Waukon girls basketball team wraps up regular season with split of final two games, begins postseason play with 67-41 home win over Oelwein


Leads all scorers ... Waukon girls basketball senior Sydney Ross poured in a game-high 20 points in the Indians’ 67-41 first-round Class 3A Region 4 tournament win over Oelwein Saturday, February 9. Ross also recorded six rebounds, three steals and one assist in the victory.

Indian girls will host North Fayette Valley this Wednesday in regional semifinals

The Waukon girls basketball team wrapped up its 2018-2019 regular season and got its postseason tournament journey underway in fairly successful fashion this past week. The Indians split their final two regular season games, falling at Class 4A fifth-rated Waverly-Shell Rock Monday, February 4 in a game rescheduled from Friday, January 25 by a 54-40 final result before completing their regular season with a 60-35 victory at Decorah Tuesday, February 5. The basketball Tribe then got regional tournament play underway in dominating fashion, blasting Oelwein at home Saturday, February 9 by a 67-41 final result to advance down the postseason road.

The Lady Indians will now host North Fayette Valley this Wednesday, February 13 at 7 p.m. in regional semifinal play, the TigerHawks defeating Anamosa in a Saturday, February 9 first-round game. The winner of that semifinals contest will then advance on to the Region 4 finals to be played Saturday, February 16 at 5 p.m. at Marion High School for the right to play in the Class 3A State Tournament. That finals opponent will emerge from the other Region 4 semifinals match-ups between Monticello and 13th-rated Davenport Assumption, with that Region 4 champion qualifying for the Class 3A State Tournament to be played February 25-March 1 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
 
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