Dowling Catholic dominates at Urbandale Cross Country meet

IMG_5634Dowling. Dowling. Indianola. Urbandale. Dowling. Urbandale. Dowling. Indianola. Dowling. Dowling. Dowling. Dowling. Dow…..

So read the results of the Urbandale Invite Cross Country Meet on Saturday, Sept. 2. That would be how to win a cross country meet. All five of the Dowling scoring runners finished in the top-10 overall. Twenty-four points, halving the next-placed team: Indianola with 53 points. Urbandale finished shortly behind with 57 points. But the boys of Dowling Catholic put their stamp on, not only the meet, but on the season as well, the slowest of the top five running a top-25 time in the state for this year.


Urbandale, Indianola, Iowa City West and Ankeny all have multiple runners in the top-25, but not all five. Only Pleasant Valley comes close with five boys running as fast or faster than the fifth Dowling runner.

Many of these teams will meet at the Marshalltown Invite this Thursday, Sept. 8 when 23 teams, including seven of the top-10 ranked teams battling through the corn fields and prairie grasses on the hilly Marshalltown Community College course.

IMG_5550The Dowling girls also came away with a victory as sophomore Kelsey Schweizer beating Roosevelt’s Isabel Buchan to the line. Urbandale’s Avery Peterson was third with Dowling runners knocking off the next three places with another ubiquitous name: Flood. Molly Flood, younger sister of state and NCAA champion Katie Flood, finished fourth only 17 seconds behind Scheizer.

Finishing ninth overall, Dowling’s fifth runner gave them a low score of 25. Roosevelt scored all five runners in the top-20, giving them a team score of 61 and Urbandale scored 71 to take third. Like the boys, many of the top teams will face off in Marshalltown on Thursday. Top-ranked Johnston will be hosting a metro-area meet at Camp Dodge and will be challenged by the likes of Indianola, Pella Christian and many of the metro schools.

Girls top 10
1. Kelsey Schwizer, Dowling, 20:13
2. Isabel Buchanan, Roosevelt, 20:17
3. Avery Peterson, Urbandale, 20:25
4. Molly Flood, Dowling, 20:30
5. Elzerie VanDyke, Dowling, 20:36
6. Kate Timboe, Dowling, 20:37
7. Jadyn Forbes, Indianola, 20:38
8. Grace Berg, Indianola, 20:42
9. Sydnee Miller, Dowling, 20:53
10. Megan Flemming, Roosevelt, 21:00

Boys top 10

1. Matt Fraizer, Dowling, 16:17
2. Matthew Carmody, Dowling, 16:18
3. Seth Nostrala, Indianola, 16:36
4. Drake Henrichs, Urbandale, 16:38
5. Jack Fink, Dowling, 16:40
6 Payton Marrs, Urbandale, 16:46
7. Kevin Conner, Dowling, 17:06
8. Quentin Linnan, Indianola, 17:10
9. Thomas Bussey, Dowling, 17:11.5
10. Niall Moore, Dowling, 17:11.8

Story and photos by David Mable.

Valley/Dowling meet in the pool this week

Two 2015 top-20 teams meet for an early season swim meet in a battle of west-side rivals: Valley and Dowling Catholic.

Valley, led by Head Coach Shawn DeBoef and Diving Coach Alix Lifka-Reselman, returns a large contingent of varsity swimmers as seniors: Rachel Anfinson, Badelyn Bodin, Grace Brady, Emily Carroll, Cailee and Caitlin Mills, Genny Wycoff and Emily Wilson and diver Elizabeth Davidson for solid scoring potential and strong relay teams.

IMG_8474Dowling Catholic, led by Head Coach Ms. Frankie Hanson and Diving Coach Ms. Saundy Joos, returns seniors Alicia Bump, Anne Gradoville, Haley Egan, Megan Lilly who will lead the team in freestyle events, Anushi Wijayagunaratne and her solid ‘fly and Alexis Danner in diving.

Both teams will look forward to testing a new crop of freshmen who are as of yet untested in high school competition. A core of sophomores and juniors fill out both squads. 

This long-standing rivalry meet is a favorite of both teams and athletes often swim and dive beyond their expectations doing their best to earn points. This years meet is held at the Dowling High School pool and begins at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1.

