Perry girls won't play at Far East

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Perry girls won't play at Far East

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published: February 06, 2014

Citing a player shortage, Matthew C. Perry withdrew Tuesday from the Far East High School Girls Division II Basketball Tournament, school and tournament officials announced.
 
“There were a number of factors in this decision,” Perry athletics director George Williams said by e-mail Tuesday. “Injuries, low numbers, passport issues, etc. In the end, it became a safety concern with too few girls participating.”
 
The team is 0-13 this season and finished eighth in a 10-team field in last year's season-ending tournament.
 
The withdrawal leaves the tournament, scheduled for Feb. 17-19 at Daegu, with just eight schools, including the host Warriors, Osan and Humphreys of South Korea; International School of the Sacred Heart, E.J. King, Zama and Robert D. Edgren of Japan; and Okinawa Christian School International.
 

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