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Van Buren Tops WB, 5-2, in District Quarterfinal

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West Burlington sixth-grader Ruby Orr signs the National Anthem before the start of the West Burlington – Van Buren District-10 playoff game at Community Field in Burlington Saturday.
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West Burlington’s Dreyton LaVeine (11) hits the ball against Van Buren Saturday afternoon at Community Field in Burlington. Van Buren topped West Burlington, 5-2, in District-10 quarterfinal.
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Van Buren Right Fielder Wyatt Mertens (1) catches a West Burlington fly ball while Centerfielder Tony Davison (25) provides backup Saturday afternoon at Community Field in Burlington. Van Buren topped West Burlington, 5-2, in District-10 quarterfinal.
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New London edges WB, 1-0

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New London Pitcher Joshua Catala (3) held West Burlington scoreless Thursday in West Burlington. New London downed West Burlington, 1-0.
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New London First Baseman Carter Allen (18) secures an out against West Burlington Thursday in West Burlington. New London downed West Burlington, 1-0.
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West Burlington First Baseman Ty Hill (2) secures an out against New London Thursday in West Burlington. New London downed West Burlington, 1-0.
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New London Centerfielder Shae Summerfield (17) catches a fly ball against West Burlington Thursday in West Burlington. New London downed West Burlington, 1-0.
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New London’s Holvin Catala (6) rounds the bases after hitting a solo homerun in the sixth inning Thursday in West Burlington. New London downed West Burlington, 1-0.
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West Burlington Third Baseman Hayden Vandenberg (16) fields a ground ball against New London Thursday in West Burlington. New London downed West Burlington, 1-0.
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West Burlington Relief Pitcher Gabe Zurita (24) throws against New London Thursday in West Burlington. New London downed West Burlington, 1-0.
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Falcons top Bears at Community Field, 8-3

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West Burlington’s Dreyton LaVeine (11) pitches against Danville Monday night at Community Field in Burlington. West Burlington topped Danville, 8-3.
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West Burlington Centerfielder Tate Nelson (22) catches a Danville fly ball Monday night at Community Field in Burlington. West Burlington topped Danville, 8-3.
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West Burlington’s Ryne Rogers (37) slides safe at second in front of Danville Shortstop Tyler Hartman (17) and Second Baseman Ethan Unzicker (10) Monday night at Community Field in Burlington. West Burlington topped Danville, 8-3.
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Danville Centerfielder Cam Edle (13) catches a West Burlington fly ball Monday night at Community Field in Burlington. West Burlington topped Danville, 8-3.
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West Burlington’s Hayden Vandenberg (16) slides safe on put-back past Danville Second Baseman Ethan Unzicker (10) Monday night at Community Field in Burlington. West Burlington topped Danville, 8-3.
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Danville Pitcher Kolby May (23) throws against West Burlington Monday night at Community Field in Burlington. West Burlington topped Danville, 8-3.
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Lone Tree tops WB in lightning shorten game, 6-0

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West Burlington Leftfielder Riley Ruther (28) catches a Lone Tree fly ball Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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Lone Tree’s Keegan Edwards (5) beats the throw to West Burlington First Baseman Ty Hill (2) Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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West Burlington Right Fielder Tate Nelson (22) catches a Lone Tree fly ball Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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West Burlington Third Baseman Ty Hill (2) tags Lone Tree’s Adam Knock (2) out at third Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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West Burlington Shortstop Jace Figuereo (13) catches an infield fly against Lone Tree Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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West Burlington Leftfielder Riley Ruther (28) catches a Lone Tree fly ball Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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West Burlington Second Baseman Gabe Zurita (24) throws to third to run down Lone Tree’s Xavier Hayes (16) Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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Lone Tree’s Adam Knock (2) slides safe at second beating the throw to West Burlington Second Baseman Gabe Zurita (24) Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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West Burlington Pitcher Ty Hill (2) throws against Lone Tree Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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Falcons top Comets, 4-1

