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Mount Pleasant Wins Two at Mid-Prairie

Posted: Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 at 8:06 am
Author: KCII Sports - Dagan Miller

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks dropped two to Mount Pleasant last night. In a doubleheader heard here on KCII, the Mount Pleasant girls beat Mid-Prairie 61-56 behind Taylor Shull’s 26 points. Golden Hawk Head Coach Marc Pennington says they started a little slow but he felt they played well in the last three quarters. For Mid-Prairie:
Mallory McArtor 12 points
Taylor Hershberger 12 points
Mariah Swartzentruber 10 points.
Mid-Prairie is now 7-13 on the season and will host Washington tonight.

In the boys game, third ranked Mount Pleasant jumped out to a ten point lead in the first quarter getting up 14-4, but Mid-Prairie fought back to take a one point lead into the second quarter up 17-16. The Panthers led 32-26 at the half, but Mount Pleasant opened things up in the third and were up 54-36 going in to the fourth. The Panthers win 66-48. For Mid-Prairie:
Michael Aldeman 15 points
Christian Swartzentruber 11 points
Justin Hochstetler 10 points
Jaemin Powell 8 points
For Mount Pleasant:
Scott Hahn 18 points
Henry Kreiger-Coble 17 points

After the game Golden Hawk Assistant Coach Chris Kearn said while it’s tough to lose, opponents like Mount Pleasant make you better in the long run and it’s more benefitial than playing a team you could probably beat by thirty. Mid-Prairie is now 12-7 on the season Mount Pleasant is 14-2. The Golden Hawks host Washington for a girl boy doubleheader. You’ll be able to hear both games on KCII. We’ll be on the air at around 6-pm with the Washington Hyvee Pre-game Show. You can listen on the radio and online at KCIIradio.com, just click on Radio Plus.