Iowa City West advanced to the Class 4A semifinals of the 2017 Iowa High School Boys State Basketball Tournament with a 57-51 victory over Newton Wednesday afternoon (March 9, 2017).

The top-ranked Trojans secured the quarterfinal win by outscoring the Cardinals 14-6 in the fourth quarter. A jumper by Devontae Lane with four-minutes, 21-second remaining broke a 45-45 tie and put Iowa City West ahead to stay.

Lane and Connor McCaffery, the son of Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery, each scored 18 points to lead the Trojans. Connor Gholson led the Cardinals with a game-high 24 points.

Newton, making its first to state since 1992, ends its season at 19-6. The Trojans, who are in the tournament for the seventh-straight year, take a 21-3 mark into their semifinal game at 1:30 p.m. Friday.



Newton vs Iowa City West
03/08/17 1:05pm at IOWA BOYS STATE TOURNAMENT - 4A QUARTER

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VISITORS: Newton 19-6
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
04 Sturtz, Garrett..... *  7-13   0-0    6-8    0  5  5   3  20  3  7  3  2  32
22 Gholson, Connor..... * 10-20   3-9    1-1    0  5  5   1  24  0  2  0  1  32
24 Vanderlaan, Trey.... *  2-3    1-1    0-0    1  3  4   2   5  2  0  0  0  32
32 Ventling, Josh...... *  0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   5   0  0  1  0  0  20
34 Maher, Morgan....... *  1-3    0-0    0-1    1  5  6   5   2  3  0  1  0  31
10 Graham, Grayson.....    0-1    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   4   0  0  0  0  0  12
42 Coley, Qintrail.....    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   1
   TEAM................
   Totals..............   20-40   4-10   7-10   2 18 20  20  51  8 10  4  3 160

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 13-22 59.1%   2nd Half:  7-18 38.9%   Game: 50.0%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  2-5  40.0%   2nd Half:  2-5  40.0%   Game: 40.0%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  2-4  50.0%   2nd Half:  5-6  83.3%   Game: 70.0%   1,1


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HOME TEAM: Iowa City West 21-3
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
02 Lane, Devontae...... *  5-14   2-5    6-7    2  1  3   3  18  3  2  0  2  29
20 Disterhoft, Nate.... *  0-0    0-0    1-2    0  4  4   0   1  1  1  0  0  16
22 McCaffery, Patrick.. *  0-1    0-0    3-4    0  3  3   5   3  3  1  3  1  18
30 McCaffery, Connor... *  5-12   2-7    6-10   1  3  4   2  18  2  3  0  1  32
34 Ono-Fullard, Izaya.. *  2-2    2-2    1-2    1  1  2   0   7  0  0  0  0  19
04 Flitz, Evan.........    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  3  3   0   0  1  1  0  1  14
10 Sims, Seybian.......    2-2    0-0    0-0    1  2  3   0   4  0  0  1  0  12
14 Odunsi, Hakeem......    2-3    0-0    2-3    0  2  2   2   6  0  1  1  2  20
   TEAM................                                             1
   Totals..............   16-34   6-14  19-28   5 19 24  12  57 10 10  5  7 160

TOTAL FG% 1st Half:  9-18 50.0%   2nd Half:  7-16 43.8%   Game: 47.1%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  6-9  66.7%   2nd Half:  0-5   0.0%   Game: 42.9%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  4-5  80.0%   2nd Half: 15-23 65.2%   Game: 67.9%   3,1


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Officials: Robert Smith, Brent Sharff, Joe Breakenridge
Technical fouls: Newton-None. Iowa City West-None.
Attendance:
Score by Periods                1st  2nd  3rd  4th   Total
Newton........................   14   16   15    6  -   51
Iowa City West................   19    9   15   14  -   57
Fouled Out - Newton - #32 J Venting (:56.0-4th), #34 M Maher (:12.3-4th)
           -Iowa City West -#22 P McCaffery (1:13-4th)