400 per team and there is a 36 team limit. Golfers get 18 holes of golf with cart, box lunch, beverage tickets along with the post outing reception and raffle drawings. There will also be a number of contests during the tournament. Register online at http://www.iwtigers.com/f/golfouting.php
Mt. Pleasant and Fairfield will battle in an Alumni Football game Saturday June 18th in Fairfield. Advance tickets are on sale right now for $10 each from Alumni game participants. Friday June 3rd the Panther Alumni team will be at the Pep Stop selling T-shirts and tickets so stop by and buy! Kickoff is at 7 p.m. night of the game.