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Iowa high school basketball roundup: Gazette area scores, stats and more (Jan. 14, 2020)

Xavier's Caitlynn Daniels drives up the court under pressure from West's Halli Poock (15) and Gabrielle Moroe (left) in
Xavier's Caitlynn Daniels drives up the court under pressure from West's Halli Poock (15) and Gabrielle Moroe (left) in the second half at a high school basketball game with West Waterloo and Cedar Rapids Xavier at their high school in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. Xavier won the game, 65-52. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)

Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Gazette area high school basketball scores, stats and more from Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020.

Girls

4A No. 8 Cedar Rapids Xavier 65, 5A No. 7 Waterloo West 52

Caitlynn Daniels’ 17 points Tuesday put her at the top of the Cedar Rapids Xavier career chart as the Class 4A eighth-ranked Saints beat 5A No. 7 Waterloo West, 65-52, in a Mississippi Valley Conference girls’ basketball game at Ron Thillen Gymnasium.

A signee at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, Daniels has scored 950 career points. Kelly Mitchell amassed 942 points from 2001 through 2005.

Daniels also distributed 10 assists as the Saints improved to 7-3 overall, 6-0 MVC. But she was far from the whole story.

Read more: Caitlynn Daniels sets Xavier scoring record; Saints take down Waterloo West

2A No. 6 West Branch 45, Iowa City Regina 20

The Bears put the defensive clamps on the Regals in West Branch.

Lexie Peak made four 3-pointer to lead West Branch (10-2) with 12 points.

Sam Greving had seven points for Regina (6-3).

4A No. 2 Marion 83, Dyersville Beckman 36

Kayba Laube scored 26 points and Ella VanWeelden scored 25 points as Marion rolled in Dyersville.

Sadie Struchen had 14 points and Riley Wright had 12 points for Marion (9-0).

Marion led 47-21 at halftime against Beckman (6-7), which has lost six straight.

Iowa City West 71, Waterloo East 28

The Women of Troy didn’t have a big problem with winless East in Iowa City.

West (5-4) led 44-15 at half. Audrey Koch led the team with 16 points. East fell to 0-9.

5A No. 1 Iowa City High 64, Linn-Mar 55

At the staart of the fourth quarter, the Lions led the top-ranked Little Hawks, 43-42, but couldn’t complete the upset in Iowa City.

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Aubrey Joens had 16 points, including 9-of-12 at the foul line, and Kelsey Joens added 15 points, including three 3-pointers, as City remained undefeated at 9-0.

Hallie Peak had 14 points and Keegan Krejca had 13 for Linn-Mar (3-8).

Western Dubuque 50, Cedar Rapids Jefferson 42

Madie Denlinger scored 13 points for the J-Hawks in Epworth.

Arianna Hawkins added 11 points and eight rebounds for Jefferson (2-9). Western Dubuque moved to 4-7.

Dubuque Hempstead 53, Cedar Rapids Washington 45

The Mustangs outscored the Warriors 15-7 in the third quarter in Cedar Rapids.

Riley Kay had 20 points for Hempstead (5-7).

Hannah Stuelke had 28 points and 11 rebounds for Washington (6-5).

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY

5A No. 8 Cedar Falls 73, Iowa City Liberty 19

Cedar Rapids Kennedy 61, Dubuque Senior 46

5A No. 5 Cedar Rapids Prairie 56, Dubuque Wahlert 42

4A No. 8 Cedar Rapids Xavier 65, 5A No. 7 Waterloo West 52

Dubuque Hempstead 53, Cedar Rapids Washington 45

5A No. 1 Iowa City High 64, Linn-Mar 55

Iowa City West 71, Waterloo East 28

Western Dubuque 50, Cedar Rapids Jefferson 42

WAMAC

Benton Community 66, South Tama 30

4A No. 3 Center Point-Urbana 66, Independence 12

Clear Creek Amana 61, Vinton-Shellsburg 56

4A No. 10 DeWitt Central 52, 4A No. 12 Maquoketa 26

4A No. 2 Marion 83, Dyersville Beckman 36

Mount Vernon 51, West Delaware 32

Solon 56, Williamsburg 53

RIVER VALLEY

Bellevue 69, North Cedar 49

2A No. 1 Cascade 72, Northeast 32

Mid-Prairie 45, Durant 32

Monticello 48, Camanche 7

2A No. 6 West Branch 45, Iowa City Regina 20

3A No. 15 West Liberty 67, Wilton 40

TRI-RIVERS

Alburnett 48, Edgewood-Colesburg 34

1A No. 3 Bellevue Marquette 69, Cedar Valley Christian 18

Clinton Prince of Peace 62, Midland 29

1A No. 8 East Buchanan 46, Central City 37

Easton Valley 60, Lisbon 44

2A No. 9 Maquoketa Valley 64, Starmont 29

2A No. 3 North Linn 63, 1A No. 15 Springville 44

NORTHEAST IOWA

3A No. 2 Crestwood 45, Decorah 34

New Hampton 72, Charles City 60

4A No. 9 Waverly-Shell Rock 77, Oelwein 4

SOUTH IOWA CEDAR

Belle Plaine 41, Colfax-Mingo 37

English Valleys 50, BGM 49

Lynnville-Sully 60, Tri-County 13

1A No. 4 North Mahaska 70, Keota 13

Sigourney 59, HLV 11

UPPER IOWA

Elkader Central 60, Clayton Ridge 20

Lansing Kee 71, Postville 35

2A No. 6 MFL MarMac 60, South Winneshiek 16

Turkey Valley 67, West Central 34

OTHERS

Jesup 49, Sumner-Fredericksburg 29

Lone Tree 46, Hillcrest Academy 16

Louisa-Muscatine 65, Highland 42

Boys

West Branch 56, 2A No. 7 Iowa City Regina 54

Heck, yes, this meant something. You bet it did.

