The Washington Demons begin their baseball postseason tonight in Mount Pleasant as they face the Mount Pleasant Panthers. These two teams took turns sweeping each other in the regular season. The Demons beat the Panthers 5-3 and 11-0 here in Washington. While Mount Pleasant won two hard fought games 2-1 and 9-8. Mount Pleasant beat the Demons in their district final meeting last year 4-1. Washington is 26-7 while the Panthers are 25-8. The winner will face the winner of Keokuk and Fort Madison. Those two will play in the first game at that site starting at 5-pm and then the Demons and Panthers will follow.
In the neighboring district, which will produce the Demons’ district sub-state opponent, Knoxville will play Oskaloosa and Fairfield faces Centerville.