CORRECTED: An earlier version of this story included the name of an incorrect school in the headline.
Belmont is heading to the state baseball tournament for the first time in program history.
Belmont won its WIAA Division 4 sectional final, 14-1, in five innings over Bangor on Wednesday in Muscoda, Wis. The Braves beat De Soto in the semifinals, 6-2, earlier in the day and advanced to Tuesday’s state semifinal against Mineral Point in Grand Chute, Wis.
Cedar Rapids Jefferson 7-1, Dubuque Senior 3-11 — At Dubuque: Tom Casey homered and Trevor Huinker earned the win in Game 2 as the Rams split.
Iowa City High 8-2, Dubuque Wahlert 5-0 — At Iowa City: Jake Brosius had three hits in the opener for the Golden Eagles.
Dyersville Beckman 3-5, Benton Community 0-9 — At Dyersville, Iowa: Seamus O’Connor doubled and struck out nine on the mound in the opener as the Trailblazers (9-2) split with Benton on Wednesday.
Western Dubuque 6, Dubuque Senior 4 — At Farley, Iowa: Sara Horsfield had four hits and Sydney Kennedy outdueled Sydney Schultz as the Bobcats beat the Rams.