The 2008 Cherokee Washington High Braves toppled a 30-4 Fort Dodge St. Edmond's team 10-2 in a Class 2A Substate Championship battle July 16th in Carroll , to earn their fourth consecutive trip to the Iowa State Baseball Championships in Des Moines. Cherokee met Okoboji on July 19th in the quarterfinals at Principal Park in Des Moines.
Varsity members of the 28-1 defending State Champions are, front row, left to right, Philip Schulenberg, Nathan Carlson, Mark Johnson, Dillon Moye, Scott Brown, Cody Ege, Matt Pitts, Tony Hunt, Brandon Henke, Zach Woods, Tyler Jones. Back, coach Scott Koch, assistant coach Jared Koch, Kyle Schuett, Gordy Gill, Philip Bieber, Kyle Schuck, Brock Benson, Matt Koch, Keaton Tuttle, Kyle Ruehle, Tim Jones, assistant coach Steve Sonka. Photo by Paul Struck