In what served as sort of a mini preview to Monday's regional girls golf meet at Geneva Golf and Country Club, Muscatine coach Tom Randleman was encouraged by his team's first-place performance.
Paige Miller shot an 83 to win medalist honors, while Ragan Carey chipped in a 98, Ellie Howard a 103 and Sarah McKillip a 107 as the Muskies beat four of the nine teams in their region at Tuesday's home meet.
"It was a true test for everybody as far as the teams and for us to see where we stand as far as our competition on Monday at districts," Randleman said. "We came out of there feeling pretty good about everything because we beat four of the nine teams that we're going to be competing against on Monday."
Muscatine ran away with Tuesday's team title with a 391 total, 31 strokes better than Bettendorf and Cedar Rapids Prairie, which tied for second.
The five teams from Muscatine's region that weren't there were Davenport Central, Iowa City High, Iowa City West, Linn-Mar and Ottumwa.
Based on 18-hole team averages, Linn-Mar is the favorite to win the region with a 340 but has yet to play a round at Geneva this season.
"We're just going to go out there and play our game and play the best we can at a golf course that we're comfortable with and familiar with that a lot of teams are not," Randleman said. "And I think that's why you see the scores the way they are, because they're not used to playing at a golf course like Geneva."
Wapello 12, Highland 2: Roberto Loera scored four goals, Hector Zepeda found the back of the net three times and added five assists as Wapello exploded offensively on senior night Tuesday.
Julian Benitez and Christopher Ewart each added two goals apiece, while Jackson Weyrick finished with one goal and 12 saves.