The top four teams in the final rankings by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association and Radio Iowa are in the Class 1A state tournament field. The teams are #1 North Linn, #2 Newman Catholic, #3 Martensdale-St. Marys and #4 Akron-Westfield. Sixth-ranked Lisbon is the only other Top 10 team to qualify. However, the seeds were jumbled a bit, with the top seed going to Newman, followed by MSTM, Akron-Westfield and North Linn. Read more for 1A news, notes and stats from the Iowa High School Athletic Association.
CLASS 1A STATE TOURNAMENT
Newman Catholic 10, CAM 2
Remsen St. Mary’s 5, North Linn 1
Martensdale-St.Marys 7, Hudson 4
Akron-Westfield 5, Lisbon 4 (11 innings)
11 a.m. —Newman Catholic (33-3) vs. Remsen St. Mary’s (28-7)
1:30 p.m. — Martensdale-St.Marys (40-4) vs. Akron-Westfield (32-2)
11 a.m. — TBD
RANKED TEAMS: 1. North Linn; 2. Newman; 3. MSTM; 4. Akron-Westfield; 6. Lisbon.
TOP SEEDS: 1. Newman; 2. MSTM; 3. Akron-Westfield; 4. North Linn.
Class 1A state tournament brackets