No. 2 Centennial stuns No. 1 Johnston in early volleyball match-up

By John Naughton, Des Moines Register
August 30, 2016

636081929182146879-Cent-v-Johnston-VB-KK-01Ankeny Centennial’s volleyball team didn’t require many rallies while winning back-to-back state championships.

On Tuesday, the Jaguars needed one. And they got it.

No. 2 Centennial bounced back from an 0-2 deficit to stun No. 1 Johnston 24-26, 19-25, 25-22, 25-16, 15-6 at the Centennial gym.

The Jaguars graduated several key players from the Class 5A state title squads. Libero Kylee Macke, who had a match-best 30 digs, said her team has developed into something special over the summer. Tuesday’s victory proved it.

“We kind of found out about what kind of volleyball we can really play,” Macke said.

Johnston (3-2) opened the season with one of the most talented lineups in the state. Centennial’s Kenna Sauer said the pressure was on the Dragons on Tuesday.

636081929200398996-Cent-v-Johnston-VB-KK-04“They had the target on their backs, we didn’t,” Sauer said.

Hard work over the summer helped Centennial improve before the season.

“At first, it wasn’t so smooth,” Sauer said. “We knew it was not going to come easy.”

The Dragons roared to a 2-0 lead, led by All-Iowa middle hitter Taryn Knuth, who had 18 kills.

Centennial (5-1) went to a two-setter configuration in the third set.

“It changed our momentum a lot,” Macke said.

Centennial’s Sauer and Olivia Sandquist combined for 24 kills in the match, and freshman Devyn Robinson sparked the defense, with eight block assists and three solo blocks.

Johnston rallied from a 21-10 deficit in the third set, cutting the margin to three points, but Centennial escaped.

Centennial used a six-point run in the fourth set to force a match-decided fifth frame.

“We played really well the first two sets,” Johnston coach Rick Brooks said. “We were about a 180-degree (turnaround) in that fourth one.”

Knuth led Johnston with nine blocks. Regan Nesheim had 12 kills. Claire Nesheim added 12 digs.

Centennial was missing outside hitter Ari Winters, who is recovering from an arm injury. She’s expected to return to the team.

“We’re only going to get better,” Macke said.

NOTE: will be covering the Iowa Girls State Volleyball Tournament from Cedar Rapids this November 8-11 with live streaming of games, photos, interviews and more. 

This article was used with permission: The Des Moines Register. By John Naughton, Photos by Kelsey Kremer/The Register.

A look inside: Urbandale J-Hawks


By R.H. Slaughter

WAUKEE vs URBANDALE Football Waukee's Drew Johnson gives it his all to bring down Urbandale's Jevon Burnside during the Urbandale vs Waukee football game held at Urbandale Friday night. (Conrad Schmidt/Special to the Register)

Waukee’s Drew Johnson gives it his all to bring down Urbandale’s Jevon Burnside during the Urbandale vs Waukee football game held at Urbandale Friday night. (Conrad Schmidt/Special to the Register)

After qualifying for the playoffs in 2015, the Urbandale J-Hawks know that much more is expected if they are to get back to the playoffs. A 6-4 record this season will not make the cut. The IAHSAA has reduced the post-season field from 32 back to 16 this year for all classes.

With 10 returning starters (5 each on offense and defense), the J-Hawks face a tough non-district schedule to kick off the 2016 campaign (Waukee, @ Dowling Catholic, Johnston).

Senior George Reis returns at quarterback (55-108, 9 ints, 12 TDs), while Tavien Gardner and Jevon Burnside will become the featured running backs. Both of them replaces graduating seniors Vernon Chetham and Alex Newberg. Reis, Gardner and Burnside has combined 14 touchdowns and over 1,000 yards rushing last fall. Blake Lange is back at receiver (22-590, 6 TDs).  Gardner will be called upon to help out at receiver, as junior Brennan Kennedy (5-68, 1 TD) will have a larger role in the receiving corp.

On defense, junior Erik Milewsky returns with 64 total tackles to lead the J-Hawks, with seniors Nate Stolze, Derek Mowrey, Turner Ellis, and junior Chris Miller with over 20 total tackles individually. Stolze leads the team with 3 interceptions last fall.

