Pitcher Trevor Schweinefus gave up seven hits and struck out 10 Tuesday night. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
Pitcher Trevor Schweinefus gave up seven hits and struck out 10 Tuesday night. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
It was a little too close for comfort for Warrior fans Tuesday night as Class 2 No. 8 South Winn and North Fayette Valley battled in the district semifinal in New Hampton.
When the dust had settled, it was South Winn that prevailed, 5-4 over the TigerHawks.
South Winn takes a 32-1 record into the district final against New Hampton (20-11). The Chickasaws defeated Osage (13-15) 10-4 in the other half of the bracket Tuesday night. The final game is Saturday, July 19, at 7 p.m. in New Hampton. The substate final, pitting the winner of South Winn and New Hampton against Forest City (18-11) or Eagle Grove (8-18), is Tuesday, July 22, at Mason City at 7 p.m.
In the only meeting of the year, South Winn defeated New Hampton 17-10.

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