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By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on December 4, 2007 3:04 PM

KINSTON -- Faith Christian's girls picked up a 37-19 win at Bethel Christian in non-conference play on Monday night.

Alyssa Hill led the way for the Conquerors with 13 points, and Lindsey Godwin chipped in 10.

Faith also earned a 45-24 victory over Liberty Christian of Fayetteville during the weekend. Godwin scored a game-high 16 points, while Hill contributed 15.

The Conquerors (4-1 overall) travel to Trinity Christian in Greenville on Friday.

Boys basketball

Faith falls on the road

KINSTON -- Foul trouble came back to haunt Faith Christian in a 57-48 loss at Bethel Christian on Monday night.

The Conquerors had three players pick up their third foul before halftime, and Taylor Stocks' 18-point effort, including three 3-pointers, wasn't enough to pull out the win. Jeremy Sandlin added 12 points for Faith.

Faith Christian (3-3 overall) visits Trinity Christian in Greenville on Friday.

Middle schools

* Norwayne girls 49, Rosewood 18 -- Imari Howell scored a game-high 13 points for Norwayne (2-0, 1-0), and Jenna Van Horn added 10. Keke Parks led Rosewood (1-1, 0-1) with six. Norwayne visits Dillard on Monday.

* Dillard girls 37, Grantham 22 -- Dillard improved to 1-1 overall, thanks in large part to Kasheika Wallace's 26 points. Shatoria Exum finished with 11 points. Andrel Morris and Jamika Bowen each had 10 points for Grantham. Dillard entertains Norwayne on Monday.

* Greenwood girls 39, Spring Creek 30 -- Cheyene Bowman finished with 12 points for the T-Birds (2-0), and Sarah Marquis added 11. Ashley Parks scored a game-high 13 points for Spring Creek. Greenwood hosts Mount Olive on Monday.

* Mount Olive boys 48, Eastern Wayne 19 -- Mount Olive cruised to a road victory behind a double-double, 14 points, and 11 rebounds from Quintae Bradshaw. Andrew Matthews added 11 for Mount Olive (2-0 overall). Javon Darden and Jalin Barnes each scored four points for Eastern Wayne. Mount Olive visits Spring Creek on Thursday.

* Greenwood boys 64, Spring Creek 26 -- Jalin Sprueil and Devante Harris each had 12 points for Greenwood. Brandon McCarter added a double-double with 10 points, and 10 rebounds to go along with eight blocks. Greenwood (2-0 overall) hosts Mount Olive on Monday.