DES MOINES — Top-ranked North Mahaska displayed plenty of character in beating No. 5 West Sioux 46-38 in Class 1A semifinal action Wednesday night.
The 27-0 Warhawks had just three points at the end of the first quarter, but but outscored the Falcons 43-27 in the final three quarters.
North Mahska will face No. 3 Bedford at 6 p.m. Friday night for the state championship.
Mallory Boyle had 12 points and Kate Ray added 11 for the Warhawks.
Look for a complete wrapup of the game in Friday's Herald.