SPORTS OCTOBER 13, 2016

Written by John Kuhens on October 13, 2016

FROM THE IRIS BOWLING CENTER AND SPLITZ LOUNGE SPORTS DESK.

The Southeast Conference Cross Country meet will be run at Fairfield today.  The Mt. Pleasant Panther girls team is looking to finish in the top two, they are led by freshman Abby Ryon who is ranked 17th in Class 3A .  8th ranked Ft. Madison is the favorite to win the title with two runners ranked 16th and 20th.

The boy’s race has Mt. Pleasant heavily favored to win.  As a team the Panthers are ranked 3rd in the state and individually you have Logan Murray as the top ranked individual with his teammate Cody Mertens ranked 18th.

The Mississippi Athletic Conference meet will be held at the Flint Hills Golf Course in Burlington.  Mediapolis is also having a cross country invitational today.

AREA VOLLEYBALL TONIGHT:  Danville @ Van Buren-Harmony Community, Highland @ Wapello, Mediapolis Invitational.

The National League Divisional Championship will be decided tonight when the Los Angeles Dodgers play at the Washington Nationals, 1st pitch at 7:08 p.m.  Winner plays the Cubs at Wrigley Saturday at 7:08.

AREA FOOTBALL GAMES FOR OCTOBER 14TH:

Fairfield at Mount Pleasant

Keokuk at Fort Madison

Solon at West Burlington

Washington at Oskaloosa

Mediapolis at Camanche

Central Lee, Donnellson at Centerville

Highland at Louisa-Muscatine

Regina, Iowa City at Columbus Community

Sigourney-Keota at Wapello

Van Buren-Harmony Community at Wilton

Cardinal, Eldon at Montezuma

Lynnville-Sully at Danville

North Mahaska at Winfield-Mt. Union

Pekin at New London (During half time they will hold a ground breaking ceremony to commemorate the construction of their new track and field complex)

Lone Tree at Iowa Valley

WACO, Wayland at Easton Valley

Burlington at Prairie, Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids, Kennedy at Ottumwa