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Falcons Fall to Wapello, 2-0

Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington Shortstop Jayden Zurita reaches to catch a line drive and then steps on second base for a double play against Wapello in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
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West Burlington Shortstop Jayden Zurita reaches to catch a line drive and then steps on second base for a double play against Wapello in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington’s Masin Shullaw slides safe to second beating the tag by Wapello Shortstop Sam Short in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
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West Burlington’s Masin Shullaw slides safe to second beating the tag by Wapello Shortstop Sam Short in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington Pitcher Drake Day sends the ball to the plate against Wapello in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
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West Burlington Pitcher Drake Day sends the ball to the plate against Wapello in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
Photo by Dan Hockett Wapello Shortstop Sam Short gets the force out at second against West Burlington in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
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Wapello Shortstop Sam Short gets the force out at second against West Burlington in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington Centerfielder Daniel Crooks makes a running catch for the out against Wapello in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
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West Burlington Centerfielder Daniel Crooks makes a running catch for the out against Wapello in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington First Baseman Cam Guihan catches a popup foul ball for the out against Wapello in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
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West Burlington First Baseman Cam Guihan catches a popup foul ball for the out against Wapello in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
Photo by Dan Hockett Wapello Third Baseman Logan Belzer (20) tags West Burlington’s Masin Shullaw out at third in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
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Wapello Third Baseman Logan Belzer (20) tags West Burlington’s Masin Shullaw out at third in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington Right Fielder Kincaid Mitchell makes the catch against Wapello in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
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West Burlington Right Fielder Kincaid Mitchell makes the catch against Wapello in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
Photo by Dan Hockett Wapello Pitcher Adrian Lanz throws against West Burlington in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
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Wapello Pitcher Adrian Lanz throws against West Burlington in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
Photo by Dan Hockett Wapello Right fielder Clayton Meeker makes the catch against West Burlington in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.
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Wapello Right fielder Clayton Meeker makes the catch against West Burlington in the Class 2A District-10 quarterfinal Saturday night in Wapello. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 2-0.

Falcons Split with Mt. Pleasant, 10-9, 8-18

Photo by Dan Hockett Senior night at the ballpark. West Burlington Head Coach Pat McKasson congratulates senior Cam Guihan (8) between games with Mt. Pleasant Wednesday night in West Burlington.
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Senior night at the ballpark. West Burlington Head Coach Pat McKasson congratulates senior Cam Guihan (8) between games with Mt. Pleasant Wednesday night in West Burlington.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington honors four senior players at their last home game Wednesday night in West Burlington. Senior ballplayers from left are Cam Guihan, Kincaid Mitchell, Drew Pence, and Conner Hand.
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West Burlington honors four senior players at their last home game Wednesday night in West Burlington. Senior ballplayers from left are Cam Guihan, Kincaid Mitchell, Drew Pence, and Conner Hand.
Photo by Dan Hockett Mt. Pleasant’s Chase Lamm (2) slides safe at second ahead of the throw to West Burlington Second Baseman Masin Shullaw during the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington split the doubleheader with Mt. Pleasant, 10-9, 8-18.
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Mt. Pleasant’s Chase Lamm (2) slides safe at second ahead of the throw to West Burlington Second Baseman Masin Shullaw during the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington split the doubleheader with Mt. Pleasant, 10-9, 8-18.
Photo by Dan Hockett Mt. Pleasant Second Baseman Trace White (1) looks to first for a double play after the force out of West Burlington’s Austin Mixer during the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington split the doubleheader with Mt. Pleasant, 10-9, 8-18.
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Mt. Pleasant Second Baseman Trace White (1) looks to first for a double play after the force out of West Burlington’s Austin Mixer during the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington split the doubleheader with Mt. Pleasant, 10-9, 8-18.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington First Baseman Cam Guihan makes the play against Mt. Pleasant during the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington split the doubleheader with Mt. Pleasant, 10-9, 8-18.
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West Burlington First Baseman Cam Guihan makes the play against Mt. Pleasant during the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington split the doubleheader with Mt. Pleasant, 10-9, 8-18.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington Shortstop Jayden Zurita runs into the outfield to make the catch against Mt. Pleasant during the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington split the doubleheader with Mt. Pleasant, 10-9, 8-18.
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West Burlington Shortstop Jayden Zurita runs into the outfield to make the catch against Mt. Pleasant during the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington split the doubleheader with Mt. Pleasant, 10-9, 8-18.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington’s Jayden Zurita smiles after hitting a homerun in the third inning against Mt. Pleasant during the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington split the doubleheader with Mt. Pleasant, 10-9, 8-18.
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West Burlington’s Jayden Zurita smiles after hitting a homerun in the third inning against Mt. Pleasant during the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington split the doubleheader with Mt. Pleasant, 10-9, 8-18.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington’s Drake Day rounds the bases after hitting a homerun in the fourth inning against Mt. Pleasant during the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington split the doubleheader with Mt. Pleasant, 10-9, 8-18.
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West Burlington’s Drake Day rounds the bases after hitting a homerun in the fourth inning against Mt. Pleasant during the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington split the doubleheader with Mt. Pleasant, 10-9, 8-18.
Photo by Dan Hockett Mt. Pleasant Second Baseman Trace White gets the force out against West Burlington during the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington split the doubleheader with Mt. Pleasant, 10-9, 8-18.
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Mt. Pleasant Second Baseman Trace White gets the force out against West Burlington during the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington split the doubleheader with Mt. Pleasant, 10-9, 8-18.

