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

It was a busy day Wednesday at the Iowa high school boys’ state basketball tournament as the quarterfinals wrapped up in Class 4A before the semifinals began with action in Class 1A and Class 2A at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

Find box scores, highlights, photos and more below.

State tournament coverage

» North Linn faces first fourth-quarter deficit, reacts with win over Van Meter

» Alburnett to the 1A state championship game? Believe it

» Dubuque Senior steals one from Iowa City West in 4A quarterfinals

» Grand View Christian flips a switch in second half, overwhelms Montezuma

» Updated state tournament pairings, schedule and scores

 

Wednesday's state tournament scores

CLASS 4A QUARTERFINALS

No. 4 Waukee 48, West Des Moines Dowling 35

Top-seeded Waukee (21-2) outscored Dowling 34-19 in the second half to secure a comfortable quarterfinal win.

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Dylan Jones made 10 off 11 free throws and totaled a game-high 18 points for the Warriors. Andrew Curran added 16, making all eight attempts from the line. Waukee was 24 of 27 from the stripe as a team.

Matt Stilwell had 17 points for Dowling (13-11).

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No. 6 Dubuque Senior 39, No. 8 Iowa City West 36

Dequon Lewis' steal and layup with 42 seconds to go gave Senior (18-3) a 37-36 lead, and the Rams held on for the lead. Patrick McCaffery and Nicholas Pepin missed 3-pointers in the final seconds for West (17-5).

Both teams struggled from the field. The Rams shot 37.8 percent and 2 of 11 from 3-point range, the Trojans 36.8 percent and 3 of 17 from deep.

McCaffery scored a game-high 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Noah Carter had 12 and 10 for Senior.

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CLASS 1A SEMIFINALS

No. 1 Grand View Christian 59, No. 5 Montezuma 36

Montezuma hit 6 of 13 first-half 3-pointers and took a 22-16 lead to the locker rooms, but the Thunder (25-1) were a different team in the second half.

Grand View Christian outscored Montezuma 20-2 in the third quarter and threw down a handful of thunderous dunks in the fourth. Issa Samake led the way with 19 points and 11 rebounds. Arturo Montes scored 14, Harouno Sissoko 13.

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Trey Shearer had 13 points for Montezuma (22-2), but was 5 of 22 from the field. Cole Watts made 4 of 8 3s for 12 points.

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Alburnett 39, Remsen St. Mary's 37

Izic Mackey's putback with two seconds to play sent Alburnett (20-5) to the title game in its first ever state tournament appearance.

Blaine Harpenau had tied it for St. Mary's (20-7) with a 3, his second in the last 36 seconds.

Mackey led the Pirates with 19 points on 8-for-10 shooting and five boards. Harpenau had 13 for the Hawks.

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CLASS 2A SEMIFINALS

No. 8 Boyden-Hull 62, No. 2 South Hamilton 59

The Comets (24-2) shot 48.8 percent, including 7 of 16 from 3-point range, to win despite a 29-point performance from Conner Hill of South Hamilton (22-2).

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Keyton Moser scored 19 for Boyden-Hull, hitting all seven shots from the field. Beau De Jongh added 11 points and 12 rebounds.

Hill got a 3-pointer off at the buzzer, but it bounced off the rim.

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No. 1 North Linn 54, No. 10 Van Meter 47

North Linn (25-0) is in the state finals for the second straight year after finishing as Class 1A runner-up last season.

Van Meter (22-3) took a two-point lead early in the fourth quarter, but Jake Hilmer's 3-pointer with 3:53 remaining gave the Lynx the lead for good, 44-41. Hilmer totaled 26 points on 9-of-17 shooting, six rebounds and six assists. Trevor Boge had 15 points and seven boards.

Anthony Potthoff led the Bulldogs with 15 points.

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