Girls' Class 4A state hoops
S.C. Nrth 78, Indianola 56
The second-ranked Stars' high-powered offense raced paced Indianola behind a 20-point effort by Brittni Donaldson. Jalyssa Ceasar added 19 points and 7 boards as the 23-1 Stars advanced to Friday's matchup with C.R. Kennedy.
Indianola finishes at 17-7. They were led by Hanna Beeler's 14 points and nine rebounds.
Kennedy 68, Waukee 50
Cedar Rapids Kennedy continues to roll in the postseason thanks to a 20-points, 14 rebound night by Jade Rogers.
The Cougars knocked off defending champion Iowa City High in the regional finals to qualify.
#8 Waukee finishes the season at 17-7 overall.
Linn-Mar 34, CR Xavier 31
Top-ranked Linn-Mar was pushed but kept their title hopes alive, staying undefeated on the year at 24-0.
Jamie Printy led L-M with 11 points while DJ Norman added 10.
Kray and Collen Bouchard scored seven apiece to lead Xavier who finishes the season at 15-9.
L-M will face Ames Friday.
Ames 45, Ankeny 40
Kionna Kellog nailed four free throws in the final minute and a half to help the #4 Cyclones advance past #5 Ankeny.
Kellog led Ames(22-2) with 12 points and 10 boards while Trisha Nesbitt added 10 points.
Kiara Bomben led Ankeny(18-6) with nine points.