Cape Fear Christian Academy trailed 8-0 at halftime in varsity girls soccer against visiting Fayetteville Homeschool on Tuesday, just a goal away from ending early on the mercy rule.
The Eagles stayed alive for the 80-minute duration scoring three goals in the second half of an 8-3 loss.
Reyna Johnson arched a shot into the net, there was an own goal and Lexi Crumley got her fifth goal of the season for CFCA.
“I’m very proud of them for not giving up,” said Eagles coach Michael Breslin.
Softball topped in lengthy contest
Visiting Fayetteville Chrsitian scored seven runs in the top of the 10th inning for a 9-2 win at CFCA on Tuesday.
The Eagles slipped to 6-5 overall and 2-2 in the Sandhills Athletic Conference as the Warriors yielded just three hits.
Rhyleigh Horne, Claire Parker (RBI) and Aubree Bass (double) had hits for CFCA, which is scheduled to visit Faith Christian of Rocky Mount on Thursday at 5 p.m.
CFCA’s middle school softball team was a decisive winner over visiting Fayetteville Christian, remaining unbeaten.