HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL
Belmont Softball Reach State Championship Game
The Belmont Braves rolled into the state championship game at the Wisconsin High School State Softball Tournament in Madison. Yesterday in the Division 5 semi-finals, the Braves poured it on in a 15-1 victory over Tri-County in six innings, scoring 7 runs in the final inning. Belmont now (25-1) on the season will meet top seed (28-0) Blair Taylor tomorrow morning at 8:00 for the state title.
Iowa High School
- Wahlert split with Waterloo East winning 5-1 then losing 10-3.
- Hempstead beat Cedar Falls twice 2-1 and 16-4.
- Senior split with Iowa City Liberty losing 8-4 then winning 4-3.
- Western Dubuque sweeps Iowa City West 12-10 and 4-2.
- Dyersville Beckman split with Williamsburg winning 6-2 then losing 2-1 (10).
- Bellevue lost at West Branch (no score reported)
High School Baseball
- #2 Western Dubuque blanked Hempstead twice 7-0 and 6-0.
- #4 2A Dyersville Beckman beat Vinton/Shellsburg twice 6-4 and 7-5.
- Maquoketa 9, Benton Community 6