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Two State Champions Crowned in Des Moines

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Boyden-Hull (1A) and Mount Vernon (2A) will be bringing back some hardware for their schools after winning the boys’ state championship in their respective classes Friday night.

Boyden-Hull [1] (26-2) did what no team came close to doing all season, defeating unbeaten Danville [2] (27-1) 63-45 [3].  The Comets shot over 62% for the game and ran away from the Bears in the fourth quarter, outscoring Danville 20-6 in the final frame and frustrating Michael Soukup, holding the twin to just four points on 2-of-10 shooting before he fouled out with five minutes left in the fourth.  Brent Van Roekel scored a game-high 15 points while snagging nine rebounds and dishing out six assists.

Mount Vernon [4] (23-4) rallied from a 15 point third quarter deficit to top St. Edmond [5] (20-7) 48-45 [6] for the class 2A state championship.  Nick Clark scored 24 points for St. Edmond who got to the free throw line just three times as a team while Mount Vernon hit 12-of-18 from the stripe on their way to outscoring the Gaels 31-17 in the second half.  Micah Russel led the Mustangs with 19 points.

Tonight in class 3A, Epworth [7] (24-2) tips against Mt. Pleasant [8] (25-1) for the state title which will be followed by the 4A title game, Sioux City, East [9] (21-3) against Iowa City-West [10] (25-0).

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[1] Boyden-Hull: http://www.quikstatsiowa.com/Public/Basketball/TeamRosterSchedule.aspx?IDSport=57C38F60-B323-4087-A557-9ED925DC546D&IDTeam=E9A2BABE-E68B-4719-8F3A-346CB6A1FB0C

[2] Danville: http://www.quikstatsiowa.com/Public/Basketball/TeamRosterSchedule.aspx?IDSport=57C38F60-B323-4087-A557-9ED925DC546D&IDTeam=D25E5446-3446-469A-853C-1024EB4A8379

[3] 63-45: http://www.iahsaa.org/basketball/2012%20Tournament/12_1A_8.htm

[4] Mount Vernon: http://www.quikstatsiowa.com/Public/Basketball/TeamRosterSchedule.aspx?IDSport=57C38F60-B323-4087-A557-9ED925DC546D&IDTeam=02444AE4-76DC-483B-9106-5069C5898644

[5] St. Edmond: http://www.quikstatsiowa.com/Public/Basketball/TeamRosterSchedule.aspx?IDSport=57C38F60-B323-4087-A557-9ED925DC546D&IDTeam=149299DE-9264-4F91-8D56-001A95C68458

[6] 48-45: http://www.iahsaa.org/basketball/2012%20Tournament/12_2A_8.htm

[7] Epworth: http://www.quikstatsiowa.com/Public/Basketball/TeamRosterSchedule.aspx?IDSport=57C38F60-B323-4087-A557-9ED925DC546D&IDTeam=D1E11CBA-545A-4FCC-979C-070522A71D49

[8] Mt. Pleasant: http://www.quikstatsiowa.com/Public/Basketball/TeamRosterSchedule.aspx?IDSport=57C38F60-B323-4087-A557-9ED925DC546D&IDTeam=2C0F7029-7E1A-4672-B65C-B6139A9BC00B

[9] Sioux City, East: http://www.quikstatsiowa.com/Public/Basketball/TeamRosterSchedule.aspx?IDSport=57C38F60-B323-4087-A557-9ED925DC546D&IDTeam=DB2E4AAF-4CF2-44F4-9393-08ED253FD7F7

[10] Iowa City-West: http://www.quikstatsiowa.com/Public/Basketball/TeamRosterSchedule.aspx?IDSport=57C38F60-B323-4087-A557-9ED925DC546D&IDTeam=4624B44E-7D7B-4CB8-B8E8-9538BEE35CE3

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