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Tuesday's high school basketball roundup: Matt Mims reaches 1,000-point milestone in Xavier loss

Cedar Rapids Xavier's Matt Mims. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
Cedar Rapids Xavier's Matt Mims. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Metro recaps and Gazette area scores from high school basketball games on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018.

Metro boys

Dubuque Senior 61, 3A No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier 57

Matthew Mims reached the 1,000-point milestone for his career Tuesday night even as Cedar Rapids Xavier lost to Dubuque Senior, 61-57.

Mims had 21 points and six assists. Jackson Joens added 17 points for the Saints (10-4).

Carter Stevens led Senior (10-4) with 21 points.

4A No. 4 Cedar Falls 63, Linn-Mar 45

Cedar Falls raced out to a 22-8 lead after one quarter in Marion.

AJ Green had 26 points, including five 3-pointers, for Cedar Falls (11-3).

Trey Hutcheson had 17 points and seven rebounds for Linn-Mar (7-6).

Waterloo West 63, Cedar Rapids Kennedy 55

The Cougars made 11 3-pointers in a loss at Kennedy.

Jack Wetzel had 20 points and Trey Sheets added 18 points, on six 3-pointers, for Kennedy (6-8).

Marion 45, Benton Community 36

Tied 18-18 at halftime, the Indians won the second half in Marion.

Chase Zielke had 17 points and Matthew Brase added 12 points for Marion (7-8).

Dubuque Hempstead 64, Cedar Rapids Prairie 61

Keegan Murray had 13 points for Prairie in a loss at Dubuque.

Kris Murray added 12 points for the Hawks (7-7).

Cedar Rapids Jefferson 72, Dubuque Wahlert 71 (OT)

Willie Guy had 25 points to lead Jefferson (7-7) to an overtime win in Dubuque.

Peter Timmerman had 18 points to lead Wahlert (6-8).

4A No. 1 Iowa City West 80, Iowa City High 47

It is a feat achieved by no other boys’ basketball team in the history of the state of Iowa.

Iowa City West posted a relatively-comfortable 80-47 victory over crosstown rival Iowa City High Tuesday night at West High School. With the victory, the Trojans became the first team to win 80 home games in a row.

Read Douglas Miles’ full story.

Metro girls

5A No. 12 Cedar Rapids Washington 91, Waterloo East 61

Cedar Rapids Washington led 56-33 at halftime and ran away with it in Waterloo.

Sammy Mia led five players in double-figure scoring with 24 points to go with seven rebounds and six assists.

Brttany Postma and Isa Truemper each had 13 points for the Warriors (10-5).

5A No. 10 Cedar Rapids Prairie 79, Dubuque Hempstead 58

The 10th-ranked Hawks sank 14 3-pointers at home.

Sidney McCrea had six 3-pointers and finished with 24 points and Mallory McDermott had four 3-pointers and finished with 28 points for Prairie (10-5).

Cedar Rapids Jefferson 61, Dubuque Wahlert 40

The J-Hawks used a 21-6 advantage in the third quarter at Jefferson High School.

Erica Oler had 20 points and 13 rebounds to pace Jefferson (6-10). Kaylee Donner added 13 points and Jenna Griffith had 10 assists.

Cedar Rapids Kennedy 65, Waterloo West 55

Hailey Dolphin scored 17 points as the Cougars won in Waterloo.

Madson Fiauf added 11 points for Kennedy (8-7).

4A No. 1 Marion 68, Benton Community 21

The top-ranked Indians led just 10-9 with one minute left in the first quarter in Van Horne, but poured it on with a 40-point second half en route to the win.

Kayba Laube had 21 points to pace Marion (16-0).

2A No. 7 Iowa City Regina 67, West Liberty 37

Regina sank 14 3-pointers — including seven from Mary Crompton and five from Kennedy Wallace — in West Liberty.

Alex Wiese had 11 points for Regina (12-4). Macy Akers led West Liberty (2-14) with 19 points.

4A No. 10 Cedar Rapids Xavier 59, Dubuque Senior 39

Libby Arnold had 12 points to lead Xavier (9-8) at Senior (6-11).

5A No. 1 Iowa City High 79, 5A No. 3 Iowa City West 70

For the Iowa City High girls’ basketball team, the play is called, “red.”

Tuesday night at Iowa City West, the call for full-court defensive pressure came from the players in the halftime locker room, and it produced another victory for the Little Hawks.

Senior Ashley Joens scored a game-high 32 points — including the first eight of an 11-0 surge to begin the second half — as Class 5A No. 1 Iowa City High ran past No. 3 West, 79-70, in a Mississippi Valley Conference game.

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Read Douglas Miles’ full story.

2A No. 1 North Linn 64, 1A No. 1 Springville 47

The North Linn Lynx were at full attention. And in the first half, at full efficiency.

The Class 2A top-ranked Lynx dissected Springville’s zone before intermission, and handled the 1A No. 1 Orioles, 64-47, in a Tri-Rivers Conference girls’ basketball game Tuesday.

Read Jeff Linder’s full story.

