Panthers Entertain Grayhounds Thursday
May 2, 2012Mt Pleasant High School
Don't let the Burlington Grayhounds 2-4 record fool you. These girls are really good. Those four losses are to powerhouse programs like #2 (2A) ranked Pleasant Valley, #15 (2A) North Scott, and #9 (3A) Muscatine.
The Panthers and the Grayhounds have one common opponent so far this season - Notre Dame. The Nikes, who are ranked #15 in 1A, knocked off Burlington 2-0 while they beat Mt. Pleasant 5-0 when the Panthers were playing without several top players who were participating with the high school jazz band in Des Moines.
Burlington is coming off a 3-0 win over Clinton while Mt. Pleasant recorded their third straight shutout, 1-0 over Keokuk.
Mt. Pleasant is 7-3 on the season, 4-1 in the Southeast Conference. BHS is 2-4 overall, 1-3 in the powerful Mississippi Athletic Conference.
The varsity game is slated for a 4:30 PM start at East Lake Park, with the JV game to follow.