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July 5, 2018 District baseball brackets set, games begin Saturday
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With around a week left in the regular season, area baseball teams have learned their playoff path.

Mid-Prairie will host an opening round doubleheader in the Class 2A District 9 bracket on July 7. First up will be Pekin and Columbus Community at 5 p.m. with Mid-Prairie and Williamsburg to follow at 7 p.m. The Golden Hawks have an 11-13 record compared to a 4-28 record for Williamsburg.

The winner of the Mid-Prairie/Williamsburg game has a matchup on July 10 with Class 2A No. 3 Iowa City Regina. Regina has a 21-7 record. They defeated Mid-Prairie 4-2 and 13-0 in a doubleheader on June 11.

Iowa Mennonite was placed into the Class 1A District 10 bracket and will face off with Keota on July 10 at 5 p.m. at Cardinal High School. The winner of the game will play the winner of New London and Danville/Winfield-Mount. Union. New London won the Southeast Iowa Super Conference title with a 19-2 record. Iowa Mennonite fell to the Tigers 11-1 on June 8.

Lone Tree was placed into the Class 1A District 9 bracket. Lone Tree will travel to H-L-V to take on Iowa Valley at 5 p.m. on July 10. The Lions have an 8-16 record compared to the 9-8 record for Iowa Valley. Lone Tree lost 15-11 to Iowa Valley on July 2.

The winner of that game will likely face off against Class 1A No. 2 Lisbon, who sits with a 29-0 record. If Lone Tree wins their opener, they would travel to Lisbon for a 7 p.m. game on July 12.

Highland is in the bottom half of the Class 1A District 9 bracket with a first-round matchup against Belle Plaine at 5 p.m. in Lisbon on July 10. The Huskies have a 15-10 record and have won seven of their last 10 games. Belle Plaine has an 8-15 record so far this year.

A win from the Huskies would match them up against the winner of the Notre Dame (11-14) and Holy Trinity Catholic (7-14) matchup.

Full brackets can be found on the Iowa High School Athletic Association website at

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