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Falcons fall to Osky, 56-13

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Falcons charge on to the field before their game against Oskaloosa Friday night in West Burlington. Falcons fell to Oskaloosa, 56-13.
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Oskaloosa Quarterback Keaton DeKock (12) loses the ball after being tackled by WBNDD’s Landen Greer (74) Friday night in West Burlington. Falcons fell to Oskaloosa, 56-13.
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WBNDD’s Daniel Crooks (13) returns a kickoff against Oskaloosa Friday night in West Burlington. Falcons fell to Oskaloosa, 56-13.
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Falcon Quarterback Tanner Snodgrass (20) hands the ball to Running Back Austin Mixer (23) Friday night in West Burlington. Falcons fell to Oskaloosa, 56-13.
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Falcon Punter Slater Gifford (10) punts the ball back to Oskaloosa Friday night in West Burlington. Falcons fell to Oskaloosa, 56-13.
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Falcon Running Back Brian Brem (44) straight arms an Oskaloosa defender Friday night in West Burlington. Falcons fell to Oskaloosa, 56-13.
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WBNDD Head Coach Jay Eilers sends a play in with Daniel Crooks (13) Friday night in West Burlington. Falcons fell to Oskaloosa, 56-13.
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WBNDD’s Tanner Snodgrass (20) carries the ball against Oskaloosa Friday night in West Burlington. Falcons fell to Oskaloosa, 56-13.
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Falcon Running Back Brian Brem (44) carries the ball against Oskaloosa Friday night in West Burlington. Falcons fell to Oskaloosa, 56-13.
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West Burlington Marching Band entertains at halftime Friday night in West Burlington.
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West Burlington Marching Band entertains at halftime Friday night in West Burlington.
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West Burlington Marching Band entertains at halftime Friday night in West Burlington.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame – Danville Cheerleaders fire the fans up Friday night in West Burlington.
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Falcon Quarterback Drake Day (3) hands the ball to Running Back Brian Brem (44) Friday night in West Burlington. Falcons fell to Oskaloosa, 56-13.
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WBNDD Running Back Austin Mixer (23) carries the ball against Oskaloosa Friday night in West Burlington. Falcons fell to Oskaloosa, 56-13.

Falcons fall to Mid-Prairie in District Semi, 6-2 (Part-1)

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West Burlington Teammates are disappointed after losing to Mid-Prairie in District-10 Semifinal Wednesday night in Iowa City. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.
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West Burlington Pitcher Jayden Zurita looks to plate in the District-10 Semifinal against Mid-Prairie Tuesday night in Iowa City. The rain delayed game was completed Wednesday. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.
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West Burlington’s Daniel Crooks makes contact with the ball in the District-10 Semifinal against Mid-Prairie Tuesday night in Iowa City. The rain delayed game was completed Wednesday. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.
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West Burlington First Baseman Brice Mennen secures the out in the District-10 Semifinal against Mid-Prairie Tuesday night in Iowa City. The rain delayed game was completed Wednesday. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.
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West Burlington’s Daniel Crooks celebrates after hitting a 2-run homer in fourth inning to momentarily tie it up with Mid-Prairie in the District-10 Semifinal Wednesday night in Iowa City. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.
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West Burlington Head Coach Pat McKasson (00) congratulates Daniel Crooks for hitting a 2-run homer in fourth inning to momentarily tie it up with Mid-Prairie in the District-10 Semifinal Wednesday night in Iowa City. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.
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West Burlington’s Dalton Machholz (13) dives safely back to first as Mid-Prairie Pitcher Ashton Bush throws the put-back to First Baseman Jared Miller (17) in the District-10 Semifinal Wednesday night in Iowa City. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.

Falcons fall to Mid-Prairie in District Semi, 6-2 (Part-2)