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Class/Districts: 4A, District 3

2015 Record: 6-4 overall, 4-1 districts

Head Coach: Sam Anderson

Playoffs: lost to Council Bluffs Lewis Central, 21-10, in the first round.

Returning starters names/position on Defense: 5 Erik Milewsky, Nate Stolze, Derek Mowrey, Turner Ellis, Chris Miller

Returning starters names/position on Offense: 5 George Reis, Jevon Burnside, Tavien Gardner, Blake Lange

Returning Letterwinners: 28

Any athletes being recruited or interested in playing at the next level? Any commits already in your sport or another one?  Numerous are being recruited, but no commitments

Offense scheme:  Flexbone option

Defense scheme: 4-2-5

Assistant coaches (any changes?):

Team Goals: “Compete every week.”

Big questions for the season: Building depth upfront

Your opinion on the Top 4 teams in Class 4A: Dowling, Valley, Bettendorf, SEP

2016 J-Hawks Schedule

08/26 Waukee

09/02 @ Dowling Catholic

09/09 Johnston

09/16 @ Mason City

09/23 Lewis Central

09/30 Des Moines, North

10/07 @ Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson

10/14 Des Moines, Hoover

10/21 @ Ankeny
Bold –  denotes district play

Kendyl Lindaman finishes high school with 71 home runs

Lindeman cracks one over the fence to break the state all time home run record last year. Photo by Dan Holm/The Register.

Lindeman cracks one over the fence to break the state all time home run record last year. Photo by Dan Holm/The Register.

Ankeny Centennial senior Kendyl Lindaman hit a solo home run Saturday night to finish her career in fourth place on the national leader chart for home runs, at 59.

The Jaguars went on to lose to Urbandale 8-5 in the Class 5A regional semifinal at Urbandale.

Lindaman, a Minnesota Gophers recruit, notched 71 home runs over five seasons of high school ball and 59 in a four-year span. She had been tied for fourth, nationally, with Alyssa Palomino of Mission Viejo, Calif., who played 2012-15. Saturday’s homer gave her sole possession of the No. 4 spot.

Before Saturday’s game, Lindaman had been walked 217 times in the past four years — the national record for walks in a career.

Pisgah, Ala., alum Shelby Holley holds the national softball home run record of 72 career home runs in a four-year span. Holley graduated in 2011 and was walked just 119 times.

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High School Girls All Star Game wraps up 2016 season

IMG_8130WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Saturday, June 25, 2016 – In the girls’ 2016 Iowa High School All-Star game, the East team struck early, preserved the shutout with some skillful goalkeeping, and tacked on a pair of late goals for a 3-0 victory today at Valley Stadium.

The goals came from Western Dubuque’s Madison Simon (17th minute), Iowa City Regina’s Jenny Wick (70th) and Davenport North’s Coral Dille (78th). The goalkeeping heroics came from Hudson’s Hayley Krogh and Clinton’s Jenna Stremlow, who were named co-MVPs.

IMG_8184“It felt great to get that first goal. It gave us a leg up,” said first-half keeper Krogh, a Wartburg signee. “We were all a little nervous playing together for the first time. I thought it was weird – in a good way – how we gelled. It was an awesome experience.”

The West had its chances to tie the match. Hailey Gross (Nodaway Valley/AC/WCV) nearly scored in the 41st and 51st minutes – first a long-distance blast denied by Stremlow, then a shot that clanged the cross-bar.

Adel-DeSoto-Minburn’s Carmen Angel almost delivered an equalizer in the 67th minute. Her lofted shot got caught up in the wind, and Stremlow made an acrobatic save by batting it out of bounds.
“The wind just took it and the ball went way over my head,” said Stermlow. “Fortunately, I was able to get back there and get a hand on it.”

The East held on, despite playing with fewer players on a steamy afternoon. Due to four game-day withdrawals, the Eastsiders started the match with just two field players on the bench. They finished it with just one, as Southeast Polk’s Madie Edwards left with a broken ankle midway through the second half.

Still, they held the West scoreless, and Stremlow agreed with Krogh that it was a positive all-star experience.

