Cedar Falls Tigers advance to state baseball tournament for first time since 1989

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The Cedar Falls Tigers punched their ticket to the 2020 state baseball tournament with a dramatic 7-4 win at Cedar Rapids Kennedy Wednesday night in a Class 4A Substate Final.

The Tigers win marks their first appearance at the state tournament since 1989.

Cedar Falls is scheduled to play its state tournament quarterfinal next Wednesday (at this time Class 4A pairings have not been released).

Below: 1650 The Fan’s Mark Simpson calls the final out of Wednesday night’s Substate Final win over the Cougars.

Cedar Falls first-year head coach Brett Williams was interviewed after the win by 1650 The Fan’s Mark Simpson.

Coach Williams talks about the Tigers fast start

Coach Williams on the unlikelihood of the Tigers run to the state tournament

Coach Williams talks about how qualifying for state has made the season more memorable than it already was

Coach Williams on what a substate final win means for the program

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