By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:
Quarterfinals – Tuesday, July 24
Quarterfinals – Wednesday, July 25
Our featured game from Principal Park in Des Moines on day #5 of the tourney will be 33-9 Western Dubuque, the sixth seed facing the 3rd-seeded Lancers of North Scott who are 28-10. The Bobcats are back at the summer state tournament for the fourth time in program history and 6th overall with 2 Fall appearances in 1971 and 72. They have a record of 5-5 with their last trip coming in 2012. North Scott is making their 4th journey with a mark of 1-3 and first since 2015. It will be the fourth meeting between the schools in Baseball since 2015 with the Lancers holding the 2-1 advantage. All the coverage can be heard live on KMCH and KMCH.com with Sports Director Jon Swisher and veteran state Baseball Umpire Jeff Horst around 4:55pm this late afternoon as they prepare for a 5pm first pitch.