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Which team will win the 1A state title?

West Sioux
Don Bosco
Nodaway Valley

Which team will win the 2A state title?

Clear Lake
Van Buren

Which team will win the 3A state title?

Central DeWitt

Which team will win the 4A state title?

IC West
Dav West

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The Iowa high school state baseball tournament will be held at Principal Park through the 2020 season. Tentative dates:
2017 — July 21-29
2018 — July 20-28
2019 — July 26-August 3
2020 — July 24-August 1

It was a back-and-forth contest in the Class 1A quarterfinals as the Remsen St. Mary’s Hawks topped the Highland Huskies 10-5 Friday night at Principal Park.

In game two of the Class 1A quarterfinals, Newman Catholic took an 12-2 run-rule victory over Nodaway Valley in six innings Friday night at Principal Park.

Top-ranked Newman Catholic is the top seed in the Class 1A state tournament. The Knights are a familiar face at state — Newman is making its ninth straight trip and 20th overall. Don Bosco is back for the seventh time, while Edgewood-Colesburg and Nodaway Valley are making their state tournament debuts. Read more for news and notes about the Class 1A teams.

Friday’s quarterfinals

Remsen St. Mary’s 10, Highland 5
Newman Catholic 12, Nodaway Valley 2 (six innings)
Saturday’s quarterfinals
5 p.m. — West Sioux (25-2) vs. Edgewood-Colesburg (21-12)
7:30 p.m. — Don Bosco (34-4) vs. Tri-Center (19-8)
Thursday's semifinals
TBD — Newman Catholic (33-5) vs. Remsen-St. Mary's (31-5)
Saturday's championship
11 a.m. — TBD
RANKED TEAMS: #1 Newman; #2 Don Bosco; #3 West Sioux
TOP SEEDS: 1. Newman; 2. West Sioux; 3. Don Bosco; 4. St.Mary’s

Class 1A state tournament brackets

Top-seeded Clear Lake won the Class 3A state in 2013, and the 2A title last year. The Lions are back and lead the 2A field. Van Buren and Pleasantville were in the 1A tournament last year, and return this year in 2A. Collins-Maxwell/Baxter is making its first trip to state. Read more for news and notes about the Class 2A teams.

Monday’s quarterfinals

11 a.m. — Clear Lake (28-7) vs. Denver (20-15)
1:30 p.m. — Van Buren (23-4) vs. Hinton (23-5)
5 p.m. — Beckman Catholic (24-17) vs. Pleasantville (28-9)
7:30 p.m. — Kuemper Catholic (24-11) vs. Collins-Maxwell/Baxter
Thursday's semifinals
5 p.m. — TBD
7:30 p.m. — TBD
Saturday's championship
1:30 p.m. — TBD
RANKED TEAMS: #2 Clear Lake; #8 Hinton
TOP SEEDS: 1. Clear Lake; 2. Beckman; 3. Kuemper; 4. Van Buren

Class 2A state tournament brackets

Only three ranked teams qualified for the Class 3A state tournament -- #2 Harlan, #5 Pella and #7 Carlisle. Harlan, Pella and Wahlert all return from last season. Read more for news and notes about the Class 3A teams.

Tuesday's quarterfinals

11 a.m. — Harlan (27-5) vs. Bishop Heelan Catholic (27-15)
1:30 p.m. — Wahlert (29-14) vs. Solon (21-20)
5 p.m. — Carlisle (31-6) vs. Central DeWitt (32-11)
7:30 p.m. — Pella (30-8) vs. Humboldt (25-7)
Friday's semifinals
11 a.m. — TBD
1:30 p.m. — TBD
Saturday's championship
5 p.m. — TBD
RANKED TEAMS: #2 Harlan; #5 Pella; #7 Carlisle
TOP SEEDS: 1. Wahlert; 2. Pella; 3. Carlisle; 4. Harlan

Class 3A state tournament brackets

Mississippi Valley Conference teams Cedar Rapids Prairie and Iowa City West are the top two teams in the Class 4A state tournament, according to the rankings and the seedings. Four Central Iowa Metro League teams will look to extend that conference's domination at state. Read more for news and notes about the Class 4A teams.

Wednesday's quarterfinals

11 a.m. — Waukee (30-11) vs. Johnston (29-10)
1:30 p.m. — Cedar Rapids Prairie (35-6) vs. Davenport West (22-12)
5 p.m. — Iowa City West (33-6) vs. Cedar Rapids Jefferson (28-11)
7:30 p.m. — Des Moines Roosevelt (32-10) vs. Urbandale (29-10)
Friday's semifinals
5 p.m. — TBD
7:30 p.m. — TBD
Saturday's championship
7:30 p.m. — TBD
RANKED TEAMS: #1 Prairie; #2 West; #6 Jefferson; #7 Johnston; #9 Urbandale; #10 Waukee
TOP SEEDS: 1. Prairie; 2. West; 3. Roosevelt; 4. Waukee

Class 4A state tournament brackets

Video coverage of all 28 games of the 2016 Iowa high school state baseball tournament is available live on the internet. The web telecasts are complete with play-by-play-audio, full video coverage and instant replays of all the action. Click here for the webcasts. And will provide complete news, stats, photo and video coverage of the tournament — and live play-by-play scoring — all week long as well.

Fans can keep foul balls hit into the stands during state tournament games. The Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities is the official foul ball sponsor of the tournament. Their support of high school baseball makes it possible for fans to keep a great souvenir of the state tournament. There are an average of 750 baseballs used each year during the state tournament. And most of them go home with fans. After the tournament, visit one of Iowa’s private colleges during Iowa Private College Week August 1-5.

It was a back-and-forth contest in the Class 1A quarterfinals as the Remsen St. Mary’s Hawks topped the Highland Huskies, 10-5 Friday night at Principal Park.

The state baseball tournament moved to Des Moines in 2005, and since then, lots of talented baseball players have showcased their skills at Principal Park. The list includes players who went on to play in college, in the minor leagues and in the major leagues. And players who went on to work for the host Iowa Cubs. Read more for a look at those who played in the state tournament at Principal Park — and work (or have worked) for the Iowa Cubs.

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At The Yard

RJ Staab and the Remsen St. Mary's Hawks defeated Highland in Class 1A first-round game Friday night at Principal Park. Dylan Heuer photo
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Yesterday's Games Jul 22, 16

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Highland 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 7 1
Remsen SM 2 2 0 0 1 5 x 10 11 3

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Nod Valley 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
Newman 5 3 3 0 0 1 12 13 2

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