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Not only did SB-L qualify for state, the Warriors go in as the top-ranked team in Class 4A with a 34-3 record. “I knew the potential was there and it would be up to them,” coach Renee Winkel said.
Western Christian, which is 38-5, went wire-to-wire as the top team in the rankings and is the No. 1 seed when the state tournament starts on Wednesday in 2A.
The Knights didn’t get a chance to make another deep run in 2A this season because the school’s enrollment bumped Unity up to Class 3A. That put them in competition with MOC-Floyd Valley, Spirit Lake, Sheldon and other larger schools.
The Jays almost didn’t make it back to Cedar Rapids, but came back from a 2-1 deficit against Newell-Fonda to earn their 10th trip in 11 years. “That was really a sweet win for us," coach Mike Meyer said.