Both the Hempstead Mustang and Wahlert Golden Eagles high school baseball teams are heading to the state tournament in Iowa City next week. Both teams won Substate championship last night at Petrakis Park to advance.
In the 4A Substate 5 title game, the Mustangs defeated North Scott 2-1. This is the 15 trip to the state tournament in school history for Hempstead.
In the 3-A Substate 3 title game, the Golden Eagles defeated Independence 5-1. This will be the 8th state tournament appearance in school history for the Golden Eagles.
The 4A and 3A tournament brackets will be set later this morning after the Coach’s seeding meetings. 3A teams will play their quarterfinal round games this Wednesday while 4A teams will play their quarterfinal games next Thursday.