FORT DODGE -- The Iowa State Softball Tournament got a dose of drama on Wednesday.
Carlisle got a walk-off, two-run home run from Kennedy Preston to advance past upset-minded West Delaware in the Class 4A semifinals, 7-6 in 8 innings.
In Class 1A, Collins-Maxwell's repeat hopes are still alive. The Spartans handled Newell-Fonda, 9-1, to get back to the 1A championship game.
Mount Ayr and East Marshall both fell in Class 2A. The Raiderettes lost to North Linn, 8-1, while the Mustangs were edged by Alta-Aurelia, 2-1.