CFCA middle school volleyball advances to SEMSAC final

by | Oct 17, 2020 | Cape Fear Christian Academy

Jada Johnson receives a serve for host CFCA on Friday.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/John Lucas