Waukee and Gilbert punched their tickets to the state tournament on Tuesday, while Dowling and Urbandale were sent home.
The Warriors got 19 points from Katie Dinnebier en route to a 58-35 win over Ames. Waukee, without a senior on its roster, will be the top seed in Class 5A next week.
In the upset of the season, Dowling Catholic was denied a trip to state after a 67-63 loss to Sioux City East. Caitlin Clark scored 40 points in her final high school game.
Urbandale lost to Waterloo West in the final seconds, 46-45.
In Class 4A, Gilbert advanced with a 55-48 win over Grinnell. It’s the Tigers’ first trip to state in 23 years.