SPORTS MAY 20, 2015

Written by John Kuhens on May 20, 2015

The Mt. Pleasant Panther girls soccer team picked up an exciting 3-2 overtime win over Mediapolis on the Bullettes home field. Lauren Ralls scored the winning goal in the 1st overtime, she also scored an earlier goal. Hattie Liechty got the 1st Panther goal in the net.

Danville-New London the 6th ranked Class 1A boys soccer team suffered their 1st loss of the season against Ft. Madison 2-1 in overtime on the Bears home pitch. Kole Perkins scored for Danville-New London who now has a record of 12-1, and will be hosting Mt. Pleasant tomorrow.
The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, have partnered to present the 2015 Iowa State High School Fishing Championship. The tournament is open to any High School Fishing team in the entire state of Iowa.

WHEN: Sunday, May 31, 2015

WHERE: Iowa State High School Fishing Championship
Mississippi River
Washington Street Ramp
W. Washington St. & N. Main St.
Prairie du Chien, Wis.

NOTES: The Iowa state championship is a two-person (team) event for students in grades 7-12. Registration for anglers and their coach, who will provide the boat they compete in, is online at Takeoff will be at 6 a.m. and weigh-in will be held at the boat ramp, scheduled for 2 p.m. High School Fishing takeoffs and weigh-ins are free and open to the public. For more information about this event contact the TBF National Youth Director Mark Gintert at (580) 716-4251.

ON THE LOCAL SPORTS SCENE TODAY: THURSDAY: State Track and Field Championships in Des Moines (KILJ will report on all area athletes). MPHS girls district golf at St. Andrews Course in Cedar Rapids. MPHS boys soccer at Danville-New London. Burlington Notre Dame at MPHS girls soccer at East Lake Park. FRIDAY: MPHS boys golf district at Clear Creek Amana.