SPORTS SEPTEMBER 17, 2016

Written by John Kuhens on September 17, 2016

FROM THE IRIS BOWLING CENTER AND SPLITZ LOUNGE SPORTS DESK.

Specialty teams scored the Mt. Pleasant Panther touchdowns in their 30-13 loss at Oskaloosa Friday night.  The Panther offense continues to struggle with turnovers and penalties that prove to be drive killers.  Tanner Ruby scooped up blocked punt and carried it into the end zone for the Panthers 1st score late in the 1st half.  Jake Lowe returned a kickoff 97 yards for a score with 8 minutes to go in the game for the other score.  Oskaloosa put points up in every quarter, they piled up 447 yards of total offense while Mt. Pleasant could manage only 131 yards.  Pat Canby was held to 36 rushinig yards in 11 carries.  Kieran Kohorst led the Panther receivers with 9 catches for 94 yards.  Quarterback Zach Beason was 13 of 24 passing for 94 yards and 1 interception.  Next week Mt. Pleasant entertains Ft. Madison for homecoming, the Bloodhounds lost to West Burlington-Notre Dame last night 33-0.

Oskaloosa won the freshman game 43-7.

OTHER AREA SCORES:

Fairfield 33, Keokuk 16
Solon 36, Washington 15
West Burlington/Notre Dame 33, Fort Madison 0

Central Lee, Donnellson 38, Albia 0
Clarke, Osceola 14, Chariton 6
Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 32, Davis County, Bloomfield 29
PCM, Monroe 56, Centerville 0

Louisa-Muscatine 19, Columbus Community, Columbus Junction 14
Regina, Iowa City 50, Sigourney-Keota 28
Wapello 56, Van Buren Community 20
Wilton 35, Highland, Riverside 18

Lynnville-Sully 53, Cardinal, Eldon 0
New London 28, Montezuma 22
Pekin 21, North Mahaska, New Sharon 20
Winfield-Mt. Union won over Danville  (Forfeit)

Lone Tree 81, English Valleys, North English 0
Midland, Wyoming 76, Easton Valley 12
WACO, Wayland 36, Springville 28

Des Moines, Roosevelt 24, Ottumwa 10 ( (ND))
Newton 35, Burlington 21 ( (ND))

Iowa Wesleyan University today plays at Greenville College against the Panthers.  Both teams are 0-2 overall and 0-1 in the conference.  Tigers have fallen at home to Cornell and Westminster.  The Panthers dropped a 40-21 game to Millikin.  Greenville’s quarterback George Harris produced 171 passing yards and two touchdowns as he was 12-of-29, in their 33-28 conference loss last Saturday to Minnesota-Morris.

Mt. Pleasant at Ottumwa in girl’s tournament volleyball, Iowa Wesleyan volleyball at MacMurray volleyball triangular, Buena Vista plays at IWU in men’s and women’s  soccer.

Iowa Wesleyan volleyball team took down Blackburn College in five sets.  Tigers are now 3-2 overall and 2-1 in SLIAC play.

IW: 25,  25, 22, 20, 15

BC: 27, 13, 25,25, 12

The Iowa Wesleyan men’s golf team competed in the William Penn 27 Shootout. The shootout was held at Edmundson Golf Course and Harvest Point Golf Course in Oskaloosa, Iowa.  The teams completed nine holes at Harvest Point and 18 holes at Edmundson in the shootout. There were seven teams that competed in the day, but only three varsity squads.  Iowa Wesleyan finished in third place with a team score of 445 through 27 holes.  Iowa Wesleyan was led by Connor McLean, who finished fourth individually after shooting a 37 in round one and a 70 in round two.  Michael Neff and Kiley Miller each tied for ninth place overall with a score of 112 for the day.  Neff shot a 40 in the nine hole round and followed with a 72 through 18 holes at Edmundson Golf Course. Miller had scores of 37 and 75 in each round.  Bo Vitale was the next highest finisher for IW.  He ended the day just inside the top 15 individuals, tying for 14th place with a score of 114 through 27 holes.  Iowa Wesleyan’s next event will be this weekend. They travel to Forest City, Iowa today to take on Waldorf College in the Purple Cup Match Play.  They will then compete in the Warrior Fall Invite on Sunday, September 18, 2016

Southeastern Community College (SCC) will host the first-ever Dirty Hawk 5K on Saturday, October 29 in West Burlington. This mud run will take racers on a 5K loop, over, through and around SCC’s West Burlington campus with plenty of obstacles along the way.  Race proceeds will support SCC student clubs and organizations.  For more news or to learn about Southeastern Community College, visit: http://www.scciowa.edu/rss/news/index.html