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Girls' state basketball: Our tournament predictions

Championship picks: City High, Marion, Crestwood, Regina, Newell-Fonda


Iowa City Regina's Kennedy Wallace, Mary Crompton and Greyson Dumont walk off the court together after winning their Class 2A girls' basketball regional semifinal against West Branch on Feb. 16. The Regals are The Gazette's pick to capture the 2A state title this week. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
Iowa City Regina's Kennedy Wallace, Mary Crompton and Greyson Dumont walk off the court together after winning their Class 2A girls' basketball regional semifinal against West Branch on Feb. 16. The Regals are The Gazette's pick to capture the 2A state title this week. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

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

Class 5A

Quarterfinals

Johnston 52, Waukee 49

Iowa City High 63, West Des Moines Valley 54

West Des Moines Dowling 54, Iowa City West 52

Cedar Falls 55, Indianola 44

Semifinals

Iowa City High 56, Johnston 50

West Des Moines Dowling 51, Cedar Falls 50

Championship

Iowa City High 57, West Des Moines Dowling 54

Class 4A

Quarterfinals

Center Point-Urbana 44, Boone 39

Marion 54, Fairfield 36

Grinnell 57, Mason City 49

Lewis Central 47, LeMars 40

Semifinals

Marion 45, Center Point-Urbana 38

Grinnell 48, Lewis Central 43

Championship

Marion 49, Grinnell 47

Class 3A

Quarterfinals

Crestwood 71, South Tama 47

Davenport Assumption 53, North Polk 45

Monticello 52, Clear Lake 49

Sioux Center 52, Red Oak 46

Semifinals

Crestwood 60, Davenport Assumption 43

Sioux Center 58, Monticello 54

Championship

Crestwood 66, Sioux Center 58

Class 2A

Quarterfinals

Treynor 54, West Sioux 37

Iowa City Regina 47, Grundy Center 39

Cascade 42, Dike-New Hartford 40

Panorama 44, North Union 43

Semifinals

Iowa City Regina 44, Treynor 43

Cascade 43, Panorama 38

Championship

Iowa City Regina 45, Cascade 42

Class 1A

Quarterfinals

Springville 48, Algona Garrigan 39

Exira-EHK 46, Ackley AGWSR 43

Newell-Fonda 46, Lansing Kee 39

Central Decatur 45, Montezuma 36

Semifinals

Springville 47, Exira-EHK 41

Newell-Fonda 51, Central Decatur 50

Championship

Newell-Fonda 47, Springville 45

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