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Published in Sports on January 19, 2010 1:47 PM

FUQUAY-VARINA -- Faith Christian nearly let a late lead slip away before rallying for a 57-55 win over Hilltop Christian on Monday night.

The Conquerors missed seven free throws in the fourth quarter before cementing the victory.

Faith Christian was paced by Drew Floars' 13-point outing. David Sladick and Chris Powell added 12 and 10 points, respectively.

Faith travels to Berean Baptist tonight.

Chargers squeeze out win

WHITEVILLE -- Adan Hobbs and Tyson Pearson led four players in double figures with 11 and 10 points, respectively, and Wayne Country Day upended Waccamaw Academy 61-57 on Monday evening.

Reco McCarter contributed a double-double -- 10 points, 12 rebounds. Tim Hobbs recorded eight points and 10 rebounds.

The Chargers (13-6 overall) entertain Oakwood on Friday.

Girls' basketball

Faith falters

FUQUAY-VARINA -- Faith Christian could not overcome a cold shooting night in a 47-35 loss to Hilltop Christian on Monday.

Madison Caudle turned in a strong 20-rebound performance to go along with her team-high 12 points. Elizabeth Weeks added 11 points for the Conquerors.

Faith Christian (7-6 overall) is the guest of Berean Baptist today.

JV sports

* Boys' basketball: Faith Christian 44, Hilltop Christian 20 -- Faith Christian improved to 9-0 on the season. Wes Caudle led the Conquerors with 10 points. Brandon Jones added six points in the win.