Posted On: 02/22/21 1:40 PM


The favorite: One of the more interesting district pairings in Class 4A as there’s plenty of potential up and down the lineup of teams. Pleasant Valley is the #1 seed in this pairing and will look to prove they are the real deal coming off of a season where they finished atop the Mississippi Standings and ended the season on a 7 game win streak. They are led by Senior Jacob TownsendJacobTownsend6'4" | SFPleasant Valley | 2021StateIA (12.3) but this team plays pretty unselfishly and shares the basketball well. Junior PG Ryan DolphinRyanDolphin5'8" | PGPleasant Valley | 2022StateIA (10.7) brings good shooting and heady PG play. The beauty of this team is that there’s no telling who’s night it will be offensively and makes it tough on defenses to game plan for just one or two players. The Spartans will have their hands full but will have a good chance of continuing this successful season onto Des Moines in the end. 

The biggest threat: A team that is pretty similar to Pleasant Valley in that they have good scorers, but it’s always a mystery who is going to lead on that given night is Iowa City Liberty. They are

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