(Greenfield) #4 Nodaway Valley's 56-47 elimination of Interstate-35 in the district final moves the Wolverines to the brink of getting back to the state tournament. A win over North Polk in the substate on Saturday would send the squad back to the state tournament for the 5th time since 2005.
Alex Welsch posted another double-double for Nodaway Valley with 21 points and 10 rebounds in the district final triumph. Dean Frank contributed 16 points hitting all eight of his free throw attempts. As a team the Wolverines shot 17-21 from the line.
Next up is 16-7 North Polk in Saturday's substate contest. North Polk defeated #7 Des Moines Christian in the district 13 final, 59-39.
Click here for the interview with Nodaway Valley coach Darrell Burmeister