Maddux Frese pitched eight innings of a gem and then scored the winning run in a ninth-inning rally capped by Brandon Vlcko’s single in Cedar Rapids Prairie’s 2-1 substate baseball win over Cedar Rapids Kennedy.
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Cedar Rapids Kennedy survived a rough start to the baseball season that included injuries to key players, a tough slate and a 3-8 mark when May concluded. Now, Kennedy is 26-14 with an opportunity to claim a state tournament spot Wednesday night.
Linn-Mar and Cedar Rapids Washington are among the programs that have played well to close the regular season and will try to continue that in the Iowa high school baseball playoffs. Teams from across the state will begin the Class 3A and 4A substate competition with first-round games Friday.
While it certainly wasn’t the most beautiful of mornings Monday in downtown Cedar Rapids, the runners who competed in the Fifth Season 8K and 5K were able to finish just before the rain and thunderstorms began around 8:45 a.m. Matt Lorenz won the men’s 8K, while Elaina Biechler was first on the women’s side.