Mt. Pleasant tournament teams compete at home
The Mt Pleasant fifth-grade girls’ tournament team won third place at their home tournament when they defeated Washington, lost to Iowa City Thunder, and defeated Danville.
They are 9-7 on the season.
The seventh-grade boys’ tournament team won the home tournament, defeating Keokuk, Triple Double of Iowa City, and Muscatine along the way. They are now 22-3 on the season.
The Triple Double team had the son of the University of Iowa men’s basketball coach, Fran McCaffery, on their team. Coach McCaffery attended the tournament, chatting with many of the local Mt. Pleasant players and fans.
Tournament team coaches Ronnie Ashton, Rick Sartorius and Diane Magnani thank all the parents who helped with the tournament.