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Top Seeded Prairie advances at State Baseball

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t was a pitcher’s duel in Class 4A action as the Cedar Rapids Prairie Hawks toppled the Davenport West Falcons, 1-0 to advance to the semifinals. Both teams combined for just seven hits in the entire game.

Darren Kilpatrick got the ball for Prairie throwing three hitless innings before giving up a two-out single to his counterpart Nettleton in the top of the fourth. He tallied two strikeouts and one walk before exiting the game at the end of the fourth.

Prairie loaded up the bases in the bottom of the sixth with a wild pitch, a walk and a single by Ethan Copeland. Blake Viall crossed the plate on a wild pitch, giving the Hawks a 1-0 lead that they would hold on to for the rest of the game.

Cedar Rapids Prairie will face Waukee on Friday at 5:00 p.m. at Principal Park.

Davenport West ends its season at 22-13.

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