Fairfield boys? grouped with usual suspects

64 schools in Iowa?s Class 3A have been given their district assignments, including the 9-8 Fairfield Trojans who were paired in substate No. 5 with the other four schools from the SEC, plus Iowa City Liberty, Solon, and West Liberty.


Class 3A substate No. 5

Fairfield 9-8

Fort Madison 11-6

Iowa City Liberty 6-12

Keokuk 4-13

No. 2 Mount Pleasant 14-3

Solon 11-7

Washington 5-8

West Liberty 2-15


96 teams will start the journey towards a state title in Class 2A including area schools Van Buren and Pekin.

The Warriors are in district No. 10 with Central Lee, Columbus Junction, Mediapolis, Wapello and West Burlington. The Panthers are paired with Albia, Davis County, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, Mid-Prairie and Williamsburg in district No. 11.

The Class 1A basketball championship is the most expansive of all of the tournaments. Cardinal will be one of 144 teams to try to secure a spot at the state tournament at Wells Fargo in Des Moines.

The Cardinal Comets are in district No. 10 with Keota, Lynnville-Sully, Montezuma, Moravia, Moulton-Udell, North Mahaska, Sigourney and Tri-County.