Johnston wore dark uniforms on a scorching day in Iowa City, but heat doesn’t bother Dragons. Johnston advanced past Waukee Northwest, 11-3. The Wolves reached the 4A state semifinals in their first year as a school.

Jake Pemble picked up the win for the 35-4 Dragons, while Will Nuss and Tyne Weeden homered and combined for 7 RBI.

The championship game is Friday night at 7:30 in Iowa City.

Interviews with Pemble and Nuss.

Video from WHO 13’s Trent Reicks.