By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:
The high school softball postseason got underway Monday night with Class 1A games.
Starmont advanced to 2nd round play tonight with a 5-2 win over East Buchanan, ending the Buccaneers season at 7-25. The 12-21 Stars will face Upper Iowa Conference opponent West Central in Colesburg this evening at 7pm. West Central defeated Ed-Co 4-3 to end the Vikings season at 17-14. The Stars and Blue Devils met last Tuesday night with Starmont losing 6-5 and winning 15-5, long time Starmont head coach Roger Reed knows his team will have to play a pretty clean game to get another win:
In other 1A regional contests tonight all at 7pm:
Central Elkader travels to New Albin facing Lansing Kee
Springville will be in Calamus to take on Calamus-Wheatland
Central City hosts Bellevue Marquette
Regional play gets started in Class 2A and 3A tonight, also with 7pm slated first pitches:
The KMCH Sports featured game is West Delaware Softball welcoming in Osage to Sill Field in Manchester. The Class 3A 15th-ranked Hawks are 26-14 while the Green Devils of Osage support a mark of 12-19. All the coverage live on KMCH and KMCH.com with Sports Director Jon Swisher, Jamie Vaske and Bill Logan beginning around 6:50pm.
Also in 3A-
Monticello is at Anamosa
Fourth-rated Beckman hosts MFL-MarMac
Maquoketa Valley heads to Wilton
Cascade is home to Bellevue
Alburnett is at Lisbon
North Linn on the road at Jesup
And we’ll have score updates from all those games during our WD Softball coverage.