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Iowa high school basketball roundup: Jan. 4 area scores, stats and more

Gazette area girls’ and boys’ basketball scores, stats and coverage for Friday, Jan. 4, 2019.

Girls

5A No. 11 Iowa City West 63, Linn-Mar 47

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The Iowa City West senior had all facets of her offensive game working Friday night with a season-high 21 points as the Class 5A No. 11 Women of Troy defeated Linn-Mar, 63-47, in a Mississippi Valley Conference girls’ basketball game at West High School.

Zacharias got the scoring started for West (7-2, 4-1 MVC) with 3-point baskets on three consecutive first-quarter possessions.

Read Douglas Miles’ story

4A No. 1 Marion 66, 4A No. 10 DeWitt Central 42

Second-quarter deficits are a foreign concept to the Marion Indians.

When one came along Friday, they were neither surprised nor scared.

Down 19-18 midway through the second period, Class 4A top-ranked Marion responded with a 26-4 blitz and pulled away from No. 10 DeWitt Central, 66-42, in a Wamac Conference girls’ basketball game at Marion High School.

Read Jeff Linder’s story

Cedar Rapids Kennedy 52, Dubuque Wahlert 39

The Cougars won the third quarter 16-6 Friday night in Dubuque. Sadie Powell led Kennedy (3-7) with 12 points.

5A No. 1 Iowa City High 74, Waterloo East 63

The top-ranked Little Hawks built a 35-21 halftime lead in Waterloo.

Aubrey Joens had 19 points for City High.

Iowa City Regina 45, West Liberty 36

The Regals piled it on in the second half in West Liberty. Regina (5-5) led 20-17 at half.

Kennedy Wallace had 14 points for the Regals.

5A No. 8 Cedar Rapids Prairie 54, Dubuque Senior 36

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Sidney McCrea scored 17 points and Sarah Schmitt added 12 points as No. 8 Prairie (7-2) won Friday night in Dubuque.

5A No. 3 Cedar Falls 57, 4A No. 5 Cedar Rapids Xavier 46

The third-ranked Tigers remained undefeated by taking down the fifth-ranked Saints in Cedar Falls.

Xavier (8-3) had four in double figures.

Dubuque Hempstead 65, Cedar Rapids Jefferson 55

Madison Fleckenstein had 15 points for Hempstead (4-7) in Dubuque.

5A No. 7 Cedar Rapids Washington 61, 4A No. 12 Western Dubuque 52

Washington (8-1) got 18 points from Caitlin Riley and 16 points from Sammy Mia.

Linsey Eimers led Western Dubuque with 14 points.

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY

5A No. 3 Cedar Falls 57, 4A No. 5 Cedar Rapids Xavier 46

Cedar Rapids Kennedy 52, Dubuque Wahlert 39

5A No. 8 Cedar Rapids Prairie 54, Dubuque Senior 36

5A No. 7 Cedar Rapids Washington 61, 4A No. 12 Western Dubuque 52

Dubuque Hempstead 65, Cedar Rapids Jefferson 55

5A No. 1 Iowa City High 74, Waterloo East 63

5A No. 11 Iowa City West 64, Linn-Mar 47

5A No. 14 Waterloo West 61, Iowa City Liberty 23

WAMAC

Clear Creek Amana 47, South Tama 36

3A No. 3 Center Point-Urbana 62, Williamsburg 22

Maquoketa 53, Benton Community 38

4A No. 1 Marion 66, 4A No. 10 DeWitt Central 42

Mount Vernon 34, Dyersville Beckman 29Vinton-Shellsburg 53, Independence 46

West Delaware 52, Solon 45

RIVER VALLEY

2A No. 7 Bellevue 55, Northeast 32

Camanche 61, Anamosa 55 (OT)

