By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:
In class 1A district semifinals from last night;
Maquoketa Valley had their season come to a close in Jesup with 10-3 loss to the J-Hawks. The Wildcats say goodbye to 4 seniors and end their campaign at 22-16. In the other half of district 8, North Linn’s season ended at home to Don Bosco 16-0 in 4 innings. The Lynx bid farewell to 3 seniors and posted a final mark of 19-21-1.
Today class 3A and 4A first round play takes place around the state;
KMCH Sports will feature a doubleheader from two different sites. First at 5pm, 4th-ranked 29-6 West Delaware will play 6-27 Independence in Oelwein. Then with a scheduled time of 7pm in Farley, 17-19 Western Dubuque goes up against 22-17 Cedar Rapids Xavier. All the coverage will get underway around 4:55pm this afternoon live on KMCH and KMCH.com.
Other games in 3A tonight;
Marion @ Wahlert, Dubuque in Farley
Maquoketa @ Central DeWitt (at Maquoketa)
Anamosa @ Davenport Assumption (at Maquoketa)
Crestwood, Cresco @ Oelwein (at Oelwein)
Center Point-Urbana @ Solon (at Solon)
Benton Community @ Washington (at Solon)
Waukon @ Waverly-Shell Rock (at Waverly-Shell Rock)
Charles City @ Decorah (at Waverly-Shell Rock)
South Tama County, Tama @ Clear Creek-Amana (at Williamsburg)
Vinton-Shellsburg @ Williamsburg (at Williamsburg)