The State Baseball Tournament continues to roll along at Principal park in Des Moines this week. Saturday will be the day the finals are played and Mt. Pleasant High School will be involved. Not the baseball team, but the music department, four MPHS students will sing the National Anthem before the baseball action begins. Colin DePriest, Ben Johnson, Faye Thomas and McKenzie Kauffman….Go Panthers!!!
Wednesday saw 4A first round action take place. Dubuque Hempstead defeated Indianola 10-0, Iowa City West won over S.C. North 11-1, C.R. Kennedy whipped D.M. Dowling 12-2 and Mason City beat Ankeny 11-4. Those winners will play in the semi finals Friday evening.
Today 1A semi final play has Mason City Newman playing Remsen St. Mary’ – ‘s at noon, with Preston tangling with Martensdale St. Mary’ – ‘s at 2pm
2A semi final play takes place tonight. Solon vs Waterloo Columbus at 6pm followed by Carroll Kuemper vs Davis County.
Kansas City Royals lost to the Twins 6-4 in the final game of a home series. K.C. will play Baltimore tonight on KILJ-AM 1130 at 6:35pm