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West High Comes up Short at No. 6 Cedar Falls
Following its win over second-ranked City High on Tuesday West High had visions of putting together a winning streak to close out the regular season.
It was sixth-ranked Cedar Falls that tacked another win onto its streak on Friday.
Ally Conrad led five Cedar Falls players in double figures with 21 points as the Tigers won their 11th straight game with a 75-66 win over Class 5A third-ranked West High in a Mississippi Valley Conference cross-divisional matchup in Cedar Falls.
Cedar Falls improved to 14-1 and 8-1 in MVC play and hasn’t lost since a December 9th setback at City High.
Logan Cook scored a game-high 25 points for West High which dropped to 14-3 and 9-1 in MVC play.
Conrad entered averaging 6.9 points per game but hit four 3-pointers on Friday on her way to a team-high 21 points.
Olivia Remmert had 13, Kiana Barney and Cynthia Wolf each had 12 and freshman Emerson Green added 10 for the Tigers.
Rachael Saunders had 15 points, four steals and three assists and Maddie Huinker had 11 points and six rebounds for West High which trailed 38-24 at the half.
Lauaren Zacharias had five rebounds and three assists for West High.
Cedar Falls 21 17 13 24 – 75
West High 12 12 20 22 – 66
West High (66) – Logan Cook 25, Rachael Saunders 15, Maddie Huinker 10, Emma Koch 7, Paige Beckner 4, Lauren Zacharias 2, Katie McGrane 2, Cora Saunders 1.
Cedar Falls (75) – Ally Conrad 21, Olivia Remmert 13, Kiana Barney 12, Cynthia Wolfe 12, Emerson Green 10, Calli Johnson 7.
Regina Clinches Share of RVC South Title
Another fast start turned into another win and another conference title for Regina.
Class 2A top-ranked Regina jumped to a 16-1 lead seven minutes into the game and cruised to a 61-24 win over Northeast on Friday in a River Valley Conference cross-divisional matchup in Iowa City.
Regina improved to 17-0 with the win and clinched at least a share of its ninth straight conference title moving to 14-0 in RVC play.
Mary Crompton had 16 of her game-high 19 points in the first half as Regina forced 17 first-half turnovers while building a 37-13 halftime lead.
Sarah Lehman added 12 points for Regina which allowed less than 27 points for the third time in its last four games.
Lehman grabbed five steals on Friday while Lauren Gaarde came off the bench to collect seven steals .
Alex Wiese had eight points and Alexa Lehman chipped in with seven for Regina.
Shauna McAleer had seven points to lead Northeast which dropped to 6-13 on the season and 3-12 in RVC play with its fifth straight loss.
Regina 16 21 16 8 – 61
Northeast 5 8 5 6 – 24
Regina (61) – Mary Crompton 19, Sarah Lehman 12, Alex Wiese 8, Alexa Lehman 7, Greyson Dumont 5, Kennedy Wallace 5, Elly Gahan 3, Lauren Gaarde 2.
Northeast (24) – Shauna McAleer 7, Tonita Webster 5, Casidy Dondiego 3, Jacey House 3, Brenna Seeser 3, Claire Abbott 1, Madlyn Kaczinski 1, Carly Hasken 1.
Koenig Leads West Branch Past North Cedar
After a non-conference loss at Fairfield on Tuesday West Branch got back to conference play and got back to winning on Friday night.
Tatum Koenig had 18 points, eight rebounds and seven steals to lead West Branch to a 50-38 win over North Cedar in a River Valley Conference cross-divisional matchup in Stanwood.
West Branch improved to 11-7 on the season and 10-6 in RVC play with the win while North Cedar dropped to 6-12 and 5-12 in conference play.
Haley Mullinnix had 12 points, four assists and four steals and Abby Knoop added nine points, three rebounds and two steals.
Paige Miller had nine points, five rebounds and two assists for West Branch.