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Day 2 State Softball

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CR Jefferson vs SE Polk/Class 5A Quarterfinal
Cedar Rapids Jefferson, in their 21st appearance had some trouble against Southeast Polk. There was no score in the 6th when the Rams Markee Brown knocked a base hit up the middle,  Southeast Polk lead 1-0.
Southeast Polk would go on to finish the shutout, knocking out Jefferson 2–0.
Kee High vs. Lynville-Sully/Class 1A Quarterfinal
 In Class 1-A, unranked Kee High – at state or just the second time in school history – Kee Hawks got thrown right in to the fire against number 2 Lynnville-Sully. 
But the Kee Hawks didn't blink and struck a big blow in the 4th.  Ellie Heiderscheit with a shot to the wall scores a pair of runs on a triple. Heiderscheit would then score on an overthrow Kee High led 3-0.
And it was more than they needed Kee High pulls the upset 4, nothing.
Ellie Heiderscheit/Kee High Senior
Ellie: "I know that we're a solid team for sure, and I knew this was going to be a hard game coming, but we worked our butts off and it was a great feeling to see us all come together."

AGWSR vs. Bellevue-Marquette/Class 1A Quarterfinal
Keehawks would get the winner of AGWSR and Bellevue Marquette.
 AGWSR struck first in this one,  Ashley Sicard with a deep shot to right center that just misses being a homer.  Olivia Ingledue scores on the sac fly, 1, nothing Cougars.
The Cougars move on 2-0 and they look to improve on last season.
Ashley Sicard/AGWSR Junior
Ashley: "We got 3rd last year, ever in our school history, and now we're trying to bring it above and beyond, and probably get to 1st or 2nd."

Highland vs. St. Ansgar/Class 2A Quarterfinal
In class 2A – top ranked Highland got it done against Saint Ansgar. Highland led 3-0 in the 3rd, Bailey Walsh knocked a base hit up the middle scoring Courtnee Hahn. The Huskies rolled in to the semis winning 5-0.
Cheyann Adamson/Highland Sophomore
Cheyann: "It just feels awesome knowing that it's our first appearance in the state tournament since 2008, and we're just keeping the tradition going."

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