Newman Catholic won the Class 1A title, its seventh summer state championship. The Knights made their 11th straight and 22nd overall summer state tournament appearance — both all-time state records. Their 11th straight trip to the semifinals is also an all-time state best. Newman shut out its first two foes at state, and outscored all opponents 25-5. The Knights allowed all five runs in one inning, keeping opponents scoreless in the other 18 innings of play. Read more for pre-tournament news and notes about the 1A state tournament teams.
CLASS 1A STATE TOURNAMENT
Newman Catholic 10, Tri-Center 0 (five innings)
Martensdale-St.Marys 3, Council Bluffs St.Albert 2
Lisbon 2, Don Bosco 1
North Linn 6, Remsen St.Mary’s 3
Newman Catholic 6, Martensdale-St.Marys 0
Lisbon 4, North Linn 2
Newman Catholic 9, Lisbon 5
RANKED TEAMS: #1 Newman; #2 Lisbon; #3 North Linn; #4 Remsen St.Mary’s; #6 MSTM; #7. St.Albert; #9 Tri-Center.
TOP SEEDS: #1 Newman; #2 Lisbon; #3 North Linn; #4 MSTM.
Class 1A stat leaders after final round
Overall final tournament stat leaders
Game stories, box scores and play-by-play reports