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Cedar Falls drops Pleasant Valley to advance to state

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Cedar Falls pulled away in the second half to knock off Pleasant Valley 46-31 to advance to the class 4A Girls State Basketball Tournament. The state bid marks the second straight for the Tigers.

Fourth-ranked Cedar Falls held just a 20-18 edge at the halftime break, but opened the third quarter on a 13-2 run to take control.

Emma Gerdes led the way with a team-high 15 points. Cynthia Wolf and Calli Johnson added 11 and 10 respectively.

The Tigers open state tournament play on Wednesday, March 2, against Waukee.

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