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Bob Christy grooms the infield before the Cardinal – West Burlington baseball game Tuesday in West Burlington.
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West Burlington Pitcher Dreyton LaVeine (11) throws against Cardinal Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Cardinal, 4-1.
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Cardinal Shortstop Blaine Bryant (22) shows the ball after tagging West Burlington’s Riley Ruther (28) out at second Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Cardinal, 4-1.
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West Burlington Shortstop Gabe Zurita (24) fields a Cardinal ground ball Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Cardinal, 4-1.
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West Burlington Centerfielder Kaleb Allen (3) catches a Cardinal fly ball Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Cardinal, 4-1.
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West Burlington Shortstop Gabe Zurita (24) catches an infield fly against Cardinal Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Cardinal, 4-1.
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West Burlington’s Zach Krantz (5) meets with Coach McKasson during a timeout Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Cardinal, 4-1.
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West Burlington Left-fielder Zach Krantz (5) catches a deep fly ball against Cardinal Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Cardinal, 4-1.
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West Burlington Teammates tip their hats to Cardinal after the game Tuesday in West Burlington. Hat tip replaces an after game handshake during the pandemic. West Burlington downed Cardinal, 4-1
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Pekin vs. WB game suspended for lightning

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Pekin’s Brady Latcham (24) slides safe at home through West Burlington Catcher Brady Diewold (20) Friday in West Burlington. Diewold was injured on the play. Game was lightning suspended in the top of fifth inning with Pekin leading West Burlington, 5-1.
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West Burlington Leftfielder Zach Krantz (5) makes the catch before hitting the fence Friday in West Burlington. Game was lightning suspended in the top of fifth inning with Pekin leading West Burlington, 5-1.
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West Burlington Leftfielder Zach Krantz (5) makes the catch before hitting the fence Friday in West Burlington. Game was lightning suspended in the top of fifth inning with Pekin leading West Burlington, 5-1.
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West Burlington’s Jace Figuereo (13) swings at a Pekin pitch Friday in West Burlington. Game was lightning suspended in the top of fifth inning with Pekin leading West Burlington, 5-1.
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West Burlington Right Fielder Tate Nelson (22) dives for a flyball against Pekin Friday in West Burlington. Game was lightning suspended in the top of fifth inning with Pekin leading West Burlington, 5-1.
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West Burlington Centerfielder Kaleb Allen (3) makes the catch against Pekin Friday in West Burlington. Game was lightning suspended in the top of fifth inning with Pekin leading West Burlington, 5-1.
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West Burlington Centerfielder Kaleb Allen (3) makes a diving catch for an out against Pekin Friday in West Burlington. Game was lightning suspended in the top of fifth inning with Pekin leading West Burlington, 5-1.
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Falcons top Van Buren, 8-7

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West Burlington’s Zach Krantz (5) pitches against Van Buren Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington won 8-7 in 9-innings.
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West Burlington Third Baseman Hayden Vandenberg (16) catches an infield fly against Van Buren Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington won 8-7 in 9-innings.
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West Burlington’s Brady Diewold (20) rounds the bases after hitting a 2-run homerun against Van Buren Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington won 8-7 in 9-innings.
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Van Buren Pitcher Tony Davison (25) throws against West Burlington Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington won 8-7 in 9-innings.
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West Burlington’s Gabe Zurita (24) rounds the bases after hitting a 2-run homerun against Van Buren Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington won 8-7 in 9-innings.
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Van Buren’s Treyton Bainbridge (4) rounds the bases after hitting a homerun Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington won 8-7 in 9-innings.
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Nikes dominate Falcons, 17-1

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Notre Dame First Baseman Josh Smith (22) secures the out on West Burlington’s Hayden Vandenberg (16) during the delayed COVID-19 season opener Monday at Winegard Field in Burlington. Falcons fell to Notre Dame, 17-1, in 4-innings.
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Notre Dame’s Nick Skerik (12) pitches against West Burlington during the delayed COVID-19 season opener Monday at Winegard Field in Burlington. Falcons fell to Notre Dame, 17-1, in 4-innings.
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West Burlington’s Hayden Vandenberg (16) pitches against Notre Dame during the delayed COVID-19 season opener Monday at Winegard Field in Burlington. Falcons fell to Notre Dame, 17-1, in 4-innings.
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2020 WB Varsity Baseball

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Front (l-r): Ryne Rogers, Riley Ruther, Kaleb Allen, Tate Nelson. Middle: Will Godar, Ty Hill, Max Slater, Jace Figuereo, Brady Diewold. Back: Head Coach Pat McKasson, Dreyton LaVeine, Hayden Vandenberg, Zach Krantz, Gabe Zurita, Asst. Coach Tim Gall.
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2020 WB JV Baseball

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Front (l-r): Brian Newberry, Noah Race, Kody Allen. Middle: Dalton Hammond, Jack Spencer, Andrew Krantz, Evan Eilers, Zach Webb. Back: Jayden Kirby, Ryne Rogers, Jaevian Crow, Coach Tim Gall. Not pictured: Trevor Howell.