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State Baseball: Newman Catholic defeats Council Bluffs St. Albert, 6-5


This news story was published on July 25, 2020.
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DES MOINES – Newman defeated Council Bluffs St. Albert, 6-5, today in Des Moines in the state baseball tournament class 1A quarterfinals.

Newman rallied from a 5-2 deficit in the sixth inning with 4 runs. A scoreless 7th ended the game.

Max Burt had three RBI’s including a home run, a double and a walk for Newman – the three-time defending state champs. Burt also pitched two innings.

Class 1A semifinals are scheduled for July 30. Newman, on a quest for a ninth state title, plays winner of St. Mary’s, Remsen vs. Notre Dame, Burlington being played Saturday afternoon.  UPDATE: St. Mary’s, Remsen won, 11-1.

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