Central Iowa Sports Champions 2018

The Eastern Iowa Cardinals 12 and Under team recently took home the 2018 USSSA, AAA Division Iowa State Championship TItle. Members of the yeam include (kneeling from left) Nathaniel Ehlinger (Maquoketa) and Ayden Gjerstad (Maquoketa).  Standing from left are Coaches Matt Tranel, Roger Hardin, Hayden Holdgrafer (Easton Valley), A.C. Clausen (Marquette Catholic Bellevue), Caden Kettmann (Marquette Catholic Bellevue), Mitchell Maher (Delmar/DeWitt), Tye Hardin (Maquoketa), Carter Meyer (Maquoketa), Braedon Tranel (Maquoketa), Coach Nathan Gjerstad, Dillon Mangler (Maquoketa) and Head Coach Brad Mangler. Local sponsors for the team include Sheriff Russ Kettmann, Steve Schroeder for Sheriff 2020, Freddie’s Popcorn Co., Bubba’s Pub, Clasen Auto Service LLC, Russ and Gloria Clausen, B&G Towing, John Long Financial Services Inc., Clark’s Saw Center, Tegeler Wrecker and Crane Service, A&G Electric and Huss Implement. (submitted by Cory Kettmann, Bellevue).