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North Linn Wins Class 2A Softball Championship

A Skylar Benesch double in the bottom of the fifth scored the only run of the game as top ranked North Linn edged seventh ranked Earlham 1-0 for the 2A championship at the State Softball Tournament at Fort Dodge.

Several Lynx players were named to the Class 2A All-Tournament Team including Ellie Flanagan, Kaitlyn Sommerfelt, Jill Smith, Olivia Rauch, and Skyler Bensh was named the All-Tournament Team Captain.

Earlier in the day Newell-Fonda beat Lisbon 4-1 for the Class 1A title.

We have one more broadcast of the season here on KMCH as number 2 seed Western Dubuque tries for the Class 4A title. The Bobcats play 5-seed Boone.  KMCH Sports Director Jon Swisher will have the call starting at 5 here on KMCH.

Before that Mount Vernon goes up against Davenport Assumption. For the Class 3A title, and the 5A championship caps off the day with Ankeny Centennial taking on Forth Dodge.

Photo credit: North Linn High School


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