The High School Boys Basketball State Tournament in Des Moines gets underway this morning with Class 1A play. Our first coverage area team in action is top-ranked 25-0 North Linn as they face the 8th-seed 18-6 South Winneshiek. The Lynx won the 2A title in 2019 and were runners-up last season as they are back in 1A for the first time since 2018. Sports Director Jon Swisher will be joined by North Linn Girls assistant coach Nate Sanderson on the call with the pregame starting around 9:45 and a 10:00 tip-off slated on Mix 94.7.
The other 1A Quarterfinals include:
Martensdale-St. Mary’s vs. Easton Valley at Noon.
Lake Mills and Montezuma at 2:00.
Grand View Christian against Remsen St. Mary’s 4:00.
Class 2A begins at 6:00 with Boyden-Hull vs. South Central Calhoun.
At 8:00, Aplington-Parkersburg takes on Van Meter.
Tomorrow on Day 2- Beckman, Western Dubuque and Monticello will play their opening round contests.