HS Baseball: 1A District Results/3A&4A Begin Tonight

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:

Class 1A district semifinals took place around the area last night.

In Edgewood-

Maquoketa Valley scored three runs in the first inning and that proved to be enough over East Buchanan as they added 2 more in the second and 3 in the 6th to win 8-1. Wildcat Sophomore Alec McDowell was impressive in the complete game win picking up his fourth win, striking out four and only allowing 4 hits.  MV advances to their District Final Saturday night in Jesup taking on the J-Hawks who beat Wapsie Valley, 5-1.

In Bellevue-

North Linn claimed a close 4-3 win over Bellevue Marquette to move into a District Final  Saturday night taking on Lisbon.

Tonight class 3A and 4A play takes the stage with first round district contests. The class 3A 4th-ranked 30-5 West Delaware welcomes in 12-16 Waukon. The Hawks return to Exide Field where they clinched the overall WaMaC and East division title last Friday night. Second-year head coach Nate Lahr talks about this special group who outlasted a lot of teams the last few weeks:

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Coach Lahr talks about the goals this team had heading into the season:

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All the coverage from the Beckman Sports complex will come up from KMCH Sports around 7pm after game one as 15-25 Indpendence goes against 15-17 Decorah with Sports Director Jon Swisher and Bill Logan taking the air around 4:55pm.

In 4A-

The 22-16 Western Dubuque Bobcats play 21-16 Dubuque Hempstead at 7pm at Petrakis Park in Dubuque.