Dowling started very flat against Iowa City High, not scoring a point for the first seven minutes, and trailing during the first half of the semifinals at the State Girls Basketball Tournament. Dowling used a series of three pointers to get back into the game in the second half. Final score: 49-44.
Players said that getting into a rematch with Southeast Polk again this year for the Championship is important. Becca Hittner led Dowling with 19, Aubrey Faber had 14. Dowling’s record is now 22-3.
They face Southeast Polk for the 5A championship Saturday at 8 pm in Wells Fargo Arena.