ON TO STATE for first time in nearly a decade ...

Players and coaches of the ninth-rated Waukon girls basketball team display their banners telling the tale of their qualification for the Class 3A State Tournament after a 55-44 Region 4 Championship victory over 13th-rated Davenport Assumption Saturday, February 16 at Marion High School. The Indians qualified for the season grand finale for the first time since the 2009-2010 season, when the basketball Tribe finished as the Class 3A State Tournament Runner-Up. They will open that State Tournament trek Monday, February 25 at 6:45 p.m. against fellow Northeast Iowa Conference squad Crestwood, rated seventh in Class 3A, at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

Full coverage of the Indians' regional championship and State Tournament qualification journey is available in the February 20 edition of The Standard. You can subscribe to The Standard's print edition or e-edition by clicking here.

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