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It was an extremely close game all the way through Friday but the end result was a loss for the Lady Raiders of Central A&M to the Carrolton Hawks 40-38 Friday in the Class 1-A Girls Basketball State Championship Semi-Final as heard on Genuine Country 94.3 WMKR. Ranked #2 in the state, it was the Raiders' first return to ISU's Redbird Arena since 2008. Carrolton is the #2 seed in the Western Illinois Valley Conference and improved to a 25 and 6 mark overall on the season. The Hawks will play in the Championship game Saturday afternoon; Central A&M will play for 3rd place with the pregame to begin at 11:45am on WMKR.

 
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