Dowling knocks off IHS in softball regional

Indianola fell short in its bid for a return trip to the Class 5A softball state tournament after dropping a 3-2 regional final to 10th-ranked Dowling Catholic on Tuesday in Indianola.
RHT Staff Reports

The Maroons scored the decisive run of the contest in the ninth inning to top No. 8 Indians in the regional championship contest.

Indianola placed sixth in the 5A state tournament last season. The school won a Class 4A state softball title in 2012 and finished third in 2013.

This year’s 5A state competition begins on July 18 in Fort Dodge.

Expanded coverage of Indianola softball and all Warren County prep sports will appear in the next print edition of the Indianola Record-Herald.