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Go-Hawks beat Grinnell, 67-58; advance top 3A semi-finals

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Defending State Champion,Waverly-Shell Rock, turned back a late challenge from Grinnell Tuesday night, 67-58, to advance to the Class 3A semi-finals Thursday night against Central Clinton of DeWitt.

Waverly-Shell Rock, now 22-3 on the season took an 8-point lead midway through the second quarter, but Grinnell battled back and tied the game at 55 in the 4th quarter.

The Go-Hawks made their free throws late in the game and went on to win, 67-58.

Central Clinton (22-3) beat MOC Floyd Valley 69-67, to advance to the semis in the lower bracket. Waverly-Shell Rock and Central Clinton meet Thursday night in the late 3A semi-final at 8:15. 

In the top bracket, Top-ranked Dubuque Wahlert beat Chariton, 81-59, and will face top-seeded Harlan (22-2) in the other semi-final Thursday night at 6:35.  Harlan beat Humboldt to advance.
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