Friday's high school basketball roundup: Marion holds off Williamsburg

The Marion boys' basketball team huddles during a timeout last Friday at home against Clear Creek Amana. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)
The Marion boys' basketball team huddles during a timeout last Friday at home against Clear Creek Amana. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)

Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Metro recaps and Gazette area scores from high school basketball games on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018.

Metro boys

Marion 59, Williamsburg 50

The Marion Indians held off a comeback attempt by the Williamsburg Raiders, 59-50, Friday night at Marion.

Marion (6-7) led 36-27 at half, but had the lead cut to 48-47 with five minutes to play.

Chase Zielke led the Indians with 22 points.

Lucas Schlesselman had 25 points for Williamsburg (6-6).

Waterloo West 60, Cedar Rapids Washington 46

Isaiah Johnson scored 20 points for the Wahawks (8-4) at home.

Mick McCurry and Max Campbell each scored eight points for Washington (5-8).

Cedar Rapids Jefferson 70, Iowa City High 34

The J-Hawks led just 25-18 at the half, but exploded in the final 16 minutes at home.

Willie Guy led a balanced attack with 13 points for Jefferson (6-7). Kyler Bell, Raejzuan Shockley and Blaze Bouzek each added nine points.

Carter Westlake and Keshawn Christian each had nine points for Iowa City High (3-9).

Dubuque Senior 63, Linn-Mar 50

Carter Stevens had 19 points for Senior (9-4) at home.

Jacob Robertson and Trey Hutcheson had nine points for Linn-Mar (6-5).

Bellevue Marquette 76, Cedar Valley Christian 22

The rematch was a little closer than the original (80-16), but the Mohawks dominated in Bellevue.

Danny Koos, Blayne Banowetz and Will Draus each scored 13 points for Marquette (8-8).

Kyle Gustafson had 18 points for Cedar Valley Christian (2-15).

4A No. 10 Cedar Falls 70, Cedar Rapids Kennedy 50

When you knock off No. 1, you wonder how you’re going to respond in your next game.

Cedar Falls boys’ basketball coach Ryan Schultz did. The answer turned out to be really, really well.

The Tigers continued their surge, leading virtually all the way in a 70-50 win Friday night at Cedar Rapids Kennedy

Read Jeff Johnson’s full story.

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Metro girls

5A No. 12 Cedar Rapids Washington 78, Waterloo West 36

The Warriors had a big 29-8 advantage in the third quarter at Washington.

Sammy Mia had 17 points, Caitlin Riley had 16 points, Vanessa Eniola had 14 points and seven rebounds and Isa Truemper added 12 points for Washington (8-5).

Dubuque Hempstead 55, 4A No. 10 Cedar Rapids Xavier 46

Morgan Krug had 16 points to lead the Mustangs at Xavier.

Kaylie Springer and Madison Fleckenstein each added 13 point for Hempstead (12-3).

Caitylnn Daniels had 14 points for Xavier (8-8).

Dubuque Senior 49, Linn-Mar 46

Both teams drained nine 3-pointers at Linn-Mar.

Macey Miller and Megan Murphy each hit three 3-pointers for Linn-Mar (2-13).

5A No. 1 Iowa City High 85, Cedar Rapids Jefferson 49

The top-ranked Little Hawks raced out to a 33-14 lead after one quarter in Iowa City.

Ashley Joens had 29 points to pace City (14-0). Aubrey Joens added 18 points.

Erica Oler led Jefferson (5-10) with 15 points.

4A No. 1 Marion 85, Williamsburg 20

The top-ranked Indians rolled at Williamsburg.

Leah Van Weelden and Kayba Laube each had 14 points, and Chloe Rice and Caitlyn Smith each had 13 points for Marion (15-0).

Charlotte Wetjen had six points to lead Williamsburg (4-12).

2A No. 7 Iowa City Regina 62, North Cedar 33

Mary Crompton had 20 points on six 3-pointers as Regina rolled at North Cedar

Alex Wiese added 10 points and Kennedy Wallace had nine points for Regina (11-3).

Bellevue Marquette 62, Cedar Valley Christian 41

Annika Frank scored 24 points to lead Bellevue Marquette.

Maggie Cach and Molly Hembera each had 13 points for CVC (8-9).

5A No. 3 Iowa City West 58, 5A No. 10 Cedar Rapids Prairie 53

West was able to hold off Prairie in a non-conference girls’ basketball game between the Mississippi Valley Conference rivals Friday night at West High School.

Friday’s game marked challenge No. 3 of a seven-game stretch in which all of West’s opponents are ranked. It gets no easier in the near future.

Read Jeff Linder’s full story.

