District and substate pairings for the 2020 baseball postseason are now available for all four classifications. Substate final locations will be posted when sites are finalized.

Postseason competition begins with one preliminary round game in 1A on Thursday, July 9, then first round games on Saturday, July 11 in 2A and 1A. Opening round substate games for 4A and 3A start Friday, July 17.

Eight teams from each class advance to the 2020 state tournament, set for July 24 through August 1 at Principal Park in Des Moines. Seedings are selected by coaches in district and substate meetings. Brackets and pairings are displayed in district and substate formats through the links below.

For bracket purposes, the winners of District 1 and District 2 will play in Substate 1, the winners of District 3 and District 4 will play in Substate 2, and so on.

Tickets for district and early round substate games are $6. Tickets for substate finals are $8. Host sites subject to change.

 

Postseason Schedules & Scores
 
Postseason Baseball Postponements

 

NFHS Network: Livestream Substate Finals ($)

 

CLASS 4A

First round: Friday, July 17  |  Second round: Monday, July 20

Substate final: Wednesday, July 22

Substate Finals, July 22

  • Substate 1
    • Johnston 6, Sioux City, East 5 (8 inn.)
  • Substate 2
    • Waukee 6, Mason City 5
  • Substate 3
    • Cedar Falls 7, Cedar Rapids, Kennedy 4
  • Substate 4
    • Dubuque, Hempstead 5, Prairie, Cedar Rapids 2
  • Substate 5
    • Pleasant Valley 12, Iowa City, Liberty 3
  • Substate 6
    • Iowa City, City High 4, Linn-Mar, Marion 3
  • Substate 7
    • Urbandale 1, Des Moines, Roosevelt 0
  • Substate 8
    • Ankeny 5, Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 0

 

 

CLASS 3A

First round: Friday, July 17  |  Second round: Monday, July 20

Substate finals: Wednesday, July 22

  • Substate 1
    • Sergeant Bluff-Luton 6, MOC-Floyd Valley 1
  • Substate 2
    • Gilbert 10, Boone 0 (6 innings)
  • Substate 3
    • Benton Community 6, South Tama County 5 (9 innings)
  • Substate 4
    • Marion 5, Central DeWitt 4
  • Substate 5
    • Clear Creek-Amana 12, Assumption, Davenport 3
  • Substate 6
    • Norwalk 4, Centerville 1
  • Substate 7
    • ADM, Adel 3, Bondurant-Farrar 1
  • Substate 8
    • Dallas Center-Grimes 12, Harlan 2 (6 innings)

CLASS 2A

First round: Saturday, July 11  |  Second round: Tuesday, July 14

District final: Saturday, July 18  |  Substate final: Tuesday, July 21

  • Substate 1
    • West Lyon 3, Unity Christian, Orange City 0
  • Substate 2
    • Dike-New Hartford 12, Pocahontas Area 0 (5 innings)
  • Substate 3
    • North Linn, Troy Mills 6, New Hampton 3
  • Substate 4 
    • Durant 6, Monticello 0
  • Substate 5
    • Mid-Prairie, Wellman 9, Central Lee 7
  • Substate 6
    • Van Meter 12, Cardinal, Eldon 2 (5 innings)
  • Substate 7
    • Des Moines Christian 3, Panorama 2
  • Substate 8
    • Treynor 3, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 1

CLASS 1A

Preliminary round: Thursday, July 9  |  First round: Saturday, July 11  |  Second round: Tuesday, July 14

District final: Saturday, July 18  |  Substate final: Tuesday, July 21

  • Substate 1
    • St. Mary’s, Remsen 2, Newell-Fonda 0
  • Substate 2 
    • Newman Catholic, Mason City 3, Madrid 2 (9 innings)
  • Substate 3
    • South Winneshiek, Calmar 3, Saint Ansgar 0
  • Substate 4
    • Notre Dame, Burlington 7, North Cedar 5
  • Substate 5 
    • Don Bosco, Gilbertville 12, HLV, Victor 5
  • Substate 6 
    • Martensdale-St. Marys 11, Mount Ayr 3
  • Substate 7
    • St. Albert, Council Bluffs 9, CAM, Anita 5
  • Substate 8
    • Kingsley-Pierson 9, Logan-Magnolia 5
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For bracket purposes, the winners of District 1 and District 2 will play in Substate 1, the winners of District 3 and District 4 will play in Substate 2, and so on. 

In Class 4A, the highest remaining seed following first round games receives a bye to the substate final. In Class 3A, the top half of substate brackets will appear as odd-numbered districts (1, 3, etc.) and the bottom half of brackets as even-numbered districts (2, 4, etc.). 

Examples of the bracket seeding are here:

Class 4A

 

Class 3A

 

Class 2A

 

Class 1A

 

 

Tickets are $6 for district (2A, 1A) and substate (4A, 3A) games. Tickets are $8 for substate finals in all classes.

Doubleheader sites play at 4:30 and 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Single game sites are set for 7 p.m.

Once the postseason begins, check back for possible postponements and schedule updates at www.iahsaa.org.

 

OTHER LINKS

COVID-19 Resource Center

2020 Postseason Manual

2020 Postseason Addendum

2020 Postseason Assignments

State Tournament Central

2020 Baseball Stat Book