Dike-New Hartford headed back to state after topping Monticello

CENTER POINT, Iowa (KCRG) - Monticello battled for nearly three quarters against top-ranked Dike-New Hartford, but the Wolverines pulled away winning 54-38 in a Class 3A Regional championship.

This will be the Wolverines' third straight trip to the state tournament in Des Moines. They will be the top seed in the tournament.

Monticello finished with season 18-6 overall.