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By From staff reports
Published in Sports on February 25, 2009 1:46 PM

HENDERSON -- Wayne Christian's girls couldn't overcome a slow start in a 51-26 loss in the opening round of the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association Class 1-A girls' basketball playoffs on Tuesday evening.

Jennifer Price scored eight points, and grabbed six rebounds to go with three steals, two blocks and an assist. Hanna Kaler contributed six points, eight rebounds and three steals.

The Eagles finished the season 14-8 overall.

Gators rally falls short

TRENTON -- Spring Creek didn't waiver in the face of a 17-point halftime deficit and cut the margin to three before falling to Jones Senior 49-40 on Tuesday evening in the first round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-A state playoffs.

Shaquita Brooks and Richelle Butler each scored 11 points for the Gators and Melanique DeVeaux added eight.

Amy Parker chipped in six points.