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Iowa high school basketball roundup: Jan. 15 area scores, stats and more

Gazette area girls’ and boys’ basketball scores, stats and coverage for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.

Girls

5A No. 1 Iowa City High 77, Linn-Mar 40

Aubrey Joens tallied 27 points, Rose Nkumu tacked on 22 and Class 5A top-ranked Iowa City High cooled the Lions, 77-40, in a Mississippi Valley Conference girls’ basketball game Tuesday night at Linn-Mar High School.

The Little Hawks (12-0, 8-0) opened a substantial gap on the scoreboard with a 13-0 run after Linn-Mar had tied the game, 8-8.

It was 32-14 at halftime, and the outcome was never in doubt.

Full story, box score: Iowa City High girls’ basketball cools Linn-Mar

4A No. 6 Cedar Rapids Xavier 58, Waterloo West 39

The sixth-ranked Saints snapped a four-game losing streak Tuesday night, beating Waterloo West, 58-39, in Waterloo.

Caitlynn Daniels had 18 points, Emily Jasper had 17 and Libby Arnold 14 for Xavier (9-5).

NaTracia Ceaser led West (7-5) with 10 points.

Cedar Rapids Kennedy 46, Dubuque Senior 41

Up 37-35 with six minutes to play, the Cougars played tough defense down the stretch to win Tuesday night at Kennedy High School.

Sadie Powell had 16 points to pace Kennedy (4-9). Senior fell to 6-8.

5A No. 10 Cedar Rapids Washington 66, Dubuque Hempstead 58

The Warriors won the final quarter, 18-9, to prevail at Hempstead.

Caitlin Riley had 19 points and eight rebounds and Sammy Mia had 15 points and 10 rebounds for Washington (12-1). Sydney Mitvalsky added 14 points.

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Hempstead (4-10) was led by Kaylie Springer with 19 points and Madison Fleckenstein with 18 points.

5A No. 11 Iowa City West 79, Waterloo East 32

The 11th-ranked Women of Troy raced out to a 24-5 lead after one quarter Tuesday night in Waterloo.

Audrey Koch had 31 points and Lauren Zacharias added 17 points for West (9-3).

Kerris Roberts had 12 points for East (2-9).

2A No. 14 Wilton 49, Iowa City Regina 39

The Regals closed the gap on the 14th-ranked Beavers, but not by enough.

Wilton (14-1) beat Regina, 52-34, back on Nov. 30.

Regina (5-9) was closer, but only took two free throws and missed both Tuesday night. Elly Gahan led the scoring with 10 points.

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY

5A No. 7 Cedar Falls 70, Iowa City Liberty 37

Cedar Rapids Kennedy 46, Dubuque Senior 41

5A No. 10 Cedar Rapids Washington 66, Dubuque Hempstead 58

4A No. 6 Cedar Rapids Xavier 58, Waterloo West 39

5A No. 1 Iowa City High 77, Linn-Mar 40

5A No. 11 Iowa City West 79, Waterloo East 32

Western Dubuque 64, Cedar Rapids Jefferson 40

5A No. 6 Cedar Rapids Prairie at Dubuque Wahlert, ppd.

WAMAC

3A No. 3 Center Point-Urbana 60, Benton Community 21

DeWitt Central 44, Solon 26

Dyersville Beckman 44, West Delaware 25

Maquoketa 38, Mount Vernon 36

South Tama 59, Vinton-Shellsburg 21

Williamsburg 46, Clear Creek Amana 41 (OT)

Independence at 4A No. 1 Marion, ppd.

RIVER VALLEY

2A No. 7 Bellevue 66, Anamosa 55

2A No. 8 Cascade 51, Camanche 34

Mid-Prairie 54, Tipton 47

Monticello 56, North Cedar 22

West Liberty 50, Durant 45

2A No. 14 Wilton 49, Iowa City Regina 39

TRI-RIVERS

Alburnett 75, Central City 49

1A No. 12 Bellevue Marquette 59, Midland 32

Calamus-Wheatland 40, Lisbon 35

Easton Valley 63, Cedar Valley Christian 29

Maquoketa Valley 64, East Buchanan 53

2A No. 9 North Linn at Starmont, ppd.

Springville at Edgewood-Colesburg, ppd.

SOUTH IOWA CEDAR

1A No. 3 Montezuma 53, 1A No. 5 Lynnville-Sully 49

1A No. 10 North Mahaska 66, BGM 24

Sigourney 40, Keota 26

UPPER IOWA

Elkader Central at Turkey Valley, ppd.

1A No. 15 Lansing Kee at Clayton Ridge, ppd.

MFL MarMac at Postville, ppd.

