GRANGER — The Woodward-Granger baseball team will play on their own diamond for as long as they can advance in district play the team learned recently.
The Hawks will host Guthrie Center at 7 p.m. on July 16 in a Class 1A District 12 Quarterfinal, with Earlham to play Adair-Casey at 5 p.m. in the opening game of the twinbill.
The winners will meet, in Granger, July 18 at 7 p.m., with the D12 Final set for July 20 in Granger at 7 p.m., with SE Webster, Woodward Academy, Van Meter, Prairie Valley and Madrid the teams on the upper half of the bracket.
The Substate 6 Final will be played July 23 at 7 p.m. in Marshalltown between the D11 and D12 champions, with the victor earning the right to advance to the state tournament.
BGM, HLV, Colo-NESCO, Belle Plaine, Iowa Valley, Meskwaki Settlement School, North Tama and GMG are the teams vying for the D11 crown.
Postseason brackets for Class 3A (Perry) and 4A had not been set prior to press deadline; details will appear in the July 12 Perry Chief.