Johnston defeats Waukee 74-33 in the Class 5A semifinal game, led by big-game performances from future Division I players Lewis and Tanke.

The Big Picture

Johnston's decisive victory sets up a championship rematch with West Des Moines Dowling, the CIML Conference foe.

By the Numbers
  • Johnston's 24-0 record to the championship game
  • Top scorers: Lewis with 22 points, Tanke with 19 points and 11 rebounds
  • Waukee's shooting percentage: 26.7% for the game, 11.8% in the second half
State of Play
  • Johnston making its 10th straight state tournament appearance
  • West Des Moines Dowling (21-4) faces unbeaten Johnston in the final
What's Next

Johnston faces West Des Moines Dowling in the championship game with a chance to maintain their unbeaten record and secure another title.

Bottom Line

Johnston's dominant performance propels them to the state championship game, setting up a highly anticipated showdown with West Des Moines Dowling.