Prep Volleyball

Iowa state volleyball tournament 2020: Updated brackets, scores, schedules

(Andy Abeyta/The Gazette)
(Andy Abeyta/The Gazette)

Forty Iowa high school volleyball teams punched their tickets to Alliant Energy PowerHouse in downtown Cedar Rapids for the state tournament.

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union has released brackets for all five classes, with 5A getting the tournament started Monday morning.

Four of the five defending champions are back: Cedar Falls (5A), Sergeant Bluff-Luton (4A), Mount Vernon (3A) and Western Christian (2A) are back, but only Western is ranked No. 1 this season. The other top-ranked teams are West Des Moines Dowling (5A), Cedar Rapids Xavier (4A), Osage (3A) and Janesville (1A).

Here’s a look at the updated pairings, scores and schedules.

Class 5A

Quarterfinals — Monday, Nov. 2

No. 1 West Des Moines Dowling 3, No. 8 Dubuque Hempstead 1 (23-25, 25-15, 25-17, 25-17)

No. 5 Iowa City Liberty 3, No. 4 West Des Moines Valley 1 (25-20, 20-25, 25-17, 26-24)

No. 2 Ankeny 3, No. 7 Ankeny Centennial 1 (22-25, 25-12, 25-18, 25-17)

No. 3 Pleasant Valley 3, No. 6 Cedar Falls 1 (20-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-23)

Semifinals — Wednesday, Nov. 4

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No. 5 Iowa City Liberty 3, No. 1 West Des Moines Dowling 2 (25-19, 23-25, 25-15, 23-25, 15-12)

No. 2 Ankeny 3, No. 3 Pleasant Valley 2 (25-15, 19-25, 25-22, 26-28, 15-7)

Final — Thursday, Nov. 5

No. 2 Ankeny 3, No. 5 Iowa City Liberty 1 (25-21, 25-17, 21-25, 25-19)

Class 4A

Quarterfinals — Monday, Nov. 2

No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier 3, Dallas Center-Grimes 0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-11)

No. 5 Western Dubuque 3, No. 6 Sergeant Bluff-Luton 2 (25-13, 19-25, 20-25, 25-15, 15-11)

No. 10 Gilbert 3, No. 3 North Scott 0 (25-19, 25-14, 25-21)

No. 8 West Delaware 3, No. 4 Glenwood 2 (25-17, 24-26, 20-25, 25-22, 16-14)

Semifinals — Wednesday, Nov. 4

No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier 3, No. 5 Western Dubuque 0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-16)

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No. 8 West Delaware 3, No. 10 Gilbert 0 (25-19, 25-13, 25-16)

Final — Thursday, Nov. 5

No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier 3, No. 8 West Delaware 0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-18)

Class 3A

Quarterfinals — Monday, Nov. 2 and Tuesday, Nov. 3

No. 1 Osage 3, No. 10 Humboldt 0 (25-16, 25-20, 25-11)

No. 4 Davenport Assumption 3, No. 5 Unity Christian 1 (25-20, 17-25, 25-18, 25-22)

No. 2 Clarion CGD 3, No. 9 Red Oak 0 (25-13, 25-22, 25-19)

No. 3 Mount Vernon 3, No. 7 Union Community 1 (25-13, 25-14, 23-25, 25-15)

Semifinals — Wednesday, Nov. 4

No. 1 Osage 3, No. 4 Davenport Assumption 1 (23-25, 26-24, 25-23, 25-17)

No. 3 Mount Vernon 3, No. 2 Clarion CGD 0 (25-16, 25-22, 25-13)

Final — Thursday, Nov. 5

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No. 1 Osage 3, No. 3 Mount Vernon 0 (25-6, 25-17, 25-20)

Class 2A

Quarterfinals — Tuesday, Nov. 3

No. 1 Western Christian 3, South Hardin 1 (25-19, 25-27, 25-12, 25-10)

No. 6 Denver 3, No. 4 Boyden-Hull 1 (25-22, 11-25, 25-22, 26-24)

No. 2 Wilton 3, No. 11 Van Meter 0 (25-13, 25-21, 25-13)

No. 3 Dike-New Hartford 3, No. 7 Sumner-Fredericksburg 0 (25-17, 25-12, 25-13)

Semifinals — Wednesday, Nov. 4

No. 6 Denver 3, No. 1 Western Christian 0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-20)

No. 3 Dike-New Hartford 3, No. 2 Wilton 0 (25-17, 25-21, 25-16)

Final — Thursday, Nov. 5

No. 3 Dike-New Hartford 3, No. 6 Denver 0 (25-13, 25-12, 25-15)

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Class 1A

UPDATE: No. 2 Wapsie Valley (20-7) dropped out of the state tournament due to COVID-19. No. 14 Burlington Notre Dame (17-5) received a bye to the semifinals.

Quarterfinals — Tuesday, Nov. 3

Council Bluffs St. Albert 3, No. 1 Janesville 1 (25-20, 25-18, 18-25, 26-24)

No. 4 Gladbrook-Reinbeck 3, No. 7 Springville 0 (25-9, 26-24, 25-11)

No. 3 Le Mars Gehlen 3, No. 11 New London 2 (25-19, 13-25, 25-18, 14-25, 15-12)

Semifinals — Wednesday, Nov. 4

No. 4 Gladbrook-Reinbeck 3, Council Bluffs St. Albert 0 (25-20, 25-23, 25-17)

No. 14 Burlington Notre Dame 3, No. 3 Le Mars Gehlen 0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-20)

Final — Thursday, Nov. 5

No. 14 Burlington Notre Dame 3, No. 4 Gladbrook-Reinbeck 1 (25-20, 21-25, 25-18, 26-24)

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