01/31/12 — Tuesday preps

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Tuesday preps

By Ryan Hanchett
Published in Sports on January 31, 2012 1:46 PM

Boys' basketball

Faith Christian 52,

Bethel Christian 41

* Faith Christian pulled away early and cruised to a 52-41 win over N.C. Christian Schools Association Coastal 2-A foe Bethel Christian on Monday night.

Brandon Jones and Silas Denlinger each finished with 14 points for the Conquerors. Wes Caudle added 11 points in the win.

Faith Christian (12-3 overall) plays host to Gateway (Va.) Christian on Friday night.

Coastal Christian 57, Wayne Christian 44

* Wayne Christian could not overcome hot-shooting Coastal Christian in a 57-44 defeat on Monday night.

Chase Darden led the way for the Eagles with 22 points. Seth Slusher added 12 points in the defeat and grabbed 10 rebounds.

Wayne Christian (4-17 overall) plays host to Grace of Sanford tonight.

Girls' basketball

Bethel Christian 38,

Faith Christian 20

* Bethel Christian relied on tough defense in a 38-20 win over Faith Christian on Monday night.

Abigail Pierce led the Conquerors with nine points. Meredith Clark pulled down a team-high seven rebounds to go with five points.

Faith Christian (3-10 overall) entertains Gateway (Va.) Christian on Friday night.

Middle schools

* Girls' basketball: Norwayne 32, Eastern Wayne 14 -- Norwayne dropped county rival Eastern Wayne 32-14 on Monday afternoon. Taylor Daniels led the Cobras with 12 points. Tanika Powell added 11 points in the win. Eastern Wayne was paced by Chelsea Lynn with seven points. Norwayne (11-2 overall) travels to Grantham on Wednesday.