The Bellevue Marquette Catholic and Cascade High School girls basketball teams punched their ticket to the Girls State Basketball Tournament last night.
In the Class 1-A Regional Final at Pleasant Valley, 2nd ranked Marquette Catholic defeated 11th ranked Burlington Notre Dame 57-49. The Mohawks now 23-and-1 will face unranked Lemars Gehlen Catholic at 5 o’clock on Wednesday.
In the Class 2-A Regional Final at Linn-Mar, top ranked Cascade knocked out Iowa City Regina 47-36. The Cougars now 25-0 will meet unranked Denver (17-8) Tuesday night at 6:45.