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Prep Baseball

Iowa high school state baseball 2019: Updated brackets, schedule

Tournament begins Friday at Principal Park, championships are Aug. 3

Iowa City West baseball players hold up a Principal Park sign as they celebrate their win over Cedar Rapids Prairie in a Class 4A substate final in Iowa City on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)
Iowa City West baseball players hold up a Principal Park sign as they celebrate their win over Cedar Rapids Prairie in a Class 4A substate final in Iowa City on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)

Next stop: Principal Park. The coaches have seeded the field in all four classes and the brackets are set for the 2019 Iowa high school state baseball tournament in Des Moines.

Find the complete pairings and schedule below. And bookmark this post to follow along with updated scores and pairings and complete area coverage as the tournament progresses.

Rankings listed are via the final coaches poll of the regular season.

Class 1A

Quarterfinals — Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27

No. 6 Don Bosco 3, No. 9 Coon Rapids-Bayard 1

No. 1 Mason City Newman 8, Pekin 7

No. 3 Alburnett 13, South Winneshiek 4

No. 10 Remsen St. Mary’s 4, No. 2 Martensdale-St. Marys 2

Semifinals — Thursday, Aug. 1

No. 1 Mason City Newman 10, No. 6 Don Bosco 0 (5 innings)

No. 3 Alburnett 4, No. 10 Remsen St. Mary's 3

Championship — Saturday, Aug. 3

No. 1 Mason City Newman 11, No. 3 Alburnett 1 (6 innings)

 

Class 2A

Quarterfinals — Monday, July 29

No. 2 North Linn 8, West Branch 1

Des Moines Christian 9, Central Lee 7

West Sioux 7, No. 7 New Hampton 2

No. 5 Van Meter 17, Underwood 7 (6 innings)

Semifinals — Thursday, Aug. 1

No. 2 North Linn 3, Des Moines Christian 0

No. 5 Van Meter 3, West Sioux 0

Championship — Saturday, Aug. 3

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No. 5 Van Meter 6, No. 2 North Linn 0

 

Class 3A

Quarterfinals — Tuesday, July 30

No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier 7, Adel ADM 2

No. 4 Marion 4, Sioux City Heelan 0

No. 3 DeWitt Central 11, No. 9 Centerville 1 (5 innings)

No. 2 Davenport Assumption 7, Boone 3

Semifinals — Friday, Aug. 2

No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier 4, No. 4 Marion 1

No. 3 DeWitt Central 4, No. 2 Davenport Assumption 1

Championship — Saturday, Aug. 3

No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier 8, No. 3 DeWitt Central 1

 

Class 4A

Quarterfinals — Wednesday, July 31

No. 6 West Des Moines Dowling 7, No. 3 Southeast Polk 0

No. 1 Johnston 6, Ankeny 0

No. 9 Urbandale 3, No. 5 Western Dubuque 0

No. 2 Iowa City West 6, Pleasant Valley 3

Semifinals — Friday, Aug. 2

No. 1 Johnston 7, No. 6 West Des Moines Dowling 0

No. 9 Urbandale 10, No. 2 Iowa City West 2

Championship — Saturday, Aug. 3

No. 9 Urbandale 8, No. 1 Johnston 2

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