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Iowa girls' state basketball championships: Saturday's scores, stats, highlights and more

(Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)
(Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)

The 2020 Iowa high school girls’ state basketball tournament wrapped up Saturday with three more championship games at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, fittingly capped by one of the best games of the tournament in the Class 1A final.

North Scott, North Linn and Newell-Fonda were crowned in 4A, 2A and 1A, respectively.

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Find Saturday's box scores, full game replays and more here.

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CLASS 4A CHAMPIONSHIP

No. 1 North Scott 49, No. 7 Lewis Central 35

Grace Boffeli put up 21 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead North Scott (26-0) to its second straight Class 4A state title.

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The Lancers never trailed, starting the second quarter on an 11-0 run to break open a 7-6 game and go up 28-15 at halftime. The Titans (21-6) got within 33-28 with 3:12 to go, but Samantha Scott answered with a pair of 3-pointers in a 23-second span to extend the lead to 11 entering the fourth.

Presley Case added 14 points for North Scott, hitting 3 of 7 3-point attempts. McKenna Pettepier and Delaney Esterling led Lewis Central with eight points apiece.

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CLASS 2A CHAMPIONSHIP

No. 3 North Linn 66, No. 5 Osage 42

The Lynx shot 58.1 percent, including 7 of 15 from 3-point range and rolled to their first girls' state basketball title.

Grace (27) and Abby (21) Flanagan combined for 48 points on 17-for-23 shooting and 7-for-12 from outside. Ellie Ware was 6 for 6 from the field and added 12 points. The Lynx (25-2) led 17-10 after the first quarter and 38-18 at halftime.

Sidney Brandau led Osage (24-3) with 15 points and 10 rebounds.

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No. 1 Newell-Fonda 65, No. 4 Algona Garrigan 63

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Megan Morenz made a shot in the lane with time expiring as Newell-Fonda completed a comeback from down 16 to win its second straight title.

The Mustangs (27-0) trailed 52-36 with 31 seconds left in the third quarter but came all the way back to extend their winning streak to 54.

Macy Sievers had 25 points on 8-for-11 shooting to lead Newell-Fonda. Morenz had 14 points and Ella Larsen logged 12 points and six rebounds.

Freshman Audi Crooks was outstanding for the Golden Bears (25-2), totaling 34 points on 16-for-23 shooting and 17 rebounds. Molly Joyce added 12 points.

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