The top five ranked high schools in each class in the Iowa girls basketball state tournament emerged as state champions. Johnston (5A), Clear Creek-Amana (4A), Solon (3A), Dike-New Hartford (2A), and North Linn (1A) claimed titles at Wells Fargo Arena. Johnston dominated the rankings and secured their third state championship in five years with a remarkable 26-0 record.

The Big Picture

The top-ranked schools in the Iowa girls' basketball tournament clinched state titles, showcasing consistent excellence across different classes, culminating in Johnston's impressive performance.

By the Numbers
  • Johnston went 118-6 in the last five years, securing their third state title.
  • Clear Creek-Amana won their first state-tournament game this season and claimed the 4A title with a perfect 26-0 record.
State of Play
  • Johnston completed a wire-to-wire run atop 5A and the overall rankings.
  • Davenport North faced challenges after losing a key player to injury, impacting their tournament performance.
  • Several high schools showcased exceptional skills and competitiveness, reflecting a thriving girls' basketball scene in Iowa.
Bottom Line

The Iowa high school girls' basketball tournament highlighted the dominance of top-ranked schools like Johnston and the emergence of Clear Creek-Amana, underscoring the depth of talent and competitiveness in the state's basketball scene.