North Fayette Valley at South Winn, ppd.

OTHERS

Louisa-Muscatine 63, Lone Tree 42

Mediapolis 78, Iowa Mennonite 42

Meskwaki 52, Baxter 38

Pekin 50, Highland 39

Boys

4A No. 9 Iowa City West 74, Waterloo East 61

Patrick McCaffery scored 35 points to lead Iowa City West (9-2, 7-2 MVC Valley) to a win at home.

Evan Brauns added 18 points, 16 in the second half, as West eventually pulled away in what was a one-point game after three quarters. East (7-4, 5-3 MVC Mississippi) hung around thanks in large part to Tyrese Nickelson, who also had 35 points.

Full story, box score: Patrick McCaffery gets used to shouldering a larger load of Iowa City West’s scoring

Linn-Mar 59, Iowa City High 48

The Lions won their fourth straight game Tuesday night in Iowa City.

Trey Hutcheson had 28 points to pace Linn-Mar (7-4). Byron Benton led City High (3-8) with 15 points.

Dubuque Hempstead 67, Cedar Rapids Washington 59

Hempstead won the final quarter, 23-13, Tuesday night at Washington High School.

Michael Duax scored 33 points to pace Hempstead (5-7). Mick McCurry led Washington (6-6) with 25 points.

Waterloo West 63, Cedar Rapids Xavier 59

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Jake Beckmann scored 32 points, including hitting eight 3-pointers, but the Saints fell in Cedar Rapids.

Davis Wagner added 13 points for Xavier (4-7).

Caleb Haag led West (5-6) with 24 points. Daquavian Walker added 17 points.

4A No. 8 Cedar Falls 58, Iowa City Liberty 50

The eighth-ranked Tigers had their paws full Tuesday night in North Liberty.

Liberty (5-7) led 26-24 at halftime. Ethan O’Donnell led the Lightning with 13 points.

Mason Abbas had 19 points to pace Cedar Falls (9-2).

Cedar Rapids Jefferson 54, Western Dubuque 51

The J-Hawks held off the Bobcats shot-for-shot in the fourth quarter in Epworth.

Ozzie Meiborg had 15 points and Willie Guy added 14 points for Jefferson (5-6).

Payton Quagliano led WD (3-9) with 12 points.

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY

4A No. 8 Cedar Falls 58, Iowa City Liberty 50

Cedar Rapids Jefferson 54, Western Dubuque 51

Dubuque Hempstead 67, Cedar Rapids Washington 59

4A No. 7 Dubuque Senior 52, Cedar Rapids Kennedy 39

4A No. 9 Iowa City West 74, Waterloo East 61

Linn-Mar 59, Iowa City High 48

Waterloo West 63, Cedar Rapids Xavier 59

Dubuque Wahlert at Cedar Rapids Prairie, ppd.

WAMAC

Benton Community 48, Center Point-Urbana 44

Clear Creek Amana 61, Williamsburg 57

Dyersville Beckman 43, West Delaware 39

3A No. 1 Maquoketa 67, Mount Vernon 39

Solon 71, DeWitt Central 62

Vinton-Shellsburg 54, South Tama 39

Marion at Oelwein, ppd.

RIVER VALLEY

Anamosa 55, Bellevue 43

Cascade 54, 2A No. 7 Camanche 47

Durant 68, West Liberty 51

Iowa City Regina 56, Wilton 42

Mid-Prairie 71, Tipton 67 (OT)

Monticello 69, North Cedar 50

TRI-RIVERS

Alburnett 75, Central City 37

Bellevue Marquette 66, Midland 53

Calamus-Wheatland 75, Lisbon 56

East Buchanan 63, Maquoketa Valley 62

Easton Valley 85, Cedar Valley Christian 33

1A No. 10 Prince of Peace 62, Davenport North 53

2A No. 1 North Linn at Starmont, ppd.

Springville at Edgewood-Colesburg, ppd.

NORTHEAST IOWA

Crestwood 69, New Hampton 54

Marion at Oelwein, ppd.

SOUTH IOWA CEDAR

Belle Plaine 79, Tri-County 33

BGM 64, North Mahaska 51

Colfax-Mingo 80, HLV 53

Keota 60, Sigourney 25

1A No. 3 Montezuma 62, Lynnville-Sully 45

UPPER IOWA

Elkader Central at Turkey Valley, ppd.

Lansing Kee at Clayton Ridge, ppd.

MFL MarMac at Postville, ppd.

North Fayette Valley at South Winneshiek, ppd.

OTHERS

Mediapolis 58, Iowa Mennonite 46

Meskwaki 71, Baxter 51

Pekin 76, Highland 53

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