Prep Volleyball

Iowa state volleyball tournament 2020: The Gazette's predictions

Our title picks: Ankeny, Cedar Rapids Xavier, Mount Vernon, Dike-New Hartford, Janesville

Cedar Rapids Xavier's Maya Karl attacks against Mount Vernon's Camryn Ellyson (10) in a match at Mount Vernon on Sept. 2
Cedar Rapids Xavier’s Maya Karl attacks against Mount Vernon’s Camryn Ellyson (10) in a match at Mount Vernon on Sept. 26. Xavier is The Gazette’s pick to win the Class 4A championship, whith Mount Vernon the choice to repeat in 3A. (Cliff Jette/Freelance for The Gazette)

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Gazette’s predictions for the 2020 Iowa high school state volleyball tournament, which runs Monday through Thursday at the Alliant Energy PowerHouse.

Class 5A


West Des Moines Dowling over Dubuque Hempstead in 3

Iowa City Liberty over West Des Moines Valley in 5

Ankeny over Ankeny Centennial in 4

Pleasant Valley over Cedar Falls in 5


West Des Moines Dowling over Iowa City Liberty in 5

Ankeny over Pleasant Valley in 4


Ankeny over West Des Moines Dowling in 5


Class 4A


Cedar Rapids Xavier over Dallas Center-Grimes in 4

Western Dubuque over Sergeant Bluff-Luton in 4

Gilbert over North Scott in 5

Glenwood over West Delaware in 4


Cedar Rapids Xavier over Western Dubuque in 5

Glenwood over Gilbert in 4


Cedar Rapids Xavier over Glenwood in 4


Class 3A


Osage over Humboldt in 3

Unity Christian over Davenport Assumption in 5

Clarion CGD over Red Oak in 4

Mount Vernon over Union Community in 4


Osage over Unity Christian in 4

Mount Vernon over Clarion CGD in 5


Mount Vernon over Osage in 5


Class 2A


Western Christian over South Hardin in 3

Denver over Boyden-Hull in 5

Wilton over Van Meter in 3

Dike-New Hartford over Sumner-Fredericksburg in 4


Western Christian over Denver in 4

Dike-New Hartford over Wilton in 5


Dike-New Hartford over Western Christian in 5


Class 1A


Janesville over Council Bluffs St. Albert in 4

Gladbrook-Reinbeck over Springville in 5

Burlington Notre Dame advances, bye

Le Mars Gehlen over New London in 5


Janesville over Gladbrook-Reinbeck in 4

Le Mars Gehlen over Burlington Notre Dame in 5


Janesville over Le Mars Gehlen in 3

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