Sports June 8, 2016

Written by Anna Greiner on June 8, 2016

On our sports report from the iris Bowling Center and Splitz Lounge…

Mt. Pleasant High School baseball hosted Oskaloosa at home last night and fell 0 to 10.  The game was called after 5 innings.  The Panthers had one hit by Cooper Huckabone.  Mt. Pleasant is now 5-7 on the season and plays at Notre Dame today.

Other baseball scores: Danville beat Holy Trinity 7-1 and Mediapolis won over W-MU 14-10.

No. 7 ranked Class 4A Mt. Pleasant High School softball started their season with 9 wins but the streak was ended last night by No. 5 Class 2A Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont in the Davis County tournament.  Mt. Pleasant first played Davis County, winning 10-0.  They then lost to E-B-F 5-1 and turned it around and defeated Albia 8-1.

Class 1A No. 8 New London won two of their three games at the tournament.  They lost to Albia 8-0, then defeated E-B-F 4-1 and then won over Davis County 9-2.

Listen tonight at KILJ’s Koehler Wendt provides the play by play for the Mt. Pleasant vs. New London softball game.  Action will start around 7 pm.

In other softball scores: Columbus defeated IMS 12-11, Danville topped WB-ND 9-2 and Mediapolis won over W-MU 18-2.

HTC competed in the state coed Class 1A tennis tournament.  Elizabeth Barr and Conrad Hellman fell in the first round to the

In golf, W-MU competed yesterday in the Class 1A State Coed Doubles Golf Tournament.  Sophie Kongable and Kable Hagge were part of a four-way tie for 16th.  They finished with an 82.

The 2016 Spring Academic All-Conference SLIAC awards have been announced.  192 student-athletes were on the list this year and Iowa Wesleyan had nine on the list.  To receive the award, students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, be at least a sophomore and be at the institution for at least a year.  For IW baseball, receiving awards were Jarred Boyer, Cole Fanselow, Travis Kostello and Alex Payne.  In softball, receiving awards were: Samantha McIlwain, Caitlin O’Neill, Skyler Rodgers, Kassie Vazquez and Alli Willis.