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Posted On: 02/18/21 8:44 AM

The district semifinals are Thursday night in Class 1A and 2A. We take a look at some of the top games in Class 1A action here.

 

The Top Five Games

 

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn at Newell-Fonda

Expect plenty of fireworks in this one, as these are two potent offensive teams that like to get up-and-down. In 6-4 sophomore forward Lance Berends (16.1, 10.0 rebounds), HMS has a player that Newell-Fonda could struggle to match up with. His ability to dominate the offensive glass could be a key factor here if HMS is going to pull off an upset. Newell-Fonda thrives on turning defense into offense, with a defensive unit that averages nearly 14 steals a game. Sophomore guard Carter Sievers (17.3) and junior wing Trey JungersTreyJungers5'11" | SFNewell-Fonda | 2022StateIA (12.9) pace an offensive attack that puts up just under 72 points a night. 

 

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Bishop Garrigan vs. North Iowa (at Newman Catholic)

North Iowa was exceptional in their upset win over 17-5 Newman Catholic on Monday night, shooting 33-56 (58.9%) from the floor in the 80-66 win. The Bison had four players score in double-figures in that

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