Nikes Top Falcons, 3-1

Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington Second Baseman Masin Shullaw tags Notre Dame’s Owen Yacko out as he tries to steal second in the fifth inning Thursday night in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
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West Burlington Second Baseman Masin Shullaw tags Notre Dame’s Owen Yacko out as he tries to steal second in the fifth inning Thursday night in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington Centerfielder Daniel Crooks (1) catches the flyball with Leftfielder Colton Hohenthaner (left) backing him up Thursday night against Notre Dame in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
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West Burlington Centerfielder Daniel Crooks (1) catches the flyball with Leftfielder Colton Hohenthaner (left) backing him up Thursday night against Notre Dame in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett A high throw brings Notre Dame First Baseman Connor Delaney off the bag just long enough to allow West Burlington’s Colton Hohenthaner to be safe Thursday night in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
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A high throw brings Notre Dame First Baseman Connor Delaney off the bag just long enough to allow West Burlington’s Colton Hohenthaner to be safe Thursday night in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame Centerfielder Owen Yacko gets the out against West Burlington Thursday night in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
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Notre Dame Centerfielder Owen Yacko gets the out against West Burlington Thursday night in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame’s Spencer Ferguson steals second as West Burlington Second Baseman Masin Shullaw corrals a high throw Thursday night in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
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Notre Dame’s Spencer Ferguson steals second as West Burlington Second Baseman Masin Shullaw corrals a high throw Thursday night in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame Second Baseman Jay Orth makes the play against West Burlington Thursday night in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
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Notre Dame Second Baseman Jay Orth makes the play against West Burlington Thursday night in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington Pitcher Drake Day winds up before sending the ball to the plate against Notre Dame Thursday night in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
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West Burlington Pitcher Drake Day winds up before sending the ball to the plate against Notre Dame Thursday night in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame’s Xander Williams slides safe in to second when West Burlington Second Baseman Drew Pence drops the ball in the sixth inning at West Burlington. Game was moved to West Burlington in the sixth inning after a power outage at Notre Dame’s field Thursday night in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
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Notre Dame’s Xander Williams slides safe in to second when West Burlington Second Baseman Drew Pence drops the ball in the sixth inning at West Burlington. Game was moved to West Burlington in the sixth inning after a power outage at Notre Dame’s field Thursday night in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame Second Baseman Jay Orth get the tag out on West Burlington’s Austin Mixer (52) in the sixth inning at West Burlington. Game was moved to West Burlington in the sixth inning after a power outage at Notre Dame’s field Thursday night in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.
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Notre Dame Second Baseman Jay Orth get the tag out on West Burlington’s Austin Mixer (52) in the sixth inning at West Burlington. Game was moved to West Burlington in the sixth inning after a power outage at Notre Dame’s field Thursday night in Burlington. Notre Dame defeated West Burlington, 3-1.

