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Iola Claims State Baseball Title

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The Iola Mustangs finished off their state playoff run with a 4A-DII championship Friday night. The Mustangs beat the Bishop Ward Cyclones 11-6 in the championship game to seal the deal.

Iola's day started with a 6-0 win over Anderson County in the state semifinals. They followed that up with a win against Bishop Ward to claim the state title and finish the year with a 23-2 overall record.

"We've been here before," says head coach Mark Percy, "We took second one time, and the last two times we've lost in the first round. This team has just battled and believed like no other team we've had. They just got it done. I thought they would, but you never know until it's over."

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