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Iowa boys' state basketball: Championship scores, stats, full game replays and more

North Linn's Austin Miller (13) jumps to shoot as Boyden-Hull's Marcus Kelderman (4) gets an arm up to try and block dur
North Linn's Austin Miller (13) jumps to shoot as Boyden-Hull's Marcus Kelderman (4) gets an arm up to try and block during the fourth quarter of their Class 2A state championship game at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Friday, March 13, 2020. (Andy Abeyta/The Gazette)

Championship Friday at 2020 Iowa high school boys’ state basketball tournament looked a little different this year with attendance restrictions in place at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But the games were still on, though, and four championswere crowned after a pair of consolation games.

Wapsie Valley (1A), Boyden-Hull (2A), Norwalk (3A) and Ankeny (4A) took home state titles.

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CLASS 4A CHAMPIONSHIP

Ankeny 78, No. 6 Waukee 70

Ankeny started the postseason unranked and ended it as the Class 4A state champion, its first title since 1995.

The Hawks (21-5) made 10 of 17 3-point attempts, including a 3-for-4 mark from Jordan Kumm, who scored 16 points and dished nine assists. Braxton Bayless also had 16 points, while Jaxon Smith scored 14, Ryan Crandell 13 and Nolan Otten 12 in a balanced effort. They all made at least one 3, as did Brecken Manus.

Ankeny closed the first quarter on a 10-3 run to go up 16-13 and never trailed again. It was 33-24 at halftime and 49-31 after three as the Warriors (23-3) went nearly 10 minutes at one point without a made field goal.

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Payton Sandfort led Waukee with a game-high 23 points, plus eight rebounds. Tucker DeVries had 19 and nine.

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CLASS 3A CHAMPIONSHIP

No. 1 Norwalk 70, Sergeant Bluff-Luton 68

Top-seeded Norwalk pulled away from a 26-26 halftime tie to win its first boys' state basketball title.

Sergeant Bluff-Luton (16-11) whittled a 14-point fourth-quarter Norwalk lead down to two, but was out of timeouts with less than five seconds left, meaning Norwalk (24-3) didn't need to inbound the ball.

Bowen Born was 6 of 21 from the field, but 10 of 11 at the line and scored 23 points, with seven rebounds and four assists. Grant Larson made four 3-pointers and scored 16 points. Jake Layman and Daniel Wright had 21 apiece for SBL. Wright made four 3s and also grabbed 15 rebounds.

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CLASS 2A CHAMPIONSHIP

No. 8 Boyden-Hull 64, No. 2 North Linn 51

Top-seeded Boyden-Hull beat defending champion North Linn in a rematch of last year's Class 2A title game.

Andrew Frick (22) and Tanner Te Slaa (20) combined for 42 points for the Comets (24-3), who led 26-20 at halftime and pulled away with a 21-11 third-quarter advantage. Te Slaa also grabbed nine rebounds. Keyton Moser added 13 points, six rebounds and five assists.

The Lynx (26-1) shot 38.8 percent and were paced by 23 points and 11 boards from Austin Miller.

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CLASS 1A CHAMPIONSHIP

Wapsie Valley 65, No. 4 Algona Garrigan 53

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Kiks Rosengarten scored 21 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and Gunner Meyer scored all 13 of his points in the second half as Wapsie Valley (21-7) claimed its first boys' state basketball title.

The Warriors trailed 29-26 at halftime but Meyer sparked a 10-1 third-quarter run with two 3-pointers and a layup to help Wapsie take a four-point lead into the fourth. Eighth-seeded Wapsie never trailed in the final 12 1/2 minutes as it completed a stunning postseason run. Blayde Bellis added 16 points and seven rebounds and Kobe Risse totaled 10 points and eight assists.

Marcus Plathe scored 16 points for Garrigan (24-3). Angelo Winkel had 15 points and 12 boards.

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CLASS 3A CONSOLATION

Clear Creek Amana 76, Ballard 73 (OT)

Tyler Schrepfer's 3-pointer from the corner with five seconds remaining in overtime gave Clear Creek Amana (21-6) third place in Class 3A. Schrepfer had 12 points for the Clippers. Nick O'Connor made 8 of 14 3-point attempts and had a game-high 28 points and Christian Withrow totaled 22 points, seven rebounds and five assists.

Ashton Hermann scored 18 for Ballard (19-8) and Connor Drew, Mason Murphy and Nic Edwards each had 14. Drew went 1 for 2 at the line with 45 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the game at 69.

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CLASS 4A CONSOLATION

No. 5 Cedar Falls 65, No. 1 Ankeny Centennial 58

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Josh Ollendieck scored 16 points and Trey Campbell and Chase Courbat had 13 apiece to lead Cedar Falls (23-3) to third place in Class 4A. Cody McCullough put up 21 points and 24 rebounds for Centennial (24-3).

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