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Iowa boys' state basketball 2018: Previewing Monday's games

North Linn, Ed-Co kick things off ... against each other

North Linn's Jake Hilmer (14) makes a basket between Lisbon's Hagen Waters (23) and Bailey Arwine (21) during the first quarter of their high school basketball game at Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
North Linn's Jake Hilmer (14) makes a basket between Lisbon's Hagen Waters (23) and Bailey Arwine (21) during the first quarter of their high school basketball game at Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

DES MOINES — Capsules for Monday’s games involving area teams at the boys’ state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena.

Class 1A quarterfinals

No. 2 North Linn (26-0) vs. Edgewood-Colesburg (21-4)

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Top players: North Linn junior point guard Jake Hilmer has set Iowa’s single-season (336) and career (815) assists records. He also averages 23 points per game. Senior guard Ryan Miller has a team-leading 24.7 scoring average and has scored 1,694 career points. Those two, guard David Seber and interior players Adam Waskow and Trevor Boge started on last year’s third-place team ... All five of Ed-Co’s starters average between 7.2 and 11.2 points per game. Junior guard Preston Rochford and senior center Jacob Wessel each average 11.2, with Wessel the team leader in rebounds and blocked shots. Junior guard Ethan Streicher averages 10.4 points per game.

Read more: Ed-Co relishes 1st state appearance, thought not 1st opponent 

Other games

Class 1A quarterfinal: No. 6 George-Little Rock (19-6) vs. No. 7 Don Bosco (22-3), 11:15 a.m.

Class 1A quarterfinal: No. 1 Grand View Christian (22-1) vs. Council Bluffs St. Albert (15-9), 1 p.m.

Class 1A quarterfinal: No. 3 Remsen St. Mary’s (25-0) vs. No. 4 Lynnville-Sully (22-3), 2:45 p.m.

Class 2A quarterfinal: No. 1 Treynor (24-0) vs. Wapello (23-1), 4:30 p.m.

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Class 2A quarterfinal: No. 6 South Hamilton (24-0) vs. No. 7 Aplington-Parkersburg (23-1), 6:30 p.m.

Class 2A quarterfinal: No. 9 Sheldon (21-3) vs. Carroll Kuemper (15-8), 8:15 p.m.

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