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West Burlington Second Baseman Drake Day gets the force out against Mid-Prairie in the District-10 Semifinal Wednesday night in Iowa City. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.
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West Burlington Leftfielder Colton Hohenthaner catches a fly ball against Mid-Prairie in the District-10 Semifinal Wednesday night in Iowa City. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.
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West Burlington Catcher Dreyton LaVeine looks to tag Mid-Prairie’s Ryan Miller (9) at the plate in the District-10 Semifinal Wednesday night in Iowa City. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.
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West Burlington Catcher Dreyton LaVeine just misses the tag on Mid-Prairie’s Ryan Miller (9) at the plate in the District-10 Semifinal Wednesday night in Iowa City. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.
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West Burlington Pitcher Daniel Crooks sends one to plate in the District-10 Semifinal Wednesday night in Iowa City. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.
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West Burlington’s Dreyton LaViene makes contact in the District-10 Semifinal Wednesday night in Iowa City. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.
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West Burlington Relief Pitcher Tate Snodgrass retires Mid-Prairie in the seventh inning of the District-10 Semifinal Wednesday night in Iowa City. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.
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West Burlington Relief Pitcher Tate Snodgrass looks to the plate in the seventh inning of the District-10 Semifinal Wednesday night in Iowa City. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.
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West Burlington Second Baseman Drake Day snags an infield fly in the seventh inning of the District-10 Semifinal Wednesday night in Iowa City. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.
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West Burlington Shortstop Jayden Zurita tries to make the play on Mid-Prairie’s Karson Gingerich (5) in the seventh inning of the District-10 Semifinal Wednesday night in Iowa City. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 6-2.

Falcons burned by Comets, 5-4

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West Burlington – Notre Dame teammates show their disappointment after losing to West Liberty in the Regional Semifinal Friday night in West Liberty. West Liberty defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 5-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Right Fielder Adriana Moad (7) catches a West Liberty fly ball in the Regional Semifinal Friday night in West Liberty. West Liberty defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 5-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Third Baseman Madelyn Stutsman (19) catches an infield fly in the Regional Semifinal Friday night in West Liberty. West Liberty defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 5-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Lexy Davis hits the ball in the Regional Semifinal Friday night in West Liberty. West Liberty defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 5-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Second Baseman Alyssa Dameron (10) throws the ball to first base in the Regional Semifinal Friday night in West Liberty. West Liberty defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 5-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Alyssa Dameron (10) celebrates after scoring in the Regional Semifinal Friday night in West Liberty. West Liberty defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 5-4.

Falcons Advance over Hawks, 16-7

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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Maddie Stutsman (19) rounds the bases after hitting a homerun in the first inning of the Regional Quarterfinal with Central Lee Thursday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Central Lee, 16-7.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Maddie Stutsman (19) is congratulated by teammates at the plate after hitting a homerun in the first inning of the Regional Quarterfinal with Central Lee Thursday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Central Lee, 16-7.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Adriana Moad (7) is tagged out after being caught off base by Central Lee First Baseman Andrea Benner (21) in the second inning of the Regional Quarterfinal Thursday night in West Burlington. Moad evaded the tag long enough for her teammate Makenna Davis score at home. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Central Lee, 16-7.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Cassie Powers (12) rounds the bases after hitting a solo homerun in the second inning of the Regional Quarterfinal with Central Lee Thursday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Central Lee, 16-7.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Pitcher Olivia Baker (32) is congratulated by teammates Maddie Stutsman (19) and Lexy Davis (right) after striking out a Central Lee batter in the Regional Quarterfinal Thursday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Central Lee, 16-7.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame First Baseman Cassie Powers (12) secures the out during the Regional Quarterfinal with Central Lee Thursday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Central Lee, 16-7.
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Central Lee’s Andrea Benner (21) is safe at home after West Burlington – Notre Dame Catcher Lexy Davis bobbles the ball during the Regional Quarterfinal with Central Lee Thursday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Central Lee, 16-7.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Catcher Lexy Davis’ fruitlessly pleas with the umpire while Central Lee’s Andrea Benner (21) scores at the plate during the Regional Quarterfinal with Central Lee Thursday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Central Lee, 16-7.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Centerfielder Jashira Baylark (23) catches a fly ball in the fifth inning of the Regional Quarterfinal with Central Lee Thursday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Central Lee, 16-7.

Falcons Top Tigers, 8-4

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West Burlington – Notre Dame Pitcher Adessa Brandenburg (11) throws to the plate against New London Friday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated New London, 8-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Shortstop Makenna Davis (80) tags New London’s Carson McSorley (5) out as she tries to reach second Friday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated New London, 8-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame First Baseman Olivia Baker (32) makes the out on New London Friday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated New London, 8-4.
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New London’s Breanna Mettler (11) rounds the bases after hitting a 2-run homer against West Burlington – Notre Dame Friday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated New London, 8-4.
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New London Leftfielder Carson McSorley (5) catches a WBND fly ball Friday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated New London, 8-4.
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New London Second Baseman Camryn Blint (3) catches a infield fly Friday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated New London, 8-4.
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New London Pitcher Chloe Heitmeier throws to plate against WBND Friday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated New London, 8-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Outfielders Morgan Flowers (left), Jashira Baylark (23), and Adriana Moad (7) joke around during a timeout Friday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated New London, 8-4.
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New London Centerfielder Kara Krieger (15) catches a fly ball Friday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated New London, 8-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Centerfielder Jashira Baylark (23) catches a fly ball Friday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated New London, 8-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame First Baseman Haley Rogers (22) secures the out against New London Friday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated New London, 8-4.