2A No. 8 Cascade 38, 3A No. 14 Monticello 29

Durant 48, North Cedar 27

Iowa City Regina 45, West Liberty 36

2A No. 14 West Branch 52, Mid-Prairie 46

2A No. 15 Wilton 74, Tipton 49

TRI-RIVERS

Alburnett 59, Edgewood-Colesburg 24

1A No. 12 Bellevue Marquette 67, Cedar Valley Christian 16

East Buchanan 65, Central City 41

Easton Valley 63, Lisbon 48

Maquoketa Valley 50, Starmont 12

Midland 61, Clinton Prince of Peace 43

2A No. 9 North Linn 78, Springville 52

NORTHEAST IOWA

3A No. 13 Crestwood 46, 4A No. 8 Waverly-Shell Rock 40

New Hampton 54, Oelwein 28

3A No. 8 Waukon 61, Charles City 22

SOUTH IOWA CEDAR

1A No. 5 Lynnville-Sully 74, English Valleys 26

1A No. 3 Montezuma 52, Belle Plaine 29

1A No. 10 North Mahaska 60, Iowa Valley 31

Sigourney 50, BGM 39

Keota 47, Colfax-Mingo 36

UPPER IOWA

Elkader Central 35, South Winneshiek 33

1A No. 14 Lansing Kee 63, West Central 17

MFL MarMac 64, North Fayette Valley 27

Turkey Valley 57, Clayton Ridge 33

OTHERS

2A No. 10 Aplington-Parkersburg 60, Union 30

Highland 59, Lone Tree 44

1A No. 7 Janesville 54, Meskwaki 40

Mount Pleasant 48, Washington (Iowa) 40

Sumner-Fredericksburg 59, Jesup 40

Boys

4A No. 5 Iowa City West 57, Linn-Mar 55

The Iowa City West boys’ basketball team is the last bunch to be fooled by a somewhat pedestrian Linn-Mar win-loss record.

Just three weeks removed from a double-digit defeat at Linn-Mar, the Class 4A fifth-ranked Trojans got the better of the Lions in the rematch, 57-55, in a Mississippi Valley Conference game Friday night at West High School.

Patrick McCaffery led all scorers with 22 points, including a basket and three free throws in two possessions that capped an 8-0 surge and gave West a 53-50 lead with 3:38 left.

Read Douglas Miles’ story

4A No. 8 Cedar Falls 71, Cedar Rapids Xavier 60

This was better than the first time. A lot better.

But one of the top teams in Class 4A proved just too good again Friday night for the Xavier Saints.

Iowa football recruit Jack Campbell had 25 points, and eighth-ranked Cedar Falls simply overpowered them, 71-60, at Ron Thillen Gym. The Tigers shot 60 percent from the field, with most of their 30 makes coming from 5 feet and in.

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Read Jeff Johnson’s story

Cedar Rapids Kennedy 79, 3A No. 5 Dubuque Wahlert 39

The Cougars rolled over the No. 5 team in Class 3A Friday night in Cedar Rapids. Jack Wetzel had 22 points for Kennedy (4-3).

Western Dubuque 69, Cedar Rapids Washington 52

The Bobcats won the fourth quarter 22-9 in Cedar Rapids.

Jamar Thurmon led Washington (3-5) with 12 points.

Waterloo East 62, Iowa City High 59

Trailing by 12 at half, 33-21, the Little Hawks came back and took the lead in the fourth quarter, 50-43, but couldn’t hold on.

Carter Westlake had 17 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead City (2-6).

Bellevue Marquette 59, Cedar Valley Christian 40

Levi Telecky led Cedar Valley Christian (0-12) with 24 points Friday night in Springville.

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY

4A No. 8 Cedar Falls 71, Cedar Rapids Xavier 60

Cedar Rapids Kennedy 79, 3A No. 5 Dubuque Wahlert 39

Dubuque Hempstead 62, Cedar Rapids Jefferson 56

4A No. 5 Iowa City West 57, Linn-Mar 55

Waterloo East 62, Iowa City High 59

Waterloo West 50, Iowa City Liberty 47

Western Dubuque 69, Cedar Rapids Washington 52

WAMAC

Center Point-Urbana 63, Williamsburg 38

Clear Creek-Amana 72, South Tama 49

3A No. 1 Maquoketa 72, Benton Community 67

Solon 53, 3A No. 4 West Delaware 50

Vinton-Shellsburg 53, Independence 46

RIVER VALLEY

Monticello 44, Cascade 41

Northeast 61, Bellevue 50

North Cedar 68, Durant 55

Tipton 77, Wilton 42

West Branch 63, Mid-Prairie 60

TRI-RIVERS

Alburnett 55, Edgewood-Colesburg 41

Prince of Peace 82, Midland 47

Central City 52, East Buchanan 42

Easton Valley 74, Lisbon 46

Marquette 59, Cedar Valley Christian 40

2A No. 2 North Linn 88, Springville 40

NORTHEAST IOWA

Charles City 78, Waukon 76

Waverly-Shell Rock 41, Crestwood 36

SOUTH IOWA CEDAR

Lynnville-Sully 61, English Valleys 28

BGM 65, Sigourney 53

OTHERS

Aplington-Parkersburg 70, Union 36

Jesup 60, Sumner-Fredericksburg 39

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