Girls basketball pairings released for 1A, 2A

Dike-New Hartford's Jadyn Petersen (3) dribbles into the paint as Aplington-Parkersburg's Ellie Etjen defends during a game in Parkersburg earlier this season. (Jake Ryder photo)
Jake Ryder
Mid-America Publishing

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union released postseason pairings for girls basketball in Class 1A, 2A, and 3A today.

Class 1A

AGWSR (10-9) hosts St. Edmond (0-18) in a first-round Region 3 matchup on Thursday, Feb. 10. Second-ranked Bishop Garrigan (16-3) is the top seed in Region 3.

In the area's only opening-round matchup between two local teams, BCLUW will head to Gladbrook-Reinbeck for a Region 5 first-round game on Thursday, Feb. 10. G-R (9-11) has won both meetings with the Comets (10-8) in the regular season. The winner takes on the top seed, third-ranked Springville (19-1).

Complete Class 1A pairings (IGHSAU)

Class 2A

Ranked area teams Dike-New Hartford, Grundy Center and Aplington-Parkersburg all received byes to the quarterfinals, which will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 15.

The top-ranked Wolverines (17-1) are in Region 3 as the only ranked team in their bracket. West Fork (16-3) is the No. 2 seed. South Hardin (5-14) is also in Region 3, hosting East Marshall (1-18) in a first-round matchup on Saturday, Feb. 12.

Grundy Center (17-2) is ranked ninth in 2A and is the No. 2 seed in Region 5 and would host through at least the semifinals. They are likely to run into 8th-ranked Jesup (16-3) if they make the regional final. Jesup won a regular-season meeting in Grundy Center on Jan. 4, 53-42.

A-P (14-4), ranked 12th in 2A, is the No. 2 seed in Region 4, and the bottom half of the bracket will likely run through Parkersburg. No. 2 Denver (17-2) is the top seed in Region 4 - the Cyclones beat A-P 46-28 on Jan. 21 and the teams are scheduled to meet again on Feb. 8.

Complete Class 2A pairings (IGHSAU)




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