Who: No. 6 Camanche (23-2) vs. No. 1 Western Christian (22-2)
When: Thursday, 2 p.m.
Where: Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines
At stake: Winner advances to championship game at 8:05 p.m. Friday against Pella Christian or Carroll Kuemper. Loser plays in consolation game at 11:45 a.m. Friday.
How they got here: Camanche defeated North Cedar and Northeast in district play, outlasted West Branch in the substate final and defeated Cascade in Monday night's quarterfinal. Western Christian has posted tournament wins over Estherville-Lincoln Central, West Lyon, Sioux Center and South Hamilton.
Camanche's probable starters: Dev Patel, 6-0, jr. (12.4 ppg., 6.7 rpg.); Dakota Soenksen, 6-3, sr. (18.7 ppg., 5.2 rpg.); Cameron Soenksen, 6-0, fr. (14.0 ppg., 3.5 rpg.); Dylan Hundley, 6-4, sr. (15.9 ppg., 11.1 rpg.); David Gonzalez, 6-5, sr. (4.6 ppg., 4.8 rpg.)
Western Christian's probable starters: Caleb Harmsen, 6-1, jr. (8.1 ppg., 2.3 apg.); Tyson Kooima, 5-11, sr. (14.0 ppg., 2.5 rpg.); Ben Gesink, 6-3, sr. (15.2 ppg., 6.4 rpg.); Ben Granstra, 6-1, jr. (4.2 ppg., 5.3 rpg.); Jesse Jansma, 6-3, jr. (13.2 ppg., 5.0 rpg.)
Jump shots: The schools last met in the 1985 state championship game, a contest Western Christian dominated 83-57. The Wolfpack have won seven state championships since '85, including titles in 2014 and 2016. Both of Western's losses this season are to 3A schools, Spirit Lake and Sioux City Heelan. Jansma had 25 points in Western's quarterfinal win. Camanche has won nine in a row, all by six points or more. Hundley is third in 2A rebounding while Dakota Soenksen leads his class with 82 made 3s.
Quotable: "Our team wants to play them and see how we compare to the top team in the state." -- Camanche's Dylan Hundley
-- Compiled by Matt Coss