Mt. Pleasant Girls Top #7 Central Lee
December 17, 2012Mt Pleasant High School
The Mt. Pleasant girls basketball team enjoyed a good weekend as they knocked of 7th ranked (3A) Central Lee Saturday afternoon after edging Ft. Madison Friday night, both on the road.
At Ft. Madison, the Panthers won 39-36 with Taryne Shull knocking in 17 points .
In the game with ranked Central Lee, the Panthers withstood a late surge by the Lady Hawks for a 53-50 victory. Sophomore Kelsi Phipps was the leading scorer with 12 points and junior Taryne Shull added 11. Leading rebounders were sophomores Mary Wester and Phipps with eight apiece.
Central Lee was led in scoring by Regan Shockley and Bailey McCoy with a dozen each and Traci Keller with 11 plus 5 assists.
Mt. Pleasant (4-3) takes on Oskaloosa (6-1) as part of a girls/boys doubleheader Tuesday night in Panther Gym. Osky beat Knoxville Friday night 58-38.