Area boys

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY

4A No. 10 Cedar Falls 70, Cedar Rapids Kennedy 50

Cedar Rapids Jefferson 70, Iowa City High 34

Dubuque Senior 63, Linn-Mar 50

Waterloo East 60, Dubuque Wahlert 53

Wateroo West 60, Cedar Rapids Washington 46

WAMAC

Benton Community 57, Independence 52

Clear Creek Amana 52, Center Point-Urbana 50

Dyersville Beckman 58, Maquoketa 51

Marion 59, Williamsburg 50

Mount Vernon 70, Anamosa 54

South Tama 55, Vinton-Shellsburg 33

West Delaware 58, DeWitt Central 38

Western Dubuque 63, Solon 61 (OT)

RIVER VALLEY

Camanche 78, West Liberty 45

2A No. 2 Cascade 52, Durant 38

Mid-Prairie 50, Monticello 44

2A No. 10 Northeast 74, Wilton 13

TRI-RIVERS

Alburnett 68, Springville 63

Bellevue Marquette 76, Cedar Valley Christian 22

Calamus-Wheatland 63, Lisbon 52

Edgewood-Colesburg 59, Maquoketa Valley 29

1A No. 2 North Linn 91, East Buchanan 34

NORTHEAST IOWA

Waukon 65, Oelwein 47

SOUTH IOWA CEDAR

Belle Plaine 56, Iowa Valley 17

Keota 66, Tri-County 47

1A No. 5 Lynnville-Sully 68, North Mahaska 31

Montezuma 49, Colfax-Mingo 41

Sigourney 65, English Valleys 35

UPPER IOWA

Elkader Central 57, Lansing Kee 51

North Fayette Valley 59, MFL MarMac 58

Starmont 80, Clayton Ridge 60

OTHERS

Colo-Nesco 53, Meskwaki 41

Dike-New Hartford 66, Union Commuinity 56

Iowa Mennonite 51, Columbus Community 31

Jesup 52, Hudson 39

Louisa-Muscatine 58, Highland 53

Area girls

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY

5A No. 2 Cedar Falls 69, Cedar Rapids Kennedy 40

Dubuque Hempstead 55, 4A No. 10 Cedar Rapids Xavier 46

Dubuque Senior 49, Linn-Mar 46 (OT)

Dubuque Wahlert 61, Waterloo East 46

5A No. 1 Iowa City High 85, Cedar Rapids Jefferson 49

5A No. 3 Iowa City West 58, 5A No. 10 Cedar Rapids Prairie 53

5A No. 12 Cedar Rapids Washington 78, Waterloo West 36

WAMAC

Anamosa 37, Mount Vernon 35

Benton Community 49, Independence 36

4A No. 5 Center Point-Urbana 55, Clear Creek Amana 31

Dyersville Beckman 60, Maquokta 56 (OT)

4A No. 1 Marion 85, Williamsburg 20

South Tama 57, Vinton-Shellsburg 40

Western Dubuque 63, Solon 38

West Delaware 47, DeWitt Central 39

RIVER VALLEY

3A No. 11 Camanche 82, West Liberty 31

2A No. 6 Cascade 58, Durant 19

2A No. 7 Iowa City Regina 62, North Cedar 33

3A No. 10 Monticello 70, Mid-Prairie 52

West Branch 54, 2A No. 10 Bellevue 43

Wilton 73, Northeast 36

TRI-RIVERS

Bellevue Marquette 62, Cedar Valley Christian 41

Calamus-Wheatland 51, Lisbon 46 (OT)

Maquoketa Valley 64, Edgewood-Colesburg 31

Midland 53, Clinton Prince of Peace 29

2A No. 1 North Linn 53, East Buchanan 28

1A No. 1 Springville 64, Alburnett 28

NORTHEAST IOWA

3A No. 1 Crestwood 72, Charles City 15

Waukon 62, Oelwein 23

4A No. 15 Waverly-Shell Rock 52, Decorah 19

SOUTH IOWA CEDAR

Belle Plaine 45, Iowa Valley 40

Keota 52, Tri-County 32

1A No. 9 Montezuma 68, Colfax-Mingo 23

1A No. 3 North Mahaska 69, Lynnville-Sully 57

Sigourney 67, English Valleys 40

UPPER IOWA

1A No. 10 Lansing Kee 51, Elkader Central 26

MFL MarMac 62, North Fayette Valley 39

Starmont 47, Clayton Ridge 38

Turkey Valley 57, West Central 19

OTHERS

1A No. 15 Colo-Nesco 46, Meskwaki 42

2A No. 11 Dike-New Hartford 63, Union Community 11

Iowa Mennonite 49, Columbus Community 39

Jesup 47, Hudson 30

Louisa-Muscatine 40, Highland 39

2A No. 15 Mediapolis 82, Lone Tree 13

North Tama 52, Latimer CAL 6

Fairfield 65, Washington (Iowa) 50

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