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By From staff reports
Published in Sports on January 9, 2012 1:48 PM

Boys' basketball

Faith Christian 69,

Gospel Light 59

* MONROE -- Wes Caudle poured in 29 points to lead Faith Christian to a 69-59 victory over Gospel Light on Saturday in the championship game of the Monroe Tabernacle Invitational.

The Conquerors defeated Monroe Tabernacle 73-63 in Friday's semifinals.

Caudle scored 18 points against Tabernacle and was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player. Aaron Hill, an all-tournament team selection, supplied 18 points in the finals and 23 points on Friday. Silas Denlinger contributed 22 points over the two games.

Faith (7-2 overall) visits Hilltop Christian on Friday.

Wayne Christian 56,

Bethel Christian 52

* Wayne Christian built an early lead and hung on for a 56-52 win over Bethel Christian on Saturday.

Chandler Harrell led the Eagles with 15 points. Dylan Smith had 13 points and Chase Darden added nine.

Wayne Christian (3-11 overall) travels to Cape Fear Christian on Tuesday.

JV sports

* Boys' basketball: Trinity-Fayetteville 61, Wayne Country Day 32 -- Dennis Mitchel scored 21 points for the Chargers. Tyler Talton and Ramel Carpenter each had six points. Wayne Country Day (6-3 overall) travels to Freedom Christian on Tuesday.

Middle schools

* Boys' basketball: Wayne Country Day 37, Trinity-Fayetteville 32 -- Corey Carpenter scored 14 points for the Chargers. Preston Edwards had 13 points and Jacob Norris scored six. Wayne Country Day (7-0 overall) visits Freedom Christian on Tuesday.