No. 7 Crestwood Girls Edge No. 2 Osage in Region Final, Advance to State!
CHARLES CITY - The No. 7 Crestwood girls' basketball team held off a late charge by No. 2 Osage to earn a 53-49 win over the Green Devils on Saturday, Feb. 16 in the Region Final, which allowed them to earn their third straight trip to the Class 3A State Tournament. This year marks the eighth time in school history that the Cadet girls' basketball team has qualified for State (1995, 1997, 2003, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019).
According to the Class 3A State Tournament Pairings released late Saturday night, the No. 4 seed Cadets (15-5) will face No. 5 seed Waukon (18-3) in the quarterfinal round at State at 6:45 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. The winner of this game will play either No. 1 North Polk (21-2) or No. 8 Estherville-Lincoln Central (14-10) in the semifinal at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28. The 3A championship game will be held on Friday, March 1 at 8 p.m.