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2021 state basketball: Waukee Warriors claim first title after comeback win against Johnston Dragons

Waukee trailed by double-digits in the first quarter, but battled back to top Johnston 61-50 to win the 4A Championship

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Johnston Dragons jumped out to a fast start in the 4A Championship game leading the Waukee Warriors 16-5 at one point. Omaha Beliew and Malik Allen provided the spark Waukee needed to keep themselves in the game, but Johnston still led by 7 at halftime. In the third quarter, Waukee came to life, taking the eventual lead and never looking back. Tucker DeVries led all scorers with 18-points. Beliew finished with 16 and the Warriors claim their first ever Boy's State Basketball Title 61-50 over Johnston.

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