Waukon baseball team sweeps Crestwood for two wins in final three regular season games, opens district play with 4-0 win over Postville

Three-hit shut-out includes nine strikeouts ... Waukon baseball senior pitcher Gabe Weighner unleashes a pitch in the Indians’ 4-0 home win over Postville in the opening round of Class 2A District Tournament play Saturday, July 6. Weighner limited the Pirates to just three hits and one walk while striking out nine batters in his complete-game victory of seven innings. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Waukon baseball team wrapped up its regular season winning two of its final three games of that pre-tournament slate this past week to bring its scheduled regular season games to a close. That final week in regular season play started with a road sweep of Crestwood Monday, July 1 by scores of 11-0 and 3-1 before Mother Nature forced a series of reschedulings that included cancellation of a Tuesday, July 2 home date with North Fayette Valley by rainy weather and a Wednesday, July 3 home game with Oelwein being called off in order to make up a final Northeast Iowa Conference game at Class 2A sixth-rated New Hampton that had been rained out as part of a Friday, June 28 doubleheader and ended up in a narrow loss, 3-1, for the diamond Tribe.

The Indians wrapped up their regular season with an overall record of 10-17 that includes a mark of 7-13 in Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) play that placed them fourth in the final six-team NEIC standings. Postseason tournament play began for the Indians Saturday, July 6 with a 4-0 victory at home against Postville.

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