SPORTS MARCH 11, 2017

Written by John Kuhens on March 11, 2017

The MPHS boys track team competed in the indoor track meet at Cornell College in Mt. Vernon hosted by Washington High School, the best Panther finishers were  Jake Lowe who was 2nd in the high hurdle race and Logan Murray was 2nd in the 1600 meter run.

The St. Mary-of-the-Woods Pomeroys defeated the Iowa Wesleyan University Tigersin softball 7-2 in game 1 .  Iowa Wesleyan’s Julie Dodd records the loss on 4 ⅓ innings pitched, giving up 7 hits, 5 earned runs, 2 walks, and 1 home run. Dood also recorded 3 strikeouts. Kassie Vasquez and Caitlin O’Neill led the Tigers offense by each going 2 for 4 with 1 run scored. Julie Dodd, Ashley Aponte, Sydnee Stalker, and Ashley Machholz added 1 hit each, while Jena Miller added 2 RBI.

In the 2nd game of the double header The St. Mary-of-the-Woods Pomeroys defeated the Iowa Wesleyan University Tigers 10-0. Iowa Wesleyan’s Samantha McIlwain records the loss on 3 innings pitched, giving up 7 hits, 9 earned runs, and 4 walks. McIlwain also recorded 2 strikeouts. Sydnee Stalker, Julie Dodd and Sheridan Gealow added 1 hit each for the Tigers. Up next: Tigers will face Harris-Stowe University, in St. Louis, MO for a doubleheader on March 22, 2017 starting at 2:00pm CST.

The Boy’s State basketball tournament continues in Dws Moines. In the Class 1A consolation game :  , North Linn, Troy Mills 76, St. Mary’s, Remsen 66, The championship game  Grand View Christian 61, Gladbrook-Reinbeck 50.

Class 2A- Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 73, Camanche 53 in the consolation game, – Western Christian, Hull 62 Pella Christian 50 in the Championship game.

Tonight in Class 3A- Cedar Rapids Xavier plays Sargeant Bluff Luton and in Class 4A Iowa City West plays West Des Moines Valley in the Championship matchup.

The Iowa State Cyclones beat TCU 84-63 in the Big q12 men’s basketball tournament.  The Cyclones will play West Virfginia in the title game tonight.