HS STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL: Wednesday Results/Thursday preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:

Day 3 of the High School Girls State Basketball Tournament in Des Moines yesterday saw Class 2A play finish up and 1A Quarterfinals take place:

2A-

#2 Dike-New Hartford 44, #7 Treynor 36
#3 West Branch 49, #6 Grundy Center 33

1A-

#1 Bishop Garrigan 48, Springville 42
#4 Exira-EHK 60, MMCRU 55
#2 Newell-Fonda 88,  #7 Kingsley-Pierson 47
#6 Montezuma 50, #3 Saint Ansgar 45

Today at the tourney:

Class 5A Semifinals
10:00 a.m – Waukee (11-1) vs. Ankeny Centennial (16-2)
12:00 p.m. – Johnston (17-1) vs. Iowa City West (14-3)Box

Class 3A Semifinals
2:00 p.m. – Cherokee (23-0) vs.West Lyon (23-1O)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 4:00 p.m. – Clear Lake (19-1) vs. Unity Christian (23-2)

Class 4A Semifinals
6:00 p.m. – Glenwood (20-3) vs. North Scott (16-2)

8:00 p.m. – Ballard (22-1) vs. Dallas Center-Grimes (21-2)

Our broadcast area coverage resumes Friday morning at 10:00 with Sports Director Jon Swisher and Dan Cassutt as No. 1 Maquoketa Valley faces Nodaway Valley. The Semifinal features 2 teams with records of  24-0 battling for a spot in the 2A championship on Saturday afternoon.

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