SPORTS SEPTEMBER 13, 2015Written by John Kuhens on September 13, 2015
SPORTS RESULTS FROM SATURDAY 9/12/15
Mt. Pleasant High School volleyball team went 2 and 2 at the Wilton Tournament. MPHS beat IMS and Winfield Mt. Union. They lost to Durant-Bennett and Wilton.
In their second game of the season, Iowa Wesleyan was on the road at Westminster College. The Blue Jays handed Iowa Wesleyan their second loss of the season by a score of 27-6. The Tigers are now 0-2 on the season and 0-1 in conference play. Iowa Wesleyan’s offense struggled against Westminster College, compiling 199 total yards of offense compared to the 407 yards by the Blue Jays. Caleb Huss (SR/Pekin, IL) was 10-19 passing with an interception. The Tigers were also just 4-15 on third down conversions on the day. Iowa Wesleyan’s lone touchdown came with 00:38 seconds remaining in the second quarter. Jeremy Gomez (JR/Dinuba, CA) hauled in a 9 yard reception from Caleb Huss. The Tigers extra point attempt was blocked. Larry Jackson (FR/Scott AFB, IL) led Iowa Wesleyan in rushing with 9 carries and 41 yards. Huss had 19 carries for 28 yards to go along with his 94 yards in the air. Leading the Tigers in receiving, was Bryson Oliver (FR/Aurora, IL), who had four receptions for 38 yards. Tylor Hoyle (SR/Mt. Pleasant, IA) was the second leading receiver Hoyle caught three passes for 23 yards. Tigers will play their first home game of the season this Saturday, kickoff is set for 1 p.m. against the Panthers of Greenville, Illinois. KILJ-FM 105.5 and kilj.com will carry the game live.
Iowa beat Iowa State and UNI won 38-35 over Eastern Washington.