“It was an honor to play with this top-notch team,” said Stremlow, who will continue her career with the Monmouth (Ill.) Fighting Scots. “I wish this was my team for life”

Bringing together the state’s top graduating seniors, the East-West All-Star Cup is hosted by the Des Moines Menace. The Iowa High School Soccer Coaches Association organizes the cup for boys and girls games, which are presented by Soccer Master.
EAST GIRLS Grey Jerseys
Ann Larew, Iowa City Regina, Head coach
Courtney Jones, Center Point Urbana, Defender
Allison Keitel, Central DeWitt, Forward
Samantha Schuerer, Clear Creek-Amana, Defender
Jenna Stremlow, Clinton, Goalkeeper
Coral Dille, Davenport North, Forward
Alesha Duccini, Dubuque Hempstead, Forward
Hayley Krogh, Hudson, Goalkeeper
Ashley Varo ,Independence, Defender
Jenny Wick, Iowa City Regina, Midfielder
Claire Larson, Linn-Mar, Midfielder
Kailie Hazer, Maquoketa, Defender
Holli Jones, Marion, Forward
Hannah Rhoads, Newton, Midfielder
Cora Meyers, Pleasant Valley, Goalkeeper
Madie Edwards, Southeast Polk, Forward
Katie Foy, Waverly-Shell Rock, Midfielder
Katie Stewart, Waverly-Shell Rock, Midfielder
Madison Simon, Western Dubuque, Forward

WEST GIRLS Red Jerseys
Tony Gabriel, Waukee, Head coach
Meg Brandt, Ankeny Centennial, Midfielder
Carmen Angel, Adel-Desoto-Minburn, Defender
Rachel Watters, Ballard-Huxley, Midfielder
Rachel Roshek, Dallas Center-Grimes, Forward
Autumn Weaver, Garner-Hayfield-Ventura, Midfielder
Rileigh Spahn, Glenwood, Goalkeeper
Claire Fleming, Lewis Central, Defender
Clara Sporrer, Nevada, Goalkeeper
Christina Boss, Nodaway Valley/ AC/ WCV, Defender
Hailey Gross, Nodaway Valley/ AC/ WCV, Midfielder
Miki Schmidt, Norwalk, Forward
Sam Anderson, Sioux City East, Midfielder
Alicia Krier, Storm Lake, Forward
Makenzie White, Treynor, Defender
Hannah Larsen, Tri-Center, Defender
Brooklynn Cooper, Underwood, Forward
Macy Miller, Waukee, Defender
Miranda Wilson, Waukee, Forward
Sami Pick, West Des Moines Valley, Defender
Courtney Woodcock, Winterset/Earlham, Defender

Congratulations to the 2016 Iowa High School champions

Girls Class 1A: Davenport Assumption defeated Iowa City Regina – 1-0
Girls Class 2A: Lewis Central defeated Pella – 5-0
Girls Class 3A: Ankeny Centennial defeated Iowa City West – 2-1

The girls’ championships were June 11 at Cownie Soccer Park in Des Moines.

2016 Iowa East-West All-Star Cup
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2016
Venue: Valley Stadium (turf field) in West Des Moines, Iowa
Kickoff: 2 p.m.
Weather: 80s, super-windy; sunny at the start and overcast at the end

Scoring Summary: 1 2 F
EAST 1 2 3
WEST 0 0 0
EAST – Madison Simon 17:00; Jenny Wick (Alesha Duccini) 70:00; Coral Dille 78:00

EAST GIRLS Grey Jerseys
Ann Larew Iowa City Regina Head coach
Courtney Jones Center Point Urbana Defender
Allison Keitel Central DeWitt Forward
Samantha Schuerer Clear Creek-Amana Defender
Jenna Stremlow Clinton Goalkeeper
Coral Dille Davenport North Forward
Alesha Duccini Dubuque Hempstead Forward
Hayley Krogh Hudson Goalkeeper
Ashley Varo Independence Defender
Jenny Wick Iowa City Regina Midfielder
Claire Larson Linn-Mar Midfielder
Kailie Hazer Maquoketa Defender
Holli Jones Marion Forward
Hannah Rhoads Newton Midfielder
Cora Meyers Pleasant Valley Goalkeeper
Madie Edwards Southeast Polk Forward
Katie Foy Waverly-Shell Rock Midfielder
Katie Stewart Waverly-Shell Rock Midfielder
Madison Simon Western Dubuque Forward