Area boys

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY

4A No. 4 Cedar Falls 63, Linn-Mar 45

Cedar Rapids Jefferson 72, Dubuque Wahlert 71 (OT)

Cedar Rapids Washington 90, Waterloo East 68

Dubuque Hempstead 64, Cedar Rapids Prairie 61

Dubuque Senior 61, 3A No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier 57

4A No. 1 Iowa City West 80, Iowa City High 47

Waterloo West 63, Cedar Rapids Kennedy 55

WAMAC

Dyersville Beckman 68, Mount Vernon 64

Maquoketa 52, 3A No. 9 West Delaware 51 (OT)

Marion 45, Benton Community 36

Solon 59, Anamosa 57

South Tama 59, Williamsburg 41

Vinton-Shellsburg 41, Clear Creek Amana 29

Western Dubuque 67, DeWitt Central 50

RIVER VALLEY

2A No. 2 Cascade 65, Camanche 58

Iowa City Regina 51, West Liberty 26

Mid-Prairie 77, Wilton 37

Monticello 57, North Cedar 47

2A No. 7 Northeast 77, Bellevue 32

TRI-RIVERS

Alburnett 57, Edgewood-Colesburg 41

Bellevue Marquette 58, Clinton Prince of Peace 51

Calamus-Wheatland 69, Midland 33

Central City 55, Maquoketa Valley 41

Lisbon 72, Easton Valley 65

1A No. 2 North Linn 99, Springville 35

NORTHEAST IOWA

Decorah 56, Oelwein 54

Waverly-Shell Rock 70, New Hampton 46

SOUTH IOWA CEDAR

Belle Plaine 63, Sigourney 48

Keota 59, English Valleys 29

1A No. 7 Lynnville-Sully 65, Colfax-Mingo 57

Montezuma 75, BGM 67

North Mahaska 58, HLV 56

UPPER IOWA

South Winneshiek 80, MFL MarMac 77 (OT)

OTHERS

Baxter 61, North Tama 58

Denver 58, Jesup 40

Gladbrook-Reinbeck 75, Sumner-Fredericksburg 57

Iowa Mennonite 67, Winfield-Mount Union 22

Meskwaki 59, Garwin GMG 52

Ottumwa 68, Washington (Iowa) 39

Pekin 69, Highland 58

Union Community 50, Waterloo Columbus 36

Area girls

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY

5A No. 2 Cedar Falls 69, Linn-Mar 36

Cedar Rapids Jefferson 61, Dubuque Wahlert 40

Cedar Rapids Kennedy 65, Waterloo West 55

5A No. 10 Cedar Rapids Prairie 79, Dubuque Hempstead 58

5A No. 12 Cedar Rapids Washington 91, Waterloo East 61

4A No. 10 Cedar Rapids Xavier 50, Dubuque Senior 39

5A No. 1 Iowa City High 79, 5A No. 3 Iowa City West 70

WAMAC

Anamosa 46, Solon 25

4A No. 5 Center Point-Urbana 71, Independence 14

Clear Creek Amana 52, Vinton-Shellsburg 21

4A No. 1 Marion 68, Benton Community 21

Mount Vernon 51, Dyersville Beckman 46

South Tama 59, Williamsburg 43

West Delaware 67, Maquoketa 65

Western Dubuque 54, DeWitt Central 38

RIVER VALLEY

2A No. 10 Bellevue 59, Northeast 36

2A No. 6 Cascade 54, 3A No. 11 Camanche 47

2A No. 7 Iowa City Regina 67, West Liberty 37

3A No. 10 Monticello 58, North Cedar 57

Tipton 59, Durant 44

Wilton 65, Mid-Prairie 63

TRI-RIVERS

Alburnett 42, Edgewood-Colesburg 38

Bellevue Marquette 71, Clinton Prince of Peace 37

Easton Valley 67, Lisbon 59

Maquoketa Valley 77, Central City 44

Midland 57, Calamus-Wheatland 46

2A No. 1 North Linn 64, 1A No. 1 Springville 47

NORTHEAST IOWA

3A No. 1 Crestwood 63, Waukon 41

Decorah 48, Oelwein 38

4A No. 15 Waverly-Shell Rock 57, New Hampton 44

SOUTH IOWA CEDAR

English Valleys 49, Keota 21

Lynnville-Sully 59, Colfax-Mingo 34

1A No. 9 Montezuma 57, BGM 32

1A No. 3 North Mahaska 66, HLV 38

Sigourney 72, Belle Plaine 44

UPPER IOWA

Elkader Central 36, Turkey Valley 28

1A No. 10 Lansing Kee 49, Seneca (Wis.) 26

South Winneshiek 59, MFL MarMac 45

OTHERS

Baxter 52, North Tama 26

Jesup 53, Denver 38

Meskwaki 77, Garwin GMG 61

Ottumwa 36, Washington (Iowa) 32

2A No. 13 Pekin 47, Highland 25

Union Community 50, Waterloo Columbus 36

Winfield-Mount Union 52, Iowa Mennonite 39

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