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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.

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.

West Burlington – Notre Dame Softball Coach David Oleson breaks school win record.

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West Burlington – Notre Dame Head Coach David Oleson (holding bat) poses with his team after establishing a new all time school win record of 262 wins after defeating IMS, 6-1, Tuesday night in West Burlington. Oleson broke the previous record of 261 wins held by former Coach Barb Carter.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Head Coach David Oleson (holding bat) poses with family members after establishing a new all time school win record of 262 wins after defeating IMS, 6-1, Tuesday night in West Burlington. Oleson broke the previous record of 261 wins held by former Coach Barb Carter.

Falcons Top IMS, 6-1

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IMS Leftfielder Joya Schrock (4) and Centerfielder Rubye Ney (right) collide trying to catch a fly ball Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.
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IMS’ Avery Blauvelt (right) slides safe to second before West Burlington – Notre Dame Second Baseman Alyssa Dameron (left) can make the tag Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Sydney Marlow slides safe at the plate as IMS Pitcher Rachel Miller fails to make the tag Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Adriana Moad is tagged out at home by IMS Catcher Avery Blauvelt Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Pitcher Pitcher Adessa Brandenburg (11) sends the ball to the plate against IMS Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame First Baseman Olivia Baker (32) congratulates Pitcher Adessa Brandenburg (11) Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.

No. 4 BHS Sweeps Falcons, 10-2, 7-3 (Part-1)

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WBND Right Fielder Sydney Marlow catches a Burlington fly ball for an out Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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WBND Second Baseman Alyssa Dameron gathers up an infield fly against Burlington Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington Center Fielder Heather Geiger catches a WBND fly ball Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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WBND First Baseman Olivia Baker gets the out against Burlington Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington First Baseman Gretchen Durbala gets the out against WBND Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington Right Fielder Lydia Allen-Barnes catches a WBND fly ball Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Shortstop Mekenna Davis (left) tags Burlington’s Mia Ruther out at second Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.

No. 4 BHS Sweeps Falcons, 10-2, 7-3 (Part-2)

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West Burlington – Notre Dame Center Fielder Jashira Baylark catches a Burlington fly ball Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington Center Fielder Heather Geiger catches a WBND fly ball Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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WBND Shortstop Makenna Davis catches an infield fly Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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WBND Left Fielder Adessa Brandenburg catches a Burlington fly ball Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington Right Fielder Callie Anderson catches a WBND fly ball Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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WBND Shortstop Makenna Davis catches an infield fly against Burlington Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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WBND’s Adessa Brandenburg (11) rounds the bases after hitting a solo homerun in the second game of a doubleheader with Burlington Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.

No. 4 BHS Sweeps Falcons, 10-2, 7-3 (Part-3)

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Burlington Shortstop Mia Ruther catches an infield fly to end the second game of a doubleheader with West Burlington – Notre Dame Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington Right Fielder Callie Anderson catches a WBND fly ball in the second game of a doubleheader with West Burlington – Notre Dame Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington Shortstop Mia Ruther catches an infield fly in the second game of a doubleheader with West Burlington – Notre Dame Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington Shortstop Mia Ruther catches a fly ball in the second game of a doubleheader with West Burlington – Notre Dame Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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WBND Left Fielder Adessa Brandenburg (11) catches a Burlington fly ball in the second game of a doubleheader with Burlington Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington Second Baseman Bryanna Mehaffy tags WBND’s Madelyn Stutsman (19) out at second base in the second game of a doubleheader with West Burlington – Notre Dame Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington First Baseman Bailey Hanks gets the out against WBND in the second game of a doubleheader with West Burlington – Notre Dame Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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WBND’s Cassie Powers rounds the bases after hitting a solo homerun in the second game of a doubleheader with Burlington Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.

Falcons come from behind to clip Bears, 5-4 (Part-1)

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WBND’s Lexi Davis (8) hugs Madelyn Stutsman after Stutsman hit a walk off double scoring two runs to defeat Danville Friday night in West Burlington, 5-4.
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WBND’s Makenna Davis (80) beats the throw to Danville Catcher Alyssa Pfadenhauer to score the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning on a walk off double by Madelyn Stutsman Friday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Danville, 5-4.
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WBND First Baseman Olivia Baker (32) gets the out against Danville Friday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Danville, 5-4.
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Danville Right Fielder Alyssa Becker (21) catches a fly ball against WBND Friday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Danville, 5-4.
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Danville First Baseman Kelsey Jackson (30) gets the out against WBND Friday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Danville, 5-4.
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WBND Pitcher Adessa Brandenburg (11) sends the ball to the plate against Danville Friday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Danville, 5-4.