CLASS 1A RECAP 2-22-23 IOWA CITY, Iowa – Schools in Class 1A competed in the district finals on Tuesday night with the winners heading on to Saturday’s substate championship round. This weekend’s victors earn a trip to the state tournament in…
IOWA CITY, Iowa – Schools in Class 1A competed in the district finals on Tuesday night with the winners heading on to Saturday’s substate championship round. This weekend’s victors earn a trip to the state tournament in Des Moines.
Here’s who’s moving on after a fun set of district finals:
-Fifth-ranked West Christian (19-3) topped Estherville Lincoln Central, 69-58, in Tuesday’s District 1 championship game at Sheldon. Tate VanRegenmorter has paced the Wolfpack with 14.6 points and 5.4 rebounds per game this season.
-The Wolfpack will take on No. 10 West Lyon in Saturday’s substate title contest at MOC-Floyd Valley. The Wildcats (18-4) eliminated Emmetsburg, 66-55, in Tuesday’s District 2 final at Okoboji. They were led by Darren Meyer’s 22 points and four rebounds.(16 points, 7 assists) and Trevor Ciesielski (15 points, 8 assists, 6 rebounds) also stood out for the winners.
-No. 4 Sioux Central (23-0) reached the substate final with an 80-59 win against South Central Calhoun in Tuesday’s District 3 championship at Storm Lake.netted 32 points and dished out nine assists for Rebels, who also received 26 points and 11 rebounds from as well as 16 points from Ethan Mills.
-Kuemper Catholic is next up for Sioux Central after the Knights knocked off OABCIG, 79-57, in Tuesday’s District 4 final at East Sac County. Kuemper (17-6) got 21 points from, while DJ Vonnahme added 14 points, eight rebounds, two steals and a block for the victors.
-Second-rated Roland-Story (23-1) advanced with a 61-55 triumph against South Hardin in Tuesday’s District 5 championship game at Gilbert. The Norsemen have been led this season by(18.4 PPG) and (10.3 PPG, 13.3 RPG).
-Roland-Story will meet Hudson in Saturday’s substate final at Marshalltown. The Pirates (18-6) topped Union Community, 79-54, in Tuesday’s District 6 title contest at Dike New Hartford. Junior(24 points, 15 rebounds) paced the winners with teammates Lyle Olsen (21 points) and Culin Ugrin (19) also reaching double figures in scoring.
-No. 8 Lake Mills (23-0) bested Osage, 72-47, in Tuesday’s District 7 final at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura.scored 21 points for the victors, while , a sophomore, grabbed 20 rebounds to go with 16 points. Eli Menke contributed 14 points and six rebounds to the cause.
-Lake Mills meets MFL MarMac in Saturday’s substate championship at Charles City. The Bulldogs (23-1) beat Beckman Catholic, 54-51, in Tuesday’s District 8 finale at Central Elkader. They were led by Carver Blietz-Bentein’s 17 points. Parker Kuehl added 16 points and 15 for the winners.
-Third-ranked Aplington-Parkersburg (21-2) proved too much for Jesup during a 74-58 District 9 final win.and each scored 16 points for the Falcons, while teammate added 13.
-A-P will face Monticello in Saturday’s substate title game at Dike-New Hartford. The Panthers (16-6) took out No. 9 Alburnett, 57-51, in Tuesday’s District 10 championship tilt at Marion. Prep Hoops’ Tony Roe filed takeaways from that contest.
-No. 6 West Burlington (22-1) marched on with a 49-32 triumph against Albia in Tuesday’s District 11 finale at Davis County. Jace Figuereo scored 16 points and pulled down six rebounds for the Falcons.(13 points, 5 rebounds, 4 steals, 3 assists) and (12 points, four assists) also shined during the victory.
-West Burlingon next meets Pella Christian in Saturday’s substate championship tilt at Oskaloosa. The Eagles (14-9) bested Wilton, 68-65, in Tuesday’s District 12 title matchup at Williamsburg.(22 points) and (21) were high scorers in the win. Wilton’s completed his outstanding prep career with 26 points, 16 rebounds, four assists and three blocks.
-Seventh-rated AHSTW (21-2) moved on with a 64-49 win against Van Meter in Tuesday’s District 13 final at West Central Valley. netted 20 points for the victors. (14), Nick Denning (10) and Ryan Wedemeyer (10) also reached double figures in scoring for the Vikings.
-Des Moines Christian will challenge AHSTW in Saturday’s substate title contest at ADM. The Lions (17-6) edged Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, 55-54, in Tuesday’s District 14 championship at Oskaloosa. drilled a game-winning trey.
-No. 1 Central Lyon (20-1) advanced with a 65-50 victory against West Sioux in Tuesday’s District 15 championship at MOC-Floyd Valley. Iowa Football signeepaced the Lions with 24 points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals. added 23 points and 11 boards for the winners, while teammate chipped in with 12 points, nine rebounds and three assists.
-Central Lyon next clashes with Treynor, a 63-53 winner against Underwood in Tuesday’s District 16 final at Lincoln.scored 16 points and corralled four rebounds for the Cardinals (17-6). Ethan Konz (11 points) and Karson Elwood (10) also scored in double figures for them.