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Mar 01

North Union Advances, Garrigan Falls at Girls State Basketball

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com

Des Moines, Iowa — The North Union Warrior girls’ basketball team earned a second game at the Wells Fargo Arena, following the team’s 47-46 win over #2 Panorama.

The Warriors will take on #3 Cascade in the 2A semifinals, Friday.

Chloe Loftstrom led the Warriors with 14 points and 9 rebounds, while Samantha Hagedorn added 13 points on 6-11 shooting from the field.

#3 Cascade defeated #6 Dike-New Hartford 61-44 in the quarters on Tuesday.

The #8 seed Algona Bishop Garrigan girls ran into a buzz-saw in the quarterfinals, dropping to state power and #1 seed Springville, 54-36.

The Cardinals were back-to-back Class 1A state champions.

North Union’s contest versus Cascade can be heard on KHBT’s sister station, KLGA of Algona, with tip-off slated for 11:45 a.m. Friday.