Martensdale-St. Marys put their 84-game win streak on the line today in the opening round of the Class 1A state baseball tournament. The win streak continued with some drama, as David Walker singled in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Martensdale-St. Mary’s a 2-1 win over English Valleys.

Four pitchers combined for 17 strikeouts for Martensdale-St. Marys, with Ethan Westphal getting the win, after going two-thirds of an inning for the Blue Devils.

By Chris Varney, KGRN, Grinnell