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Follow all the nhregister.com coverage of girls high school basketball throughout the state on their way to Mohegan Sun Arena, the site of this year's championship weekend, March 19-20.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Hillhouse Edges NFA

No. 3 Hillhouse beat No. 4 Norwich Free Academy 49-47 tonight.

The Wildcats went on a 21-7 run that spilled from the third quarter into the fourth. They held a 44-43 advantage midway through the fourth quarter, after trailing by as much as 13 points.

Bria Holmes led the Academics with 15 points, most coming in transition. Andreana Thomas added 12 points. The duo combined for 18 of Hillhouse's 26 first-half points.

Jen Escobido led NFA with 16 points. Kastine Evans added 14 points and guarded Bria Holmes the whole game.

For the rest of the area scores from Saturday night click here.

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