(Des Moines) Tember Shechinger's huge game and IKM-Manning's big second half helped the Wolves advance to the Class 2A State Semi-Finals.
IKM-Manning got 23 points, 15 rebounds, 9 assists, and 5 steals from their versatile senior point guard int he 71-55 first round victory. The Wolves trailed the previously unbeated Bellevue Comets by two points at halftime but used an 11-2 third quarter run to take control of the game. IKM-Manning would outscore their opponents 24-13 in the third quarter and 42-24 in the second half.
The 3rd ranked Wolves move on to the semi-finals where they will match up with 22-3 Pella Christian. #15 Pella Christian also defeated a previously unbeaten opponent in the first round with their 66-63 win over #2 West Hancock.