WEST GIRLS Red Jerseys
Tony Gabriel Waukee Head coach
Meg Brandt Ankeny Centennial Midfielder
Carmen Angel Adel-Desoto-Minburn Defender
Rachel Watters Ballard-Huxley Midfielder
Rachel Roshek Dallas Center-Grimes Forward
Autumn Weaver Garner-Hayfield-Ventura Midfielder
Rileigh Spahn Glenwood Goalkeeper
Claire Fleming Lewis Central Defender
Clara Sporrer Nevada Goalkeeper
Christina Boss Nodaway Valley/ AC/ WCV Defender
Hailey Gross Nodaway Valley/ AC/ WCV Midfielder
Miki Schmidt Norwalk Forward
Sam Anderson Sioux City East Midfielder
Alicia Krier Storm Lake Forward
Makenzie White Treynor Defender
Hannah Larsen Tri-Center Defender
Brooklynn Cooper Underwood Forward
Macy Miller Waukee Defender
Miranda Wilson Waukee Forward
Sami Pick West Des Moines Valley Defender
Courtney Woodcock Winterset/Earlham Defender

Congratulations to the 2016 Iowa High School champions

Girls Class 1A: Davenport Assumption defeated Iowa City Regina – 1-0
Girls Class 2A: Lewis Central defeated Pella – 5-0
Girls Class 3A: Ankeny Centennial defeated Iowa City West – 2-1

The girls’ championships were June 11 at Cownie Soccer Park in Des Moines.

Girls All Star Soccer Game this Saturday

IMG_0350-X2This year, in cooperation with the Des Moines Menace Premier Development League men’s soccer team, and the Women’s Premier Soccer League team, IAHSSCA presents both the Boys (Watch the boys game here) and Girls East-West All Star Cups.

The Cup games offer an opportunity for recently graduated seniors to play alongside their peers in an exhibition with additional publicity. The games are played immediately prior to Menace home games at Valley Stadium, with player recognition during halftime of the following Menace game.

2016 story logo IHSASGThe Girls East vs. West All-Star Cup will take place on Saturday, June 25. Players will be wearing their own shorts and socks from their high school team. Players are nominated and selected by IHSSCA-member coaches. Participants take part in a practice, enjoy lunch before the game, and receive a commemorative jersey.
 Coaches for each team are selected by IHSSCA peers.NewLogo_150pxHSFW

Tickets are $10 for adults (13 and older) and $5 for youth (ages 5-12), though we will provide FREE admission to any students or staff showing a HIGH-SCHOOL I.D. Each ticket gets fans admission to the Menace men’s match that night, as well.


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2:00 PM: Girls All-Star Game (40-minute halves with a 10-minute halftime; If tied after 80 minutes, we go straight to a shootout).
4:30 PM: Women’s exhibition match – Des Moines Menace vs. WSA Winnipeg.
7:30 PM: Premier Development League match – Des Moines Menace vs. WSA Winnipeg.

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Menace to host High School All Star Soccer Game

2016 story logo IHSASGWEST DES MOINES, Iowa –  Presented by Soccer Master and organized by the Iowa High School Soccer Coaches Association, the 2016 Iowa high school all-star games are coming to Valley Stadium.

The Des Moines Menace will once again host the all-star action. Below are the rosters for the boys teams, who face off this Saturday. The girls’ rosters will be announced next week, leading up to their all-star game on Saturday, June 25.

Saturday, June 18
2 p.m.: 2016 Iowa East-West All-Star Cup (Boys)
7:30 p.m.: Premier Development League match, St. Louis Lions at Des Moines Menace

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Venue: Valley Stadium (turf) in West Des Moines, Iowa
Admission: $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 5-12; one ticket is good for both games
Free admission for high-school students and high-school staff members who show their high-school I.D.

