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Falcons win Regional Quarterfinal, 6-1

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West Burlington – Notre Dame Catcher Lexy Davis tags Central Lee’s Anna Krehbiel (10) out at the plate during the regional quarterfinal game against Central Lee Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington- Notre Dame defeated Central Lee, 6-1, and will advance to regional semifinal against Albia in Albia Friday.
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West Burlington- Notre Dame’s Natalie Vandenberg makes contact against Central Lee during the regional quarterfinal game against Central Lee Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington- Notre Dame defeated Central Lee, 6-1, and will advance to regional semifinal against Albia in Albia Friday.
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West Burlington- Notre Dame’s Haley Rogers and Head Coach David Oleson discuss batting strategy during the regional quarterfinal game against Central Lee Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington- Notre Dame defeated Central Lee, 6-1, and will advance to regional semifinal against Albia in Albia Friday.
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West Burlington- Notre Dame’s Morgan Flowers makes contact against Central Lee during the regional quarterfinal game against Central Lee Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington- Notre Dame defeated Central Lee, 6-1, and will advance to regional semifinal against Albia in Albia Friday.
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West Burlington- Notre Dame Second Baseman Molly Johnson (2) catches a Central Lee popup during the regional quarterfinal game against Central Lee Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington- Notre Dame defeated Central Lee, 6-1, and will advance to regional semifinal against Albia in Albia Friday.
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West Burlington- Notre Dame’s Lexy Davis gets a hit against Central Lee during the regional quarterfinal game against Central Lee Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington- Notre Dame defeated Central Lee, 6-1, and will advance to regional semifinal against Albia in Albia Friday.

WBND Falcons 2018 SEISC-South Champions

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West Burlington – Notre Dame Falcons are 2018 Southeast Iowa Super Conference – South Division Champions with a 10-0 conference record.
Front (l-r): Reagan Engberg, Morgan Flowers, Lexy Davis, Haley Rogers, Kenna Davis, Ilianna Murphy.
Back: Asst. Coach Courtney Coffin, Sydney Marlow, Natalie Vandenberg, Madelyn Stutsman, Molly Johnson, Addy Kellen, Olivia Baker, Raven Messamaker, Head Coach David Oleson.

Falcons seal SEI Super Conference – South Championship

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West Burlington – Notre Dame Catcher Lexy Davis tags New London’s Sydni Coleman (6) out at home Friday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated New London, 6-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Centerfielder Addy Kellen (9) makes a diving catch on a New London fly ball Friday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated New London, 6-0.
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New London Second Baseman Camryn Blint (3) catches an infield fly against West Burlington – Notre Dame Friday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated New London, 6-0.
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New London’s Kara Krieger (15) is safe at first after West Burlington – Notre Dame Second Baseman Reagan Engberg struggles to corral the ball Friday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated New London, 6-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Centerfielder Addy Kellen (9) catches a New London fly ball Friday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated New London, 6-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Second Baseman Reagan Engberg stretches to catch a fly ball against New London Friday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated New London, 6-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Kenna Davis (80) beats the throw at home to New London Catcher Layney Loyd Friday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated New London, 6-0.
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New London’s Claire Jones (2) and Marah Hartrick (4) dance to the music between inning Friday night in West Burlington.
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New London Centerfielder Kara Krieger (15) catches a Falcon fly ball for the out Friday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated New London, 6-0.
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New London First Baseman Breanna Mettler (11) gets the out against WBND’s Sydney Marlow (42) Friday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated New London, 6-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Centerfielder Addy Kellen (9) catches a New London fly ball Friday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated New London, 6-0.
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New London Second Baseman Camryn Blint (3) gets the out at first against WBND Friday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated New London, 6-0.
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New London Right Fielder Sofie Reighard (8) snags a fly ball against WBND Friday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated New London, 6-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame First Baseman Kenna Davis secures the last out of the game against New London to seal the Southeast Iowa Super Conference – South Championship for West Burlington – Notre Dame Friday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated New London, 6-0.

Falcons split with Panthers, 14-4, 2-10

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West Burlington – Notre Dame Second Baseman Reagan Engberg (23) catches an infield fly against Mt. Pleasant Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND split with Mt. Pleasant, winning the first game 14-4 before dropping the second game 2-10.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Morgan Flowers (right) scores a run beating the throw to Mt. Pleasant Catcher Savana Walls Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND split with Mt. Pleasant, winning the first game 14-4 before dropping the second game 2-10.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Kenna Davis (80) is congratulated by her teammates after hitting a homerun against Mt. Pleasant Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND split with Mt. Pleasant, winning the first game 14-4 before dropping the second game 2-10.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Pitcher Ilianna Murphy (12) sends the ball to the plate in the second game against Mt. Pleasant Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND split with Mt. Pleasant, winning the first game 14-4 before dropping the second game 2-10.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Teammates lineup after introductions and wait for the playing of the national anthem before the first game against Mt. Pleasant Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington.
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Mt. Pleasant’s Chi Glaha (17) slides safe at second beating the throw to West Burlington – Notre Dame Shortstop Sydney Marlow Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND split with Mt. Pleasant, winning the first game 14-4 before dropping the second game 2-10.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Centerfielder Addy Kellen (9) catches a Mt. Pleasant fly ball Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND split with Mt. Pleasant, winning the first game 14-4 before dropping the second game 2-10.

