Prep Baseball: Postseason Assignments for Classes 1A and 2A

Prep Baseball- The Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) released their Class 1A and Class 2A postseason brackets with the first round of postseason action scheduled for July 6th. Here’s a look at our local teams and their matchups.

Class 1A

For Class 1A Substate 6: District 11, Burlington Notre Dame, the #2 team in Class 1A according to the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association, took the top seed in the district, earning the Nikes a bye into the second round. They will attempt to make it back for the second consecutive year.

#4 New London will face off against #5 Pekin at 5 pm at Keota with the winner to take on the Nikes in the second round. #2 Moravia will host #7 Moulton-Udell at 7 pm. The winner will take on the winner between #3 Keota and #6 Danville as they will compete at Keota at 7 pm.

Substate 6: District 12 will feature #6 Wapello facing off against BGM at Hillcrest Academy at 5 pm as the #2-seed Hillcrest Academy will host HLV at 7 pm. #1 Sigourney will host the top half of the bracket as they face off against English Valleys and #4 Highland takes on #5 Lone Tree at 5 pm.

The district 11 champion will clash with the district 12 champion on July 16th to see who will advance to the state tournament.

Class 2A

Class 2A Substate 5: District 10, will feature three of our local teams. #1 Anamosa earned the bye and will take on the winner between #4 Winfield-Mt. Union and #5 Louisa-Muscatine at 5 pm at Mediapolis. #3 Mediapolis will tango with #6 West Burlington at 7 pm at Mediapolis. The winner will compete against #2 Mid-Prairie.

The district 10 champion will face off against one of these six teams to advance to the state tournament: #1 Sumner-Fredericksburg, #2 Alburnett, #3 Jesup, #4 Columbus Catholic, #5 West Liberty, and #6 West Branch.

Substate 6: District 12 will also have our attention as #4 Cardinal and #5 Van Buren County will fight for the right to play #1 Interstate 35 in the second round. #3 Central Lee will compete against #6 Centerville with the winner facing off against #2 Pleasantville. The first-round matchups will take place at Central Lee.

District 11 will feature #1 Des Moines Christian, #2 Pella Christian, #3 Albia, #4 PCM, #5 Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, and #6 Central Decatur with the district champion advancing to the substate 6 final.

Up Next

Stay tuned to KILJ to find out our postseason broadcast schedule. Moreover, the Class 3A and Class 4A postseason brackets will be released on June 27th.