DES MOINES —
NO. 1 DAVIS COUNTY VS. NO. 3 NORTH POLK
Iowa State Class 2A Baseball Semifinals
TIME AND PLACE: 2 p.m. today at Principal Park in Des Moines
Season Record: 42-1 overall, won South Central Conference title with a 20-0 record.
District Final: Defeated Eddyville-Blakesburg, 5-4 in nine innings.
Substate Final: Defeated Wapello, 18-0, in four innings.
State Quarterfinal: Defeated Alta-Aureila, 1-0.
Final IBCA Ranking: First
State Playoff Appearances: Three
Last Time At State: 2011, won State Title.
Calvin Mathews, (SR) 13-0 record, 0.64 ERA.
Josh Martsching, (SR) 13-0 record, 0.90 ERA.
Batting: Jacob Davidson (SR) .515, Josh Martsching (SR) .504, Calvin Mathews (SR) .468.
RBI: Calvin Mathews (SR) 59, Josh Martsching (SR) 50, Josey Garmon (SR) 44.
Home Runs: Calvin Mathews (SR) 11, Josey Garmon (SR) 8, Clint Foster (SR) 6.
Runs Scored: Jacob Davidson (SR) 61, Josh Martsching (SR) 46, Calvin Mathews (SR) 44.
Key Fact: Starting pitcher Calvin Mathews leads the state tournament field with 175 strikeouts over a state-tournament best 87 1/3 innings pitched.
Season Record: 30-4 overall, won Heart of Iowa Conference title with a 15-0 record.
District Final: Defeated Roland Story, 1-0.
Substate Final: Defeated No. 9 Hudson, 2-0.
State Quarterfinal: Defeated Forest City, 5-0.
Final IBCA Ranking: Third
State Playoff Appearances: 11
Last Time At State: 2011, lost in state quarterfinals to Gilbert, 2-1.
Jacob Hadaway, (JR) 10-0 record, 0.00 ERA.
Noah Pickard, (SR) 7-0 record, 1.74 ERA.
Batting: Noah Pickard (SR) .434, Reed Smith (SO) .432, Wyatt Houge (JR) .386.
RBI: Brandon Cory (JR) 32, Zach Easter (SR) 26, Noah Pickard (SR) 26.
Home Runs: Noah Pickard (SR) 3, Dylan Reinhart (SR) 2, Wyatt Houge (JR) 1, Brandon Cory (JR) 1, Jacob Hadaway (JR) 1.
Runs Scored: Reed Smith (SO) 39, Sam Pickard (JR) 33, Noah Pickard (SR) 26.
Key Fact: Starting pitcher Jacob Hadaway has not allowed an earned run and has allowed the fewest hits among state tournament pitchers with just 18 hits allowed over 59 innings.
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