Newman Catholic (1A) and Central Springs (2A) are aiming for a spot at state baseball while No. 2 (3A) Clear Lake plays No. 6 Waverly-Shell Rock. Follow along here for updates from each game.
I'm at Hertel Field in Waverly for No. 2 Clear Lake and No. 6 Waverly-Shell Rock for the Class 3A, District 4 title. Lions enter the game with a 33-3 record, Go-Hawks with a 28-7 record.
Waverly-Shell Rock will be the home team.
Winner will play No. 10 Decorah in the Substate 2 final tomorrow night in New Hampton.
Hall vs Zinnel the pitching matchup here at Newman.
Travis Pike will be calling balls and strikes, Scott Whitehill will have the bases in Waverly.
And we are off here at Newman. Knights the home team.
Gavin Sheakley steps in to get things started for Clear Lake against Waverly-Shell Rock's Dan Stensland.
Luke Schiller lines a bunt to Stensland, who doubles up Sheakley.
Brock Adams grounds out to end the inning.
Sheakley starts with a strikeout of Jake Velky.
Sam Broome single to right with one down for W-SR.
Another strikeout by Sheakley.
West Bend strands 2 in the top of first.
Sam Broome steals second.
Verstegen with a one-out 2B
Mitch Keeran smokes a ball to short for an out.
Brandon Tofte infield single to second base.
Pete Swenson draws a four-pitch walk.
Louscher drives in a run but a base running error accounts for second out. 1-0, 2 out
Matt Stephany strikes out looking. Two down.
Rowdy Yates strikes out to end the Clear Lake threat.
Lapointe 2-run single. 3-0
John Waters just demolishes one for a 2-run bomb. 5-0.
One-out single by Sam Reiher for W-SR.
Bryce Miller walks. First and second for W-SR in the second.
Fielder's choice short to second.
Runners at the corners with two outs for W-SR.
Sheakley allows Sean Westendorf to take second base.
Sheakley lazily underhands the ball to first. Close call but called out.