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CEDAR FALLS — A.J. Green had another big game against another highly rated opponent Tuesday as Class 4A’s fourth-ranked Cedar Falls boys’ basketball team held off Class 3A’s No. 3 Cedar Rapids Xavier 64-58.

Green, a University of Northern Iowa recruit, poured in 35 points on a night when he was nearly perfect offensively, going 9 of 9 from the field and 11 of 12 from the free-throw line.

It was the ninth straight win for Cedar Falls, which improved to 12-3 overall and 10-1 in the Mississippi Valley Conference.

Matthew Mims racked up 29 points for Xavier, which fell to 11-5 overall and 6-5 in MVC play. The Saints had won seven of their previous eight games before Tuesday’s matchup.

HUDSON 53, WATERLOO COLUMBUS 34: Hudson continued its late-season surge with a strong defensive effort that produced a North Iowa Cedar League win over Waterloo Columbus.

It was the fifth straight victory for the Pirates (10-7, 8-6) and the 14th straight loss for the Sailors (2-16, 2-11).

Girls’ basketball

WATERLOO EAST 58, CHARLES CITY 46: Kerris Roberts poured in 28 points and Waterloo East snapped a six-game losing streak with a non-conference win at Charles City Tuesday.

Nia Crowley added nine points for the Trojans (5-14), who raced out to a 20-8 first-quarter lead and protected it most of the game.

Charles City remained winless on the season.

HUDSON 60, WATERLOO COLUMBUS 53: Hudson pulled out a narrow 60-53 win over Waterloo Columbus in North Iowa Cedar League action.

It was a back-and-forth battle all night. Columbus led 15-14 after the first quarter, Hudson led 30-28 at halftime and the Pirates led 42-41 heading into the fourth.

Olivia Kolterman scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Hudson (8-9, 7-7) and Abby Gaudian finished with 16 points and eight rebounds.

Columbus fell to 4-14 overall and 2-11 in the NICL.

DON BOSCO 61, WATERLOO CHRISTIAN 25: Don Bosco made 28 of 34 free throws and defeated Waterloo Christian 61-25 Tuesday in an Iowa Star Conference matchup.

After taking a 32-16 lead at the half, Don Bosco (6-12, 5-6) allowed the Regents only nine points in the second half and broke the game open.

Marissa McFadden (18), Kindra Welter (15) and Mandee Miller (12), scored in double digits for the winners.

Boxscores

Girls’ basketball

DON BOSCO 61, WAT. CHRISTIAN 25

DON BOSCO (6-12, 5-6) — Madelyn Reagan 0 0-0 0, Kennedi Purdy 1 4-4 6, Marissa McFadden 6 6-9 18, Kindra Welter 4 7-8 15, Mandee Miller 3 5-6 12, Brooklynn Schares 0 0-0 0, Calli Thome 0 0-0 0, Jenna Brown 0 1-2 1, Maddie Huff 2 5-5 9, Brooke Zoll 0 0-0 0, Julia Thiry 0 0-0 0, Reese Schares 0 0-0 0. Totals 16 28-34 61.

WATERLOO CHRISTIAN (1-16, 0-12) — Anne Ochsner 0 0-0 0, Amber Smith 3 0-0 6, Ella Sankey 0 0-0 0, Gracie Davis 0 0-2 0, Ashlynn Walston 0 0-0 0, Grace Sliger 0 0-0 0, Autumn Borkowitz 1 1-2 3, Emma Armbrecht 2 4-6 8, Tessa Wynthein 3 0-0 6, Sydney Singh 1 0-1 2. Totals 10 5-11 25.

Don Bosco 13 19 22 7 — 61

Wat. Christian 6 10 4 5 — 25

3-point goals – Don Bosco 1 (Miller 1). Waterloo Christian 0. Total fouls – Don Bosco 14, Waterloo Christian 25. Fouled out – none.

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