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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.

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 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.

Falcons Win Own Tourney over Wapello and L&M (Part 1)

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Wapello’s Bryce Burmeister (17) hits a pitch from West Burlington Pitcher Colton Hohenthaner Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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Wapello’s Brenton Ross (18) dodges a pitch from West Burlington Pitcher Colton Hohenthaner Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington’s Masin Shullaw (23) hits a Wapello pitch Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington’s Dreyton LaVeine (11) hits a ball from Wapello Pitcher Trace Howard (8) Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington’s Jacob Fritz (22) hits a ball from Wapello Pitcher Trace Howard (8) Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington’s Jayden Breuer (4) hits a ball from Wapello Pitcher Trace Howard (8) Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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Wapello Shortstop Sam Short (right) gets the ball in time to tag out West Burlington’s Daniel Crooks (1) Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.

Falcons Win Own Tourney over Wapello and L&M (Part 2)

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West Burlington First Baseman Brice Mennen snags a low throw for an out against Wapello Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington Leftfielder Colton Hohenthaner (21) catches a Wapello fly ball Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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Wapello Right Fielder Dawson Hoag (10) catches a West Burlington fly ball Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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Wapello Second Baseman Brentin Pallister catches a West Burlington fly ball Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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Wapello Centerfielder Trace Howard (8) catches a West Burlington fly ball Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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Wapello First Baseman Jared Wiley tries to catch a foul ball against West Burlington Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington Pitcher Colton Hohenthaner (21) sends one to the plate against Wapello Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington Pitcher Jayden Zurita (2) has a chat with Catcher Dreyton LaVeine Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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Wapello Shortstop Sam Short catches an infield fly Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.

Falcons Win Own Tourney over Wapello and L&M (Part 3)

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Wapello Leftfielder Aiden Housman catches a West Burlington fly ball Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington Right Fielder Jayden Breuer catches a fly ball Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington Pitcher Jayden Zurita (left) watches as Catcher Dreyton LaVeine looks to make the tag on Wapello’s Mitchell Moore (1) at the plate Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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Wapello Pitcher Joseph Stewart (7) sends one to the plate against West Burlington Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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Conference on the mound. West Burlington Pitcher Jayden Zurita and Catcher Dreyton LaVeine talk it over Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington Centerfielder Daniel Crooks catches a Wapello fly ball Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington’s Colton Hohenthaner (21) hits a ball from Wapello Pitcher Aiden Housmen (20) Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington’s Austin Mixer (52) hits a ball from Wapello Pitcher Logan Belzer (2) Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.

WB downs L&M, 16-10 (Part 1)

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L&M’s Karson Cantrell (15) makes contact on a Jacob Fritz pitch Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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L&M’s Brandon Burmiester (17) makes contact on a Jacob Fritz pitch Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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WB’s Jayden Zurita looks over a Zach Bieri pitch Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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WB’s Masin Shullaw (23) hits a Zach Bieri pitch Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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WB’s Jacob Fritz (22) hits a grounder against L&M Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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WB’s Dreyton LaVeine (11) hits a Zach Bieri pitch Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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WB’s Colton Hohenthaner (21) hits a Zach Bieri pitch Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.

WB downs L&M, 16-10 (Part 2)

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WB’s Brice Mennen (27) hits a Zach Bieri pitch Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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L&M Centerfielder CJ Sturms makes a diving catch on a fly ball against West Burlington Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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West Burlington’s Colton Hohenthaner slides safe at second in front of L&M Shortstop Austin Leopard Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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West Burlington First Baseman Brice Mennen (27) makes the out against L&M Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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West Burlington Shortstop Jayden Zurita grabs a line drive against L&M Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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L&M Shortstop Austin Leopard tags WB’s Daniel Crooks out at second Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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West Burlington Catcher Jayden Zurita tags L&M’s Keaton Velez (5) out at the plate Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.

WB Varsity Baseball 2017

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Front (l-r): Colby Schenk, Cordell Scarborough.
Second: Dalton Machholz, Dylan McElderry, Kody Sargeant, Zack Krantz, Bret Masters, Hunter Reich.
Third: Tate Nelson, Riley Ruther, Taylor Martin, Austin Mixer, Tyler Dameron
Back: Coach Ethan Siebers, Jonah Fritz, Riley Etchison, Will Godar, Brice Mennen.