Saturday, January 19, 2019
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Jim Ecker, President & Editor

IABA state tourney set for 2-week run

The top five teams from the Iowa Valley League will play in the Iowa Amateur Baseball Association tournament that begins Saturday.

Fairfax, the regular-season champion, has drawn a No. 1 seed in the  tournament and will face the Allison Cats from the North Iowa League on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Watkins.

The other top seeds in the 12-team tournament are the Quad City 76ers from the Blackhawk Valley League and Osage from the North Iowa League.

Norway, Red Top, Walford and Watkins also will participate in the tournament from the Iowa Valley League. Red Top is the defending state  champions.

Saturday's games will be played at Watkins, Walford and Rock Island  with games at 12, 2, 4 and 6. The tournament will continue Sunday at Walford with games at 12, 2, 4 and 6 as well.

The final weekend of the double-elimination tournament will be held at Norway on Aug. 12 and 13.

At Watkins

12 p.m. - Quad City Cardinals vs Watkins
2 p.m. - Fairfax vs Allison
4 p.m. - Loser G1 vs Loser G2
6 p.m. - Winner G1 vs Winner G2

At Walford

12 p.m. - Norway vs Muscatine Flames
2 p.m. - Osage vs Walford
4 p.m. - Loser G1 vs Loser G2
6 p.m. - Winner G1 vs Winner G2

At Rock Island

12 p.m. - Red Top vs Muscatine Road Runners
2 p.m. - Quad City 76ers vs Calmar
4 p.m. - Loser G1 vs Loser G2
6 p.m. - Winner G1 vs Winner G2



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