Cape Fear Christian Academy’s varsity boys basketball team defeated Heritage Christian of West Virginia, 68-42, at Methodist University on Friday night as Eagles senior E.J. Bethea had seven 3-pointers in a 30-point performance.
“We played good team defense, had good ball movement on offense and played without turnovers against their full-court pressure in addition to hot shooting from Bethea,” said CFCA coach J.D. Johnson after the Eagles improved to 6-1.
Marcus Owens scored 10 points for CFCA. Ramiro Arrillaga had three baskets beyond the arc as he totaled nine points. Riley Adams scored eight. Michael Okoye added six points and Parker Watson tallied five.
Bethea made seven of 11 from distance. Okoye finished with 10 rebounds. Adams and Lucas Capalbo each had five assists.
Johnson noted that Heritage Christian is a first-year program with numerous foreign players.
CFCA visits Grace Christian of Sanford (3-3) on Tuesday night.