Iowa Mennonite defeated Clarke (Osceola) 1-0 last night to set up a rematch with Solon in a Class 1A substate final.
Brian Maren scored the lone goal of the game by bursting through a pair of defenders and putting a head on a corner kick in from Cody Jones. Maren scored with 13 minutes remaining in the first half.
Iowa Mennonite had some close chances to add goals in the second half, but narrowly missed converting those opportunities.
The IMS defense ceded only one corner kick all game and goalkeeper Blake Bontrager made five saves.
Iowa Mennonite moves on to play Solon at Solon High School on Saturday at noon.