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Iowa girls' state basketball: Wednesday's scores, stats, full game replays and more

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

The quarterfinal round wrapped up Wednesday at the 2020 Iowa high school girls’ state basketball tournament with six more games at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

Find box scores, links to more coverage and full game replays here.

Girls’ state basketball coverage

» Newell-Fonda is a big-time small-school girls' basketball program

» Saint Ansgar uses old-school basketball to sideline Montezuma in 1A quarterfinals

» North Linn shines in the 4th quarter, rallies past Western Christian in 2A quarterfinals

» Tuesday's girls' state basketball scores, stats, full game replays and more

» Updated girls' state basketball pairings and schedule

 

Wednesday's girls' state basketball scores

CLASS 2A QUARTERFINALS

No. 2 West Hancock 57, No. 12 Logan-Magnolia 31

West Hancock (25-1) limited Logan-Magnolia to one point in the third quarter to pull away in the first game of the day.

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The Panthers (21-4) scored the first seven points of the game and kept pace in the first quarter. They trailed 16-13 after eight minutes and 30-21 at halftime, but ran out of gas in the second half. It was 38-22 entering the fourth.

Rachel Leerar filled up the box score with 15 points, six rebounds and seven assists for West Hancock. Kelly Kennedy added 12 points and Amanda Chizek had 10 points and 10 boards. Emilie Thompson led L-M with 10 points.

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No. 3 North Linn 49, No. 8 Western Christian 44

North Linn outscored Western Christian 15-8 in the fourth quarter to prevail in the last Class 2A quarterfinal game.

The Lynx (23-2) led 24-17 at halftime, but the Wolfpack (17-8) started the second half on a 9-0 run to take the lead and entered the fourth quarter up 36-34. The lead stretched to four before North Linn went on a 7-0 run, taking the lead for good on an Abby Flanagan 3-pointer to go up 41-38 with 5:10 to go.

Grace Flanagan led the way with 15 points and also had six rebounds and three assists. Ellie Ware had 11 points and seven boards and Sydney Burke added 10 points. Olivia Granstra paced Western with a game-high 20 points and eight rebounds.

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CLASS 1A QUARTERFINALS

No. 1 Newell-Fonda 77, Council Bluffs St. Albert 47

Top-ranked Newell-Fonda (25-0) led 53-22 at halftime and cruised to a 30-point victory over St. Albert (13-12).

The Mustangs never trailed, jumping out to a 12-2 lead and leading 28-13 after the first quarter. They forced 29 turnovers and made 8 of 20 3-point attempts.

Ella Larson had 14 points and six rebounds for Newell-Fonda, which had nine players score. Maggie Walker and Bailey Sievers scored 13 apiece. Megan Morenz had 11. St. Albert was led by Allie Petry's game-high 19 points and 10 rebounds.

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No. 7 Saint Ansgar 51, No. 5 Montezuma 46

Down 36-35 with 5:36 left, Saint Ansgar (22-2) scored the next five points and held on to advance. Madison Hillman's layup gave the Saints the lead and Brooklyn Hackbart extended it to four with a putback three-point play.

The Saints went 15 of 17 at the free-throw line. Gracie Uurbatsch had 15 points and seven rebounds. Hackbart finished with 13 points and 10 boards and Hali Anderson also had 13 points.

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Montezuma (23-2) got out to a 14-4 lead but scored just four second-quarter points and went into halftime tied at 18. Iowa commit Shateah Wetering led the Bravettes with 22 points on 9-for-25 shooting, eight rebounds and four assists.

» Saint Ansgar uses old-school basketball to sideline Montezuma

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No. 2 Bellevue Marquette 60, Le Mars Gehlen 53

Three Marquette players had double-doubles as the Mohawks advanced to the semifinals. Tori Michel had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Miranda Peters scored 17 points and pulled down 18 rebounds and Ellie O'Brien totaled 10 points and 13 boards.

Marquette (24-1) scored the first five points of the fourth quarter and went on an 18-7 run to pull away after the game was tied at 36.

Sydney Livermore led the Jays (15-10) with 15 points and 12 rebounds.

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No. 4 Algona Garrigan 55, Martensdale-St. Marys 40

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The Golden Bears outscored the Blue Devils 14-5 in the second quarter to take a 26-17 halftime lead, and they didn't look back.

Freshman Audi Crooks poured in 25 points on 11-for-18 shooting and grabbed 14 rebounds for Garrigan (24-1). Kaylyn Meyers added 12 points.

Martensdale-St. Marys (18-9) was led by Jensen Archibald's 14 points. Anna Parrott had 12 points and 12 rebounds.

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