1. Annawan (20-2, LW: 1)
The Class 1A second-ranked Braves advanced to the semifinals of the Lincoln Trail Conference tournament with a 63-51 win over Ridgewood. Annawan had four players tally double figures, led by Owen Landwehr's 22 points.
Next up: Today vs. Galva
2. Wapello (17-1, LW: 3)
State ranked for the first time this season, the Indians went into Thursday's game riding a 10-game win streak. Wapello is among the state's top 10 in scoring (73.9 ppg), field goal percentage (53.6) and 3-point shooting (42.1).
Next up: Tuesday at Columbus Community
3. Mercer County (19-4, LW: 4)
Winners of nine straight, Mercer County advanced to the Lincoln Trail Conference tournament semifinals with an 84-74 win over ROWVA. Rashaun King averages 14.2 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3 assists and 2.5 steals per game.
Next up: Today vs. Wethersfield
4. Camanche (14-5, LW: 5)
Cameron Soenksen poured in 20 points while Dev Patel filled the stat sheet again as Camanche used a big second half to rout Northeast, 71-47. Patel, among the state's assist leaders, also is the Indians' leading rebounder.
Next up: Today at Iowa City Regina; Tuesday vs. North Cedar
5. Northeast (15-4, LW: 2)
Coach Travis Eversmeyer's team has hit a speed bump with three consecutive losses. They've struggled on the offensive end recently, averaging 45.5 points per game in that span and shooting just 5 of 34 from beyond the arc.
Next up: Today at Durant; Saturday at Central DeWitt