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Opening day of high school baseball at Principal Park

Iowa held the first High School athletic event in the country since COVID-19 pandemic shut down sports nationwide

DES MOINES, Iowa — Monday was the first day of high school sports in Iowa, and the first high school sporting event in the nation since COVID-19 shut down all high school activities in March. 

Baseball and softball teams across the state took the field to start their shortened season.

Local 5 spent the day at Principal park where Tri-County took on Colfax-Mingo in the afternoon. The Tigerhawks took home their first win of 2020 with a 10-0 victory. 

In the evening DSM Roosevelt took on Centennial. The Jaguars held off a late push in game one from the Roughriders, 4-3 the final there. They would also take game two. Local 5 has the highlights from Monday's opening day at Principal Park.

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