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Iowa boys' state basketball 2019: Thursday's scores, stats and more

Iowa City West's Patrick McCaffery (center) puts up a shot between Dubuque Senior's Landon Hermsen (left) and Nick Timmerman (right) during the fourth quarter of their Class 4A quarterfinal game in the Boys' High School State Basketball Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
Iowa City West's Patrick McCaffery (center) puts up a shot between Dubuque Senior's Landon Hermsen (left) and Nick Timmerman (right) during the fourth quarter of their Class 4A quarterfinal game in the Boys' High School State Basketball Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

The Iowa high school boys’ state basketball semifinals continued Thursday in the larger two classes at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

Now, Friday's championship games are set.

Class 1A:No. 1 Grand View Christian (25-1) vs. Alburnett (20-5), 2:10 p.m.

Class 2A:No. 1 North Linn (25-0) vs. No. 8 Boyden-Hull (24-2), 4:10 p.m.

Class 3A:No. 7 Norwalk (22-4) vs. No. 6 Oskaloosa (18-5), 6:35 p.m.

Class 4A: No. 6 Dubuque Senior (19-3) vs.No. 7 Cedar Falls (20-3), 8:35 p.m.

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Updated state tournament pairings, schedule and scores

Thursday's state tournament scores

CLASS 1A CONSOLATION

Remsen St. Mary's 50, No. 5 Montezuma 49

Spencer Schorg broke a 48-48 tie with two free throws with 19 seconds remaining to give St. Mary's (21-7) third place in Class 1A. Cole Watts had a chance to tie for Montezuma (22-3) but went 1 of 2 at the line with one second left.

Schorg led the Hawks with 14 points, but was only 2 of 11 from 3-point range. Trey Shearer hit 5 of 8 treys and scored a game-high 23 for the Braves.

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CLASS 2A CONSOLATION

No. 2 South Hamilton 54, No. 10 Van Meter 52

Logan Peters and Conner Hill both scored 15 points to lead the Hawks (23-2) to third place in Class 2A.

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Spencer Lamb had 17 for the Bulldogs (22-4), Ryan Schmitt 12 and 11 rebounds. Schmitt's 3-pointer at the buzzer didn't fall.

CLASS 3A SEMIFINALS

No. 7 Norwalk 61, No. 3 Clear Lake 54

The top-seeded Warriors (22-4) are in the state finals for the first time in 10 years after handing Clear Lake (24-1) its first loss.

Bowen Born piled up 32 points on 10-of-31 shooting and Iowa football signee Tyler Endres hit the go-ahead layup with 1:19 left. Norwalk ended the game on a 12-2 run.

Drew Enke led Clear Lake with 18 points.

Box score

No. 6 Oskaloosa 48, Winterset 43

Oskaloosa is back in the Class 3A championship game after losing to Glenwood last year. It will be an all-Little Hawkeye Conference final this season as the Indians meet Norwalk.

Northern Iowa signee Cole Henry led Oskaloosa (18-5) with 16 points on 8-for-11 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds. Xavier Foster finished with 14 points and 14 boards.

Casey Kleemeier had 16 points for Winterset (17-7), which got within one with 2:47 remaining but didn't score the rest of the way.

Box score

CLASS 4A SEMIFINALS

No. 7 Cedar Falls 35, No. 2 North Scott 27

The defending champion Tigers (20-3) outscored North Scott 13-2 in the fourth quarter to return to the title game.

Cedar Falls shot 38.6 percent, but North Scott (23-2) was even worse at 25 percent (9-36).

Logan Wolf led CF with 14 points and seven rebounds. Ty Anderson had 15 for North Scott.

Box score

No. 6 Dubuque Senior 57, No. 4 Waukee 55 (OT)

The Rams (19-3) scored the first five points of overtime and held on to set up an all-MVC state title game with Cedar Falls.

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After Payton Sandfort gave Waukee (21-3) the lead in regulation, Noah Carter tied it at 44 by hitting 1 of 2 free throws with 54 seconds to play. Waukee's Tucker DeVries missed a shot at the buzzer.

Landon Hermsen led Senior with 14 points, while Carter had 13 and seven rebounds. Dylan Jones had 14 and six for Waukee.

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