South Central Calhoun lead from beginning to end as they defeated Manson NW Webster 57-47.
SSC’s Michaela Graffunder hit 3 of her team high 12 points to start the scoring and the Titans would never trail in their 2A Region Final in Fort Dodge. The Titans Haley Birks also chipped in 12, Hannah Corey added 11 and Wells Ag Supply of Fonda Player of the Game Jayden Khomannyvong had 10 off the bench.
Manson NW Webster found themselves down by 10 multiple time throughout the game but would always answer with a run of their own to cut into the Titan lead. Cougar junior Faith Troshynski lead all scorers with 17 points but was in foul trouble most of the game which limited her minutes. Cloie Herzberg and Kourtney Condon added 11 apiece for the Cougars.
South Central Calhoun improves to 22-2 as they advance to the 2A Iowa Girls State Tournament in Des Moines. Their first round game will be against IKM-Manning (23-1) Monday March 2nd at 6:45pm.
Other 2A first round match-ups include:
Unity Christian (24-0) vs Cascade (21-3)
North Linn (23-1) vs Des Moines Christian (20-4)
Hull Western Christian (21-3) vs Iowa City Regina (21-3)