Boys basketball postseason pairings for 1A, 2A

Grundy Center's Dexter Whitehill jumps to get a hand in the face of Aplington-Parkersburg's Jayden Mackie during a boys basketball game earlier this season. (Jake Ryder photo)
Jake Ryder
The Grundy Register

Class 2A

Aplington-Parkersburg, Dike-New Hartford, Grundy Center and South Hardin are all in District 7 -- Aplington-Parkersburg and Grundy Center received byes to the district semifinals.
Dike-New Hartford (7-11) will play South Hamilton (3-15) in the early game of a quarterfinal doubleheader at Eldora on Monday, Feb. 14 at 6:30 p.m.; South Hardin (9-9) follows that game with a matchup against East Marshall (5-14).
The D-NH/South Hamilton winner will take on top seed and fourth-ranked Aplington-Parkersburg (15-2) at a semifinal doubleheader in Parkersburg at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17; the South Hardin/East Marshall winner takes on Grundy Center (14-4) in the nightcap.
The district final is Tuesday, Feb. 22. Denver (14-5) is the top seed in District 8; the District 7 and District 8 champions will meet Saturday, Feb. 26 to determine the state qualifier.

Class 1A

AGWSR (6-12) will start the postseason trail against Maquoketa Valley (8-11) in the first game of a District 5 doubleheader at North Linn on Feb. 14. The winner faces top seed and fourth-ranked North Linn (18-1) in Troy Mills on Feb. 17. Edgewood-Colesburg (16-3) is the top seed in District 6.
Gladbrook-Reinbeck (18-1), ranked seventh in Class 1A, is the top seed in District 7 and will play either HLV (3-16) or Meskwaki Settlement (2-15) in a district quarterfinal in Reinbeck at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 14. The Rebels are also hosting the district semifinals. Easton Valley (16-2) is the top seed in District 8.
BCLUW (1-16) hosts Melcher-Dallas (4-14) in a District 11 play-in game on Friday, Feb. 11. The winner takes on top-seeded Martensdale-St. Marys (16-1) on Feb. 14. Moravia (16-2) is the top seed in District 12.


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