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Iowa girls' state basketball 2019: Friday's scores, stats, highlights and more

It was a busy day for the Iowa high school girls’ state basketball tournament Friday at Wells Fargo Arena. The semifinals wrapped up with Class 1A and 2A, then the championships tipped off with a pair of finals Friday night.

Find box scores, highlights and coverage below

State tournament coverage

» Center Point-Urbana rolls past North Polk for 3A state title

» West Hancock leads throughout, downs Montezuma

» Grundy Center evens the score with Cascade

» Updated state tournament pairings, scores and schedule

 

Friday's state tournament schedule, scores

CLASS 2A SEMIFINALS

No. 1 Grundy Center 59, No. 5 Cascade 49

Grundy Center (24-0) used a 21-9 third quarter to overcome a 17-16 halftime deficit and return to the state championship game, ousting last year's champion in the process.

Hailey Wallis scored 25 points, hitting 6 of 11 shots from the field, including 3 of 7 3-pointers, and 10 of 14 free throws.

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Nicole McDermott poured in 26 points for Cascade (23-2) on 8-for-11 shooting and made all 10 free throws. The Cougars closed within 48-44 in the fourth quarter on a four-point possession from McDermott, but could get no closer.

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No. 3 Treynor 58, No. 2 Central Decatur 53

Central Decatur (23-1) sliced a 19-point Treynor lead to three in the fourth quarter, but Treynor held on to advance to the Class 2A final.

Konnor Sudmann scored a Class 2A state tournament record 34 points for Treynor (25-1). She made 8 of 13 field goals, including 4 of 6 3-pointers, and 14 of 16 free throws. Alli Masters led Central Decatur with 24.

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CLASS 1A SEMIFINALS

No. 1 Newell-Fonda 81, No. 7 Bellevue Marquette 56

Newell-Fonda (26-0) swiped 30 steals and forced 39 total turnovers as it raced to the 1A title game.

Macy Sievers led four Mustangs in double figures with 16 points and had 10 steals, six rebounds and five assists. Megan Morenz added 12 points, Emma Stewart 11 and Olivia Larsen 10. Tori Michel led Marquette (22-3) with 17 points and 10 boards.

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No. 2 West Hancock 59, No. 2 Montezuma 50

Rachel Leerar scored 25 points on 11-for-19 shooting and added seven rebounds and six assists to lead West Hancock (25-1) to the 1A final.

The Eagles shot 50 percent from the field to Monezuma's 32.7 percent clip. Shateah Wetering led the Bravettes (22-3) with 14 points, nine rebounds and four assists.

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CLASS 5A CHAMPIONSHIP

No. 8 West Des Moines Valley 65, No. 3 Southeast Polk 60

Zoe Young's three-point play with 46 seconds remaining gave Valley (20-5) a 61-60 lead, and the Tigers closed out their second state title in three years.

Young finished with a game-high 23 points, plus 10 rebounds and seven assists. Shea Fuller added 22 points, making 6 of 8 3-pointers.

Grace Larkins led Southeast Polk (21-4) with 17.

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CLASS 3A CHAMPIONSHIP

No. 3 Center Point-Urbana 54, No. 1 North Polk 36

CPU suffocated a third straight state tournament opponent, holding North Polk to 30-percent shooting for the 3A state title.

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Adrianna Katcher had 16 points, nine rebounds and six assists and was named all-tournament captain. Ryley Gobel, also named to the all-tournament team had 12 points and eight boards.

The Stormin' Pointers (24-2) led 15-8 after one quarter and 31-18 at halftime.

Jaedon Murphy led North Polk (23-3) with 17 points.

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