Falcons down Bears, 5-4

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Danville Centerfielder Kaley Eisenmann (12) gathers up a Falcon fly ball Monday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND defeated Danville, 5-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Centerfielder Addyson Kellen (9) catches a Danville fly ball deep to Center Monday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND defeated Danville, 5-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Shortstop Sydney Marlow (42) is set to tag Danville’s Sarah Cross (16) out at second Monday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND defeated Danville, 5-4.
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Danville Second Baseman Isabella Smith (10) catches a WBND popup Monday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND defeated Danville, 5-4.
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Danville Leftfielder Alyssa Becker (21) throws the ball back in after fielding hopping grounder Monday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND defeated Danville, 5-4.
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Danville First Baseman Kelsey Jackson fields an infield popup against WBND Monday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND defeated Danville, 5-4.
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The throw was just a nanosecond too late for Danville First Baseman Kelsey Jackson (30) to put West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Sydney Marlow (42) out at first Monday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND defeated Danville, 5-4.
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Danville Rightfielder Karleigh Meller (23) secures the out on a Falcon fly ball Monday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND defeated Danville, 5-4.
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Danville Shortstop Sarah Cross (16) checks the base runners after catching a Falcon popup Monday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND defeated Danville, 5-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame First Baseman Kenna Davis gets the out against Danville Monday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND defeated Danville, 5-4.
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Danville Leftfielder Alyssa Becker (21) catches a fly ball against WBND Monday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND defeated Danville, 5-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Shortstop Sydney Marlow (42) makes a running catch on a Danville fly ball in the seventh inning Monday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND defeated Danville, 5-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Shortstop Sydney Marlow (42) makes a running catch on a Danville fly ball in the seventh inning Monday afternoon in West Burlington. WBND defeated Danville, 5-4.

Falcons clip Comets in 10-innings, 3-2

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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Addyson Kellen (9) and teammate Raven Messamaker (5) celebrate after Kellen scored to win the game in 10th-inning against Cardinal Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Cardinal, 3-2, in 10-innings.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Addyson Kellen (9) slides safe at home ahead of the tag by Cardinal Catcher Maddie Cloke to win the game for the Falcons in the 10th-inning Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Cardinal, 3-2, in 10-innings.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Molly Johnson (2) checks signals with Head Coach Dave Oleson before stepping in to the batter’s box against Cardinal Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Cardinal, 3-2, in 10-innings.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Morgan Flowers (37) makes contact Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Cardinal, 3-2, in 10-innings.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Leftfielder Morgan Flowers (37) catches a Cardinal fly ball hit deep to left field Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Cardinal, 3-2, in 10-innings.
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Cardinal Third Baseman Rachel Lewman (5) tags West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Olivia Baker (32) out at third Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Cardinal, 3-2, in 10-innings.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Shortstop Sydney Marlow (42) tags Cardinal’s Riley Bears (12) out at second Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Cardinal, 3-2, in 10-innings.
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Cardinal Shortstop Caitlyn Reber (10) tags West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Sydney Marlow out at second Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Cardinal, 3-2, in 10-innings.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Sydney Marlow (42) beats the throw at first to Cardinal Second Baseman Lydia Moses (98) Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Cardinal, 3-2, in 10-innings.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame First Baseman Kenna Davis (80) secures an out at first against Cardinal Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Cardinal, 3-2, in 10-innings.
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Cardinal’s Ashlee Strong (11) slides safe at home beating the tag by West Burlington – Notre Dame Catcher Lexy Davis Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Cardinal, 3-2, in 10-innings.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Shortstop Sydney Marlow (42) nabs an infield fly for an out against Cardinal Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Cardinal, 3-2, in 10-innings.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Madelyn Stutsman (19) is tagged out at second by Cardinal Shortstop Caitlyn Reber (10) Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Cardinal, 3-2, in 10-innings.

Panthers top Falcons, 10-4

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West Burlington – Notre Dame Second Baseman Molly Johnson (2) catches a Pekin fly ball Friday night in West Burlington. Pekin defeated WBND, 10-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Shortstop Sydney Marlow (42) makes the play at second on a sliding Cate Roth (15) from Pekin Friday night in West Burlington. Pekin defeated WBND, 10-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Lexy Davis is all smiles after hitting a homerun against Pekin Friday night in West Burlington. Pekin defeated WBND, 10-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Left Fielder Morgan Flowers makes the catch on a Pekin fly ball Friday night in West Burlington. Pekin defeated WBND, 10-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Coach Courtney Coffin (right) chats with her pitcher Olivia Baker (32) during a timeout Friday night in West Burlington. Pekin defeated WBND, 10-4.
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Pekin’s Zoey Wright (23) slides safe at second under West Burlington – Notre Dame Shortstop Sydney Marlow (42) Friday night in West Burlington. Pekin defeated WBND, 10-4.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Madelyn Stutsman (19) is safe at first with a little body English help from Assistant Coach Lynette Van Scoy after Pekin First Baseman Ellie Ledger (16) dropped the ball Friday night in West Burlington. Pekin defeated WBND, 10-4.

Falcons down Warriors, 8-2

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West Burlington – Notre Dame Leftfielder Morgan Flowers (37) catches a Van Buren fly ball for the out Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Van Buren, 8-2.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Catcher Lexy Davis tags Van Buren’s Hannah Heiserman (14) out at the plate Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Van Buren, 8-2.
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Van Buren Third Baseman Isabel Manning (4) tags WBND’s Raven Messamaker out at third Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Van Buren, 8-2.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Shortstop Sydney Marlow (42) catches an infield popup against Van Buren Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Van Buren, 8-2.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Second Baseman Molly Johnson (2) tries to catch a Van Buren popup Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Van Buren, 8-2.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Catcher Lexy Davis tags Van Buren’s Morgan Croft (5) out at the plate Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Van Buren, 8-2.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Catcher Lexy Davis checks the other base runners after tagging Van Buren’s Morgan Croft (5) out at the plate Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Van Buren, 8-2.
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Van Buren First Baseman Shayna Sprinkle gets the out against WBND’s Raven Messamaker Tuesday night in West Burlington. WBND defeated Van Buren, 8-2.