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Mirek Laskowski, Beckman Catholic, Dyersville, Head coach
Dillon Keegan, Beckman Catholic, Dyersville, Forward
Zach Steffen, Benton, Midfielder
Caleb Kestersen, Cedar Rapids Jefferson, Goalkeeper
Sam Mineck, Cedar Rapids Prairie, Forward
Augie Bergstrom, Cedar Rapids Washington, Midfielder
Joey Philipp, Cedar Valley Christian School, Forward
Jace Jirak, Center Point-Urbana, Forward
Daniel Stewart, Clinton, Midfielder
Roberto Huizar, Davenport Assumption, Defender
Mitchell Lantzky, Davenport Central, Midfielder
Solomon Constant, Fairfield High School, Forward
Josh Cooley, Gladbrook-Reinbeck (GCGR), Goalkeeper
Dain Harris, Grinnell, Midfielder
Braxton Rottinghaus, Hudson, Midfielder
Trevor Fuccio, Marshalltown, Defender
Noah Altenhofen, Mid-Prairie, Defender
Nick Schwake, Pleasant Valley, Midfielder
Brandon Childs, Solon, Forward
Christian Mejia, Washington, Defender


Ben Schekirke, Storm Lake, Head coach
Oleg Orlovs-Cameron, Ankeny Christian Academy, Midfielder
Ryan Hawkins, Atlantic, Midfielder
David Thomsen, Atlantic, Forward
Andrew Wittry, Carroll, Forward
Hernan Martinez, Des Moines Hoover, Defender
Jayden Irvin, Des Moines Lincoln, Forward
Martin Rodriguez, Jr., Des Moines North, Forward
Max Maharry, Des Moines Roosevelt, Goalkeeper
Lucas Reiman, Dowling Catholic, West Des Moines, Goalkeeper
Ethan Knudson, Harlan, Midfielder
Brett Kerr, Johnston, Defender
Zach Hirschfeld, MOC-Floyd Valley (Orange City), Midfielder
Jake Potratz, Norwalk, Goalkeeper
Dario Hernandez-Rosas, Spirit Lake, Midfielder
Jake Dotterer, Underwood, Midfielder
Nathan Heinz, Waterloo East, Defender
Luke Reese, Waukee, Midfielder
Mark Broderick, West Des Moines Valley, Midfielder
Kolt Kiburz, Winterset, Midfielder

Congratulations to the 2016 Iowa High School champions

Boys Class 1A: Beckman Catholic, Dyersville defeated Kuemper Catholic, Carroll – 2-1
Boys Class 2A: Norwalk defeated Storm Lake – 2-1 OT
Boys Class 3A: West Des Moines Valley defeated Iowa City High – 3-1

The boys’ championships were June 4 at Cownie Soccer Park in Des Moines.

Regional High School Soccer being played this week.

Not having lost a match this season, Cedar Rapids Kennedy will prove to be a formidable challenge in the 3A Girls High School State Soccer Tournament. Teams will need to make it out of their Regional Tournaments, however, before moving on to the state games which begin on June 9 in Des Moines.

Regional play began around the state on Saturday, May 27 as bubble teams fought for a spot on the field next week. In Central Iowa, Des Moines East beat Roosevelt for the chance to go to Johnston and take on the Dragons on June 1. Johnston finished the season ranked seventh in the state after going 14-4 in the challenging CIML (with six teams finishing in the top-15). 

Des Moines Lincoln moved past Indianola on Saturday, shutting the Indians out 3-0. The Rails now head to Waukee to ta

High School Soccer begins regional play over Memorial Weekend. Photo by Jason Enslinger.

High School Soccer begins regional play over Memorial Weekend. Photo by Jason Eslinger.

ke on the third ranked Warriors. Waukee team earned their top-three spot by going 15-2 on the season.

Ankeny Centennial, ranked no. 2 in Iowa after going 16-1 this spring, will take on Mason City. Mason City earned their spot on the Ankeny field by beating Boone in the opening round 6-0.

Other regional second-round games in central Iowa will be played on June 1 when Urbandale travels to Valley to take on the no. 10 Tigers. Valley, starting the season ranked no. 5, finished ranked 14th with their 8-8 record. South East Polk will head to Ames to take on the tenth-ranked Little Cyclones and the 11th-ranked Maroons of Dowling Catholic take their 10-7 record to Ankeny to take on the Hawks.

The eight Regional tournaments will wrap up with championship games scheduled for June 6.