With the regular season coming to a close, Denver made the short drive to Waverly to take on the Go-Hawks. Behind a stellar pitching performance from Ethan Chapin, W-SR calmed the surging Cyclones 11-1.
The Waverly-Shell Rock baseball team locked up the NEIC title with two wins over Crestwood. In game one, Abram Wrage pitched a one-hit shutout in the 10-0 win.
Rivals Waverly-Shell Rock and Decorah came together before their double header to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Title IX passing. In between games, the youth softball program was recognized. W-SR lost both game of the double header.
The Clarksville Indians took on Baxter to remain unbeaten. Five Indians had two RBIs and Sierra Vance pitched a four inning shutout with seven strikeouts on her senior night.
The Janesville Wildcats started the game off strong with 4 runs in the first inning. The Wildcat defense turned multiple doubles plays to keep C-M off the board throughout the game.
Carson Graven pitched a complete game shut out with 11 K's. The six run third inning were the only runs scored in the game.
Home runs by Maya Willey and Emma Thompson propelled the Go-Hawks past the Comets. Willey pitched a complete game with 10 strikeouts as well.
The Go-Hawks fell behind early but rallied with 13 runs in the first inning. Chance Key added 4 RBI's and freshman Nolan Foster added his first career home run.
Back-to-back home runs by Chardonnay Hubert and Malea Gonnerman in the second inning were not enough to hold off the Pirates in game one of their double header.
W-SR pulled out a tough 1-0 win over Norwalk to advance to their second straight finals game against Dallas Center-Grimes.
The Go-Hawks defeated North Scott 3-1 in a physical state quaterfinal game. They will play Norwalk next on Thursday. Photos from Jennifer Walker
The third and final day of the state track and field meet with Denver, Waverly-Shell Rock, Clarksville and Nashua-Plainfield
Day two of the state track meet with teams from Wapsie Valley, Denver, Clarksville, Tripoli, Nashua-Plainfield and Waverly-Shell Rock