High school baseball and softball starts its 2020 season this week

Posted: Sun, Jun 14, 2020 2:04 PM

The 2020 high school softball and baseball season will get underway on Monday for Decorah Viking teams.  The seasons had been uncertain, due to the coronavirus epidemic, but the Iowa High School Athletic Association and the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union decided to proceed with the seasons after getting approval from the State of Iowa.

On Monday, the Viking junior junior varsity will play a doubleheader at the softball diamond at Decorah High School, while the varsity and junior varsity wil be on the road Monday evening at Charles City.

The Viking varsity baseball team begins its 2020 season on Tuesday evening with a doubleheader at Cresco Crestwood.

The first home varsity matches of the season will begin Wednesday as both the Viking softball team and the Viking baseball team will pla at home.  The baseball team will take on South Winneshiek at 5:00 p.m., while the softball team will host Waverly-Shell Rock at 5:30 p.m.

decorahsports.com will have photos and highlights from the varsity games.