A conversion on a penalty kick in double overtime was enough to lift Dowling Catholic past Waukee 2-1 in a Class 3A substate semifinal on May 22 in West Des Moines.

The defeat ended Waukee’s season with a 10-6-2 record. Isaac Bruns, who led the Warriors with 11 goals this season, recorded the team’s lone score against Dowling. The Maroons beat Marshalltown 2-0 on May 25 to advance to the state tournament.