A dramatic rally in the seventh inning put the Ankeny Centennial baseball team in position to pull off an upset at 10th-ranked Valley on Monday. However, the Jaguars couldn't complete the comeback. Centennial scored two runs with two outs to tie the game before Valley's Jevon Mason hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the inning to give the Tigers a … [Read more...] about Jaguars’ late rally falls short; Valley advances to substate final
With a 3-0 lead after six innings, the Ankeny Centennial baseball team appeared to be on its way to a stress-free victory over visiting Mason City in a Class 4A substate quarterfinal on Friday. Then, things started to get interesting. Mason City's Nate Lassise led off the top of the seventh with a double. After Bryce Butler grounded out, Centennial … [Read more...] about Jaguars hold off Mason City for 3-2 victory in postseason opener
Thanks to a threat of rain, fans of the Ankeny and Ankeny Centennial baseball teams won't have to choose which postseason game to attend on Friday night. They'll be able to watch both the Hawks and the Jaguars. Ankeny (19-16) will host Newton (11-20) in a Class 4A substate quarterfinal at 7 p.m., while Centennial (20-18) will host Mason City (18-21) in a … [Read more...] about Centennial game moved up to 5 p.m.; Ankeny will play at 7 p.m.
The Ankeny Centennial baseball team pounded out 22 hits en route to a doubleheader sweep on Monday at Fort Dodge, assuring the Jaguars of a winning season. Centennial posted a 7-5 victory in the opener, then erupted for 11 runs in the sixth inning to win the nightcap, 19-2, in six innings. The Jaguars improved their record to 20-18 heading into Friday's … [Read more...] about Jaguars sweep Fort Dodge, assure themselves of winning season
The Ankeny Centennial baseball team won't have much time to recover from Monday's doubleheader loss at Waukee. The Jaguars will be back on the field Tuesday morning for a make-up doubleheader against visiting Cedar Rapids Kennedy, beginning at 11 a.m. "It's a busy week," said Centennial coach Mark Hey, whose team will also play two more twinbills on … [Read more...] about Jaguars begin busy week with doubleheader loss at Waukee