The Dragon girls varsity basketball team advanced to their 5th straight Class 5A Girls State Basketball Tournament on Tuesday after defeating Ames 72-59 at JHS. Maya McDermott poured in a game high 34 points and Kendall Nead added 15 points to lead the way for the Dragons. The Dragons will play on Monday, February 25 at 10:00 am vs CIML rival Urbandale at Wells Fargo Arena.
The winner will advance to the semifinals which will be held on Thursday, February 28 at 10:00 am and will play either WDM Valley or Iowa City, City High. Tickets cost $10 (K-Adult) and must be purchased at either the Wells Fargo box office or online at www.iowaeventscenter.com. New in 2018, the IGHSAU does not send participating schools presale tickets. For complete state tournament information and brackets, click here. Good luck to Coach Jilek and the Dragons next week!