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Iowa boys' state basketball 2018: Our tournament predictions

Cedar Rapids Xavier's Jackson Joens (14) in around Cedar Rapids Prairie's Kris Murray (4) during the first quarter of their high school basketball game at Prairie High School in Cedar Rapids on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
Cedar Rapids Xavier's Jackson Joens (14) in around Cedar Rapids Prairie's Kris Murray (4) during the first quarter of their high school basketball game at Prairie High School in Cedar Rapids on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

DES MOINES — The Gazette’s predictions for the boys’ state basketball tournament this week at Wells Fargo Arena:

Class 4A

Quarterfinals

Iowa City West over Muscatine

Johnston over Waukee

West Des Moines Valley over North Scott

Cedar Falls over Sioux City East

Semifinals

Johnston over Iowa City West

Cedar Falls over West Des Moines Valley

Championship

Johnston over Cedar Falls

 

Class 3A

Quarterfinals

Cedar Rapids Xavier over Marion

Norwalk over Glenwood

Mount Pleasant over Waverly-Shell Rock

Oskaloosa over Sergeant Bluff-Luton

Semifinals

Cedar Rapids Xavier over Norwalk

Mount Pleasant over Oskaloosa

Championship

Cedar Rapids Xavier over Mount Pleasant

 

Class 2A

Quarterfinals

Treynor over Wapello

South Hamilton over Aplington-Parkersburg

Sheldon over Carroll Kuemper

Cascade over Van Meter

Semifinals

Treynor over South Hamilton

Sheldon over Cascade

Championship

Treynor over Sheldon

 

Class 1A

Quarterfinals

North Linn over Edgewood-Colesburg

George-Little Rock over Don Bosco

Grand View Christian over Council Bluffs St. Albert

Remsen St. Mary’s over Lynnville-Sully

Semifinals

North Linn over George-Little Rock

Grand View Christian over Remsen St. Mary’s

Championship

North Linn over Grand View Christian

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