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Which team will win the 1A state championship?

Newman
Martensdale-St.Marys
North Linn
Pleasantville

Which team will win the 2A state championship?

Cascade
Columbus
Davis County
Clear Lake

Which team will win the 3A state championship?

Waverly-Shell Rock
Boone
Pella
Harlan

Which team will win the 4A state championship?

Waukee
Southeast Polk
Kennedy
Iowa City West

  • Casey Stengel

Before the 3A quarterfinals, fans voted for who they thought would win the state title. Waverly-Shell Rock received 25.8% of the vote. Pella received 24.5%.

Newman Catholic posted its second straight double-digit run total in state tournament play as the Knights ran away with an 11-1 win in six innings over Martensdale-St. Marys in the semifinals of Class 1A competition on Thursday at Principal Park.

Zeb Adreon’s home run jolted the Pleasantville Trojans past the North Linn Lynx, 6-3 in the 1A semifinal back-and-forth affair Thursday afternoon at Principal Park.

Newman Catholic — with a state-record 19 state tournament appearances and four titles — will meet Pleasantville, making just its second appearance at state, for the Class 1A state championship. Read more for more news, notes and stats.

CLASS 1A STATE TOURNAMENT
Friday’s quarterfinals

Newman Catholic 14, Gladbrook-Reinbeck 4
Martensdale-St. Marys 8, Coon Rapids-Bayard 1
Saturday’s quarterfinals
Pleasantville 5, West Sioux 4 (nine innings)
North Linn 6, Van Buren 3 (eight innings)
Thursday's semifinals
Newman Catholic 11, Martensdale-St. Marys 1 (six innings)
Pleasantville 6, North Linn 3
Saturday's championship
11 a.m. — Newman Catholic (38-4) vs. Pleasantville (35-3)
RANKED TEAMS: #1 Newman; #2 Van Buren; #4 Pleasantville; #5 MSTM; #6 Coon Rapids-Bayard; #9 West Sioux.
TOP SEEDS: 1. Newman; 2. Van Buren; 3. Pleasantville; 4. MSTM.

Class 1A state tournament brackets

Class 1A stat leaders after first round

The first day of the Class 2A state tournament was interesting to say the least. A 5-hour rain delay for Cascade and Mediapolis. A postponement until Tuesday for Davis County and Roland-Story. And — thankfully — two night games without rain. Tuesday got off to a similar start: The Davis County vs. Roland-Story start was delayed by rain. Read more for news, notes and stats.

CLASS 2A STATE TOURNAMENT
Monday’s quarterfinals

Cascade 6, Mediapolis 2
Columbus Catholic 3, Hinton 0
Clear Lake 5, Treynor 0
Davis County vs. Roland-Story, ppd.
Tuesday’s quarterfinals
Davis County 6, Roland-Story 0
Thursday's semifinals
5 p.m. — Cascade (38-3) vs. Columbus Catholic (31-5)
7:30 p.m. — Clear Lake (28-11) vs. Davis County (26-7)
Saturday's championship
1:30 p.m. — Semifinal winners meet
RANKED TEAMS: #1 Cascade; #3 Columbus; #5 Clear Lake; #8 Hinton.
TOP SEEDS: 1. Cascade; 2. Davis County; 3. Clear Lake; 4. Columbus.

Class 2A state tournament brackets

Class 2A stat leaders after first round

The Class 3A semifinals are Friday afternoon, but it will be the first Principal Park appearance in the tournament for Pella and Harlan, who won first-round games at Southeast Polk High School. Waverly-Shell Rock and Boone advanced the old-fashioned way. Read more for more news, notes and stats.

CLASS 3A STATE TOURNAMENT
Tuesday's quarterfinals

Waverly-Shell Rock 6, Vinton-Shellsburg 0
Boone vs. Sergeant Bluff-Luton, ppd.
Harlan vs. Dubuque Wahlert, ppd.
Pella vs. Dallas Center-Grimes, ppd.
Wednesday's quarterfinals
At Southeast Polk
Pella 2, Dallas Center-Grimes 1
Harlan 4, Wahlert Catholic 0
At Principal Park
Boone 9, Sergeant Bluff-Luton 1
Friday's semifinals
11 a.m. — Waverly-Shell Rock (33-4) vs. Boone (24-10)
1:30 p.m. — Pella (34-4) vs. Harlan (27-7)
Saturday's championship
5 p.m. — Semifinal winners meet
RANKED TEAMS: #1 Pella; #2 Waverly-Shell Rock; #7 Harlan.
TOP SEEDS: 1. Waverly-Shell Rock; 2. Pella; 3. Harlan; 4. Boone.

Class 3A state tournament brackets

Defending champion and unranked Southeast Polk leads the four teams in the Class 4A semifinals. The Rams meet top-ranked and top-seeded Waukee in the first semifinal. Old rivals Cedar Rapids Kennedy and Iowa City West meet in the other semifinal. The championship is guaranteed a Central Iowa Metro League vs. Mississippi Valley Conference showdown. Read more for news, notes and stats.

CLASS 4A STATE TOURNAMENT
Wednesday's quarterfinals

Waukee 6, North Scott 5
Southeast Polk 12, Sioux City East 0
Cedar Rapids Kennedy 3, Davenport North 2
Iowa City West 11, Des Moines East 3
Friday's semifinals
5 p.m. — Waukee (37-4) vs Southeast Polk (31-13)
7:30 p.m. — Cedar Rapids Kennedy (30-11) vs. Iowa City West (33-11)
Saturday's championship
7:30 p.m. — Semifinal winners meet
RANKED TEAMS: #1 Waukee; #6 Kennedy; #8 Iowa City West; #10 Sioux City East.
TOP SEEDS: 1. Waukee; 2. Kennedy; 3. Iowa City West; 4. Sioux City East.

Class 4A state tournament brackets

Class 4A stat leaders after first round

Video coverage of all 28 games of the 2015 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 iowa-baseball.com will provide complete news, stats, photo and video coverage of the tournament all week long as well.

In the first 10 years of the state baseball tournament being played at Principal Park in Des Moines, 156 schools have qualified for the tournament — approximately 45 percent of the teams that compete. The team with the most appearances? Newman Catholic. The teams with the most state titles? Assumption and Martensdale-St. Marys. And the team with the most championship game appearances? Well, you'll have to read more for that and other great stats.

The Iowa high school state baseball tournament begins its second decade at Principal Park, with this year’s state tournament set for July 24 to August 1. It has a tough act to follow. Read more for a look at just some of the highlights from the first 10 years.

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.

For the 10th straight year, fans can keep foul balls hit into the stands during state tournament games. The INS Family of Companies 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 went home with fans.

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Zeb Adreon (10) celebrates his two-run homer that help Pleasantville defeat North Linn 6-3 in a Class 1A semifinal.
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Today's Games Jul 30, 15

5:00 PM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Columbus 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Cascade 0 1 0 1 1 0

7:30 PM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Davis Co
Clear Lake @7:30 PM

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
MSTM 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 5
Newman 2 0 2 0 6 1 11 11 0

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
North Linn 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 8 0
P-ville 1 1 1 2 1 0 x 6 7 3

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