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A-W softball qualifies for state

Posted July 21, 2017 at 8:37 pm

The Class 1A Akron-Westfield softball team was off to the state tournament for the 13th time in 16 years.

Going into the state tournament, A-W was ranked No. 2 behind defending state champion Kee, who A-W met in the 2016 championship game. Each team had a 35-2 record.

Unfortunately, A-W fell in the first round to Sigourney, 7-3, ending the hopes of another meeting with Kee in the championship game.

The Iowa Girls State Softball Championship games for all classes will be broadcast on Iowa Public Television July 21. Class 1A is at 2:30 p.m.


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