In the grand scheme of things, it’s just mid-January, and Tuesday night’s 56-54 win over Class 2A seventh-ranked Iowa City Regina wasn’t make or break for the West Branch boys’ basketball team. There are a lot of games and a postseason left to play.

But considering some of the peripherals here ...

“Huge for us,” Coach Jason Kern said.

Read more: West Branch boys’ basketball upsets No. 7 Iowa City Regina

2A No. 4 North Linn 72, Springville 47

Lynx co-coach Bob Hilmer got his 900th career victory.

Hilmer, 78, is in 57th season coaching. He got his first win in 1963. He is the all-time leader in Iowa boys’ basketball history. Fred Parson, still coaching at Van Buren County, has 781 in 60 years.

Hilmer’s son, Mike, who is co-coach with him, got his 400th win earlier this month.

3A No. 10 Marion 62, 2A No. 5 Dyersville Beckman 60

Marion rallied past Beckman in Dyersville.

The Blazers led 48-40 early in the fourth quarter. Michael Keegan had 20 points and Mason White had 16 points for Beckman (9-2), which defeated 3A No. 2 Mount Vernon on Monday.

Marion (8-1) had four players in double figures, led by Will Henricksen with 17 points. Jaffer Murphy had 14 points, Connor Wahlen had 13, and Brayson Laube added 11.

4A No. 4 Cedar Falls 63, Iowa City Liberty 51

Truman State commit Josh Ollendieck had 19 points for as No. 4 Cedar Falls (7-1) defended its home court.

Andre Brandon had 15 points and Ben Houselog had 13 points for Liberty (5-3).

Linn-Mar 65, Iowa City High 62 (OT)

The Lions ended the Little Hawks’ four-game win streak Tuesday night in Marion.

Cam Guenther had 16 points and Dylan Decklever had 13 points for Linn-Mar (4-3).

Keshawn Christian had 23 points for City (5-3).

Bellevue Marquette 57, Cedar Valley Christian 47

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Bellevue Marquette edged CVC 24-23 in a wild fourth quarter in Bellevue. The game had 48 fouls and five players fouled out.

Levi Telecky had 24 points for CVC (2-9). Carson Michels had 20 points for Marquette (3-8).

Dubuque Wahlert 66, Cedar Rapids Prairie 51

After starting the year 6-0, Prairie has now lost four straight, falling again Tuesday night in Dubuque.

Elijah Ward and Max Lampe each had 12 points for Prairie (6-4).

Jacob Schockemoehl had 24 points for Wahlert (3-5).

4A No. 10 Dubuque Senior 68, Cedar Rapids Kennedy 47

No. 10 Senior (6-1) got 16 points from Tyler Schuster and 15 points from Kendrick Wetkins-Hogue in Cedar Rapids.

Caleb Schlaak had 14 points for Kennedy (5-3).

4A No. 2 Waterloo West 66, Cedar Rapids Xavier 40

No. 2 Waterloo West continued to remain undefeated against teams from the state of Iowa.

Jaden Keller had 23 points for West (8-1) in Waterloo.

Xavier (2-6) lost its sixth straight. Max Kaiser led the Saints with 10 points.

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY

4A No. 4 Cedar Falls 63, Iowa City Liberty 51

4A No. 6 Dubuque Hempstead 77, Cedar Rapids Washington 58

4A No. 10 Dubuque Senior 68, Cedar Rapids Kennedy 47

Dubuque Wahlert 66, Cedar Rapids Prairie 51

4A No. 3 Iowa City West 65, Waterloo East 39

Linn-Mar 65, Iowa City High 62 (OT)

4A No. 2 Waterloo West 66, Cedar Rapids Xavier 40

WAMAC

Benton Community 34, South Tama 19

3A No. 2 Mount Vernon 52, West Delaware 39

Clear Creek Amana 70, Vinton-Shellsburg 62 (OT)

DeWitt Central 63, Maquoketa 39

3A No. 10 Marion 62, 2A No. 5 Dyersville Beckman 60

Williamsburg 57, Solon 55

RIVER VALLEY

2A No. 2 Camanche 77, Monticello 55

Cascade 52, Northeast 33

North Cedar 65, Bellevue 58

West Branch 56, 2A No. 7 Iowa City Regina 54

Wilton 66, West Liberty 56

TRI-RIVERS

Bellevue Marquette 57, Cedar Valley Christian 47

Central City 73, East Buchanan 56

Edgewood-Colesburg 63, Alburnett 58

2A No. 4 North Linn 72, Springville 47

NORTHEAST IOWA

Charles City 66, New Hampton 39

Decorah 59, Crestwood 45

Waverly-Shell Rock 58, Oelwein 34

SOUTH IOWA CEDAR

Belle Plaine 48, Colfax-Mingo 43

BGM 65, English Valleys 47

Keota 66, North Mahaska 49

Lynnville-Sully 90, Tri-County 40

1A No. 1 Montezuma 75, Iowa Valley 44

Sigourney 36, HLV 30

UPPER IOWA

Lansing Kee 51, Postville 50

South Winneshiek 70, MFL MarMac 55

Turkey Valley 72, West Central 22

OTHERS

Highland 63, Louisa-Muscatine 37

Lone Tree 62, Hillcrest Academy 51

Sumner-Fredericksburg 58, Jesup 44

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