Falcon Defense, Homeruns, doom Lone Tree, 12-4

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West Burlington Centerfielder Daniel Crooks puts another Lone Tree batter in the dugout Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Lone Tree, 12-4.
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West Burlington’s Jayden Zurita smiles after making it home in the fourth inning against Lone Tree Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Lone Tree, 12-4.
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West Burlington’s Colton Hohenthaner (with gloves) is congratulated after hitting a homerun against Lone Tree Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Lone Tree, 12-4.
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West Burlington’s Dreyton LaVeine (11) is congratulated by teammates after hitting a homerun against Lone Tree Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Lone Tree, 12-4.
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West Burlington’s Drake Day (3) is congratulated after hitting a homerun against Lone Tree Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Lone Tree, 12-4.

Falcons Top Lone Tree, 12-4

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West Burlington – Notre Dame senior Jashira Baylark (23) is honored during Senior Night ceremonies at West Burlington Barb Carter Field Tuesday afternoon before the game against Lone Tree.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Jashira Baylark bunts the ball Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Lone Tree, 12-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Catcher Lexy Davis stops a strike thrown by Pitcher Olivia Baker past Lone Tree’s Holly Johnson Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Lone Tree, 12-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Jashira Baylark bunts a high toss by Lone Tree Pitcher Abby Buckman (12) Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Lone Tree, 12-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Makenna Davis hits a single against Lone Tree Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Lone Tree, 12-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Olivia Baker hits a double against Lone Tree Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Lone Tree, 12-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Madelyn Stutsman looks over a Lone Tree pitch Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Lone Tree, 12-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Cassie Powers (12) hits a single off Lone Tree Pitcher Abby Buckman (12) Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Lone Tree, 12-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Lexy Davis looks over a Lone Tree pitch Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Lone Tree, 12-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Pitcher Olivia Baker winds up against Lone Tree Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Lone Tree, 12-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame First Baseman Cassie Powers (12) gets the out against Lone Tree Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Lone Tree, 12-4.

Falcons stop Nikes, 4-2

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West Burlington Shortstop Jayden Zurita (left) tags Notre Dame’s Mitchell Brent trying to steal second Tuesday at West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Notre Dame, 4-2.
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West Burlington Shortstop Jayden Zurita (left) tags Notre Dame’s Adam Johs trying to steal second Tuesday at West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Notre Dame, 4-2.
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West Burlington Shortstop Jayden Zurita (left) catches Notre Dame’s Jay Orth (5) trying to steal second Tuesday at West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Notre Dame, 4-2.
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Notre Dame Third Baseman Adam Johs (2) tags West Burlington’s Jacob Fritz for the out Tuesday at West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Notre Dame, 4-2.
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West Burlington Pitcher Tate Snodgrass is ready to send one to the plate against Notre Dame Tuesday at West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Notre Dame, 4-2.
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Notre Dame Pitcher Nicholas Skerik throws to plate Tuesday at West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Notre Dame, 4-2.
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Notre Dame Right Fielder Easton Williams tries to catch a fly ball Tuesday at West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Notre Dame, 4-2.
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Notre Dame’s Drew Chiprez (1) beats the throw to West Burlington First Baseman Brice Mennen Tuesday at West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Notre Dame, 4-2.
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West Burlington’s Jayden Breuer (4) hits the dirt as Notre Dame Pitcher Nicholas Skerik (12) throws to First Baseman Brady Oleson in an attempt to catch Breuer off base Tuesday at West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Notre Dame, 4-2.
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Notre Dame’s Jay Orth (5) beats the throw to West Burlington First Baseman Brice Mennen Tuesday at West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Notre Dame, 4-2.
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Notre Dame Pitcher Nicholas Skerik throws to plate Tuesday at West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Notre Dame, 4-2.
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Notre Dame First Baseman Brady Oleson secures the out on West Burlington Tuesday at West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Notre Dame, 4-2.
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West Burlington Leftfielder Colton Hohenthaner catches a fly ball Tuesday at West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Notre Dame, 4-2.