The IAHSAA has just posted the location of the Class 2A Sub-State 1 Final. The game will be played at Cherokee Washington High School on Saturday 2-29. South Central Calhoun will take on West Sioux with a ticket to state on the line. The game can be heard on the home for Titan sports 105-9 “The Beach” it scheduled for a 6:45 PM pregame show with a 7 PM tip off. West Sioux defeated Cherokee 83-66 to win their district title and advance to Sub-State. SCC won the “rubber match” on the season against Southeast Valley 62-47 to win their district title and advance. The Titans used a strong 2nd half outscoring Southeast Valley 40-21 after the break in route to the win. West Sioux comes in with a record of 21-2 on the season with the 2 losses coming in the month of February and they narrowly escaped Sioux Center in the district Semifinals. SCC comes in 18-4 and they are 15-1 in their last 16, the lone loss in that stretch came against East Sac County 79-77 on February 11th.
South Central Calhoun comes in averaging 74 points per game. Zane Neubaum has led the way offensively for SCC averaging 25.9 per game which is tied for the 9th best individual scoring average in Iowa. Neubaum gets the headlines and rightfully so he’s been stellar all year but what gets lost is the offensive balance for South Central Calhoun. They have 3 other players averaging in double figures Brenann Holder with 12.2, Cole Corey with 11.5 and Landon Schliesman with 10.
West Sioux has put on an offensive exhibition during the season scoring 82.8 points per game, shooting 37% from 3, and they have 5 players averaging 8 or more. Just over 47 of those 82.8 points per game come from the duo of Bryce Coppock and Hunter Dekkers. Coppock avergaes 25.6 per game and Dekkers averages 21.5, they ranked 11th and 28th in Iowa in individual scoring. Dekkers is multi-sport standout who has signed to play football at Iowa State, choosing the Cyclones over offers from Purdue, Indiana, Kansas State, Central Michigan and UNI.