AUBURN – Both games were close but there were no upsets as playoffs began Wednesday in the Auburn Rec Women’s Slowdown Basketball League.

Old School (3) outlasted Lady Ballers (6) 48-43. Betsy Sibley sparked the winners with 16 points. Jessica Philippon added 11. Kelly Brower paced the Lady Ballers with 11 points. Kristie Mann chipped in with 9.

Hoop Camp (4) squeezed out a 36-35 win over Laskoff Bashers (5). Katie Morin tossed in 19 for the victors. Tanisha Scottham added 7. Katie McKenzie tallied 8 for the Bashers. Dawn Beaule added 3.

Playoff semifinals will be held next Wednesday as Young Ones (2) trade baskets with Hoop Camp at 7:00. J.C. Concrete (1) will take on Old School at 8:15. Wednesday’s winners will clash for the championship on Thursday, April 26 at 7:00.

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