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Demons, Huskies Square Off in Cedar Rapids

Posted: Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am
Author: Nate Gonner-KCII Sports

Two Washington County baseball teams will make the trip to Cedar Rapids tonight. The Washington Demon (5-12 overall) and Highland Huskies (11-6 overall) are schedule to square off at Veterans Memorial Stadium, the home of the Cedar Rapids Kernels baseball team.

Washington enters tonight’s game with a record of 5-12 overall, dropping their last four games. The Demons’ haven’t fared well in non-conference play so far this season, posting a 1-4 record against team’s outside the Southeast Conference. The Demons were last on the field Monday evening in Washington, dropping a pair of Southeast Conference tilts, 7-3 and 11-2.

Highland enters tonight’s game off of a tough one run loss to the Lousia-Muscatine Falcons on Monday evening, falling 6-5. Nine of the 11 runs in the game were scored in the final inning.

Both teams played the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks this season. The Huskies dropped their game with the Golden Hawks 12-2 on May 29, while Washington lost 10-3 in Wellman on June 16.

First pitch of tonight’s non-conference battle is set for 7 p.m. Live play-by-play coverage begins with the Washington Hy-Vee Pregame Show at 6:30 p.m. on AM/FM KCII and