Falcons Fall to Wapello, 5-1

Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington Pitcher Tate Snodgrass sends one to the plate against Wapello in the West Burlington Tourney Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 5-1.
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West Burlington Pitcher Tate Snodgrass sends one to the plate against Wapello in the West Burlington Tourney Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 5-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington’s Masin Shullaw rounds the bases after hitting a homerun as the first batter against Wapello in the West Burlington Tourney Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 5-1.
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West Burlington’s Masin Shullaw rounds the bases after hitting a homerun as the first batter against Wapello in the West Burlington Tourney Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 5-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett Wapello Pitcher Clayton Meeker throws against West Burlington in the West Burlington Tourney Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 5-1.
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Wapello Pitcher Clayton Meeker throws against West Burlington in the West Burlington Tourney Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 5-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett Wapello First Baseman Trenton Massner makes the play against West Burlington’s Masin Shullaw in the West Burlington Tourney Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 5-1.
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Wapello First Baseman Trenton Massner makes the play against West Burlington’s Masin Shullaw in the West Burlington Tourney Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 5-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett Wapello’s Trace Howard (8) celebrates with his teammates after hitting a homerun against West Burlington in the West Burlington Tourney Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 5-1.
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Wapello’s Trace Howard (8) celebrates with his teammates after hitting a homerun against West Burlington in the West Burlington Tourney Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 5-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett Wapello First Baseman Trenton Massner makes the play against West Burlington Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 5-1.
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Wapello First Baseman Trenton Massner makes the play against West Burlington Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. Wapello defeated West Burlington, 5-1.

Falcons down Holy Trinity, 6-2

Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington Centerfielder Daniel Crooks (1) makes the catch just before colliding with Right fielder Kincaid Mitchell against Holy Trinity in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
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West Burlington Centerfielder Daniel Crooks (1) makes the catch just before colliding with Right fielder Kincaid Mitchell against Holy Trinity in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington’s Daniel Crooks steals second before the throw to Holy Trinity Second Baseman Ben Tinguely in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
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West Burlington’s Daniel Crooks steals second before the throw to Holy Trinity Second Baseman Ben Tinguely in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington Pitcher Jacob Fritz throws against Holy Trinity in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
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West Burlington Pitcher Jacob Fritz throws against Holy Trinity in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington Leftfielder Colton Hohenthaner gets the out against Holy Trinity in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
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West Burlington Leftfielder Colton Hohenthaner gets the out against Holy Trinity in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington’s Dreyton LaVeine celebrates after hitting a homerun against Holy Trinity in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
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West Burlington’s Dreyton LaVeine celebrates after hitting a homerun against Holy Trinity in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington First Baseman Cameron Guihan makes the tag against Holy Trinity in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
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West Burlington First Baseman Cameron Guihan makes the tag against Holy Trinity in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington’s Drake Day celebrates after hitting a homerun against Holy Trinity in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
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West Burlington’s Drake Day celebrates after hitting a homerun against Holy Trinity in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington’s Kincaid Mitchell slides safe at second in front of Holy Trinity Second Baseman Ben Tinguely in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
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West Burlington’s Kincaid Mitchell slides safe at second in front of Holy Trinity Second Baseman Ben Tinguely in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington Centerfielder Daniel Crooks makes the out against Holy Trinity in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.
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West Burlington Centerfielder Daniel Crooks makes the out against Holy Trinity in the first game of West Burlington Tournament Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. WB defeated HTC, 6-2.

Falcons Clip Tigers, 2-1

Photo by Dan Hockett New London Leftfielder Blake Nehring makes a diving catch in the third inning on a ball hit by West Burlington’s Kincaid Mitchell Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated New London, 2-1.
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New London Leftfielder Blake Nehring makes a diving catch in the third inning on a ball hit by West Burlington’s Kincaid Mitchell Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated New London, 2-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington’s Daniel Crooks (in helmet) beats the tag by New London Shortstop Isaac McSorley in the third inning Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated New London, 2-1.
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West Burlington’s Daniel Crooks (in helmet) beats the tag by New London Shortstop Isaac McSorley in the third inning Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated New London, 2-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett New London Catcher tags West Burlington’s Jayden Zurita out at home in the fifth inning Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated New London, 2-1.
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New London Catcher tags West Burlington’s Jayden Zurita out at home in the fifth inning Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated New London, 2-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington Pitcher Tate Snodgrass pitched all seven innings for the Falcons to take the win over New London Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated New London, 2-1.
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West Burlington Pitcher Tate Snodgrass pitched all seven innings for the Falcons to take the win over New London Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated New London, 2-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington’s Kincaid Mitchell makes contact in the second inning against New London Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated New London, 2-1.
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West Burlington’s Kincaid Mitchell makes contact in the second inning against New London Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated New London, 2-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett New London Second Baseman Sam Loyd makes the tag for an out against West Burlington Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated New London, 2-1.
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New London Second Baseman Sam Loyd makes the tag for an out against West Burlington Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated New London, 2-1.
Photo by Dan Hockett New London’s Jordan Riley shows his despair after being put out at third for the final out against West Burlington Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated New London, 2-1.
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New London’s Jordan Riley shows his despair after being put out at third for the final out against West Burlington Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated New London, 2-1.