Girls' Class 4A state hoops

Thursday, March 5, 2009

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.

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