SPORTS MAY 14, 2016

Written by John Kuhens on May 14, 2016

Mt. Pleasant had some girls’ and boys’ events added to the State Track Meet qualifier list by the IGHSAU and IAHSAA Friday.  The MPHS girls’ 4×400 relay was added, for the boys Kyle Vanderham was added to the 800 meter run field and Keegan Pullis to the discuss field.  WMU boys added Garret Baker in the 200 meters, John Quinn is now in the 3200 and 1600 events.  New London boys 4×200 will go to state also.  One  girl’s event from the county  schools added to the state qualifiers was the Waco 4×100 relay.

Winfield Mt. Union won the boys’ Class 1A Sectional golf tournament at Deerwood in New London Friday shooting 348, New London was 2nd 353 and Van Buren 3rd 369.  All three teams advance to District at Oskaloosa May 20th.  Medalist Honors went to WMU’s Kaleb Hagge 74, his teammate Kolt Rossiter shot 80, New London’s Justin Carter had an 83 and Wayne Briggs of Danville shot 86, they all will compete in medalist competition at District.

Pella defeated Mt. Pleasant in boys’ varsity soccer 5-1 on the East Lake Park pitch.

The Southeast Iowa Super Conference is playing it’s conference tournament.  1st round scores:  Columbus Community-WMU 8 Mediapolis 0.  Holy Trinity 3 IMS 1.  Wapello 5 Notre Dame-West Burlington 2.  Danville-New London 5 Central Lee 0.  Today’s semi finals at Central Lee…. CC/WMU vs HTC  10 am and Wapello vs Danville-N.L.11:45.   Championship match at 2 pm