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Green leads Cedar Falls past Xavier 64-58 in top 5 battle

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -

A.J. Green poured in 35 points as the Cedar Falls Tigers surged past 3A's third ranked team Cedar Rapids Xavier 64-58. The Tigers, ranked number four in class 4A, claimed their 9th straight victory with the win.

Cedar Falls opened the game strong, leading 29-20 at the half. Xavier, however, made a late push as a Mathew Mims 3-pointer gave the Saints a 48-47 lead with just over five minutes remaining. Mims finished with 29 in the game. The Tigers outscored Xavier 17-10 down the final stretch to pick up the win.

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