Day one of the 2021 State Softball Tournament was a long one and saw our coverage area teams go 1-1. In Class 2A the 2-seed North Linn got past Iowa City Regina 5-2 to move on to the semifinals on Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 against Central Springs the 3-seed. In 3A, Anamosa had a tremendous effort in a 3 hour 22 minute game that lasted 11 innings but fell to Atlantic 10-9. Anamosa will play Clarke at 3:00 in a consolation game this afternoon in their final game of the season. In Class 4A, Western Dubuque plays their first round game at 3:00 against North Polk. We’ll have coverage of that game here with Zarren Egesdal and Kevin Schuchmann.
In Baseball last night Independence took down Western Dubuque 5-3. The Mustangs advance to a Substate Final against Dubuque Wahlert on Wednesday night.
Tonight Class 1A and 2A Substate games as Maquoketa Valley plays their first ever Substate contest taking on Lisbon at 5pm while Beckman plays Camanche around 7:00 in Solon. Both games here on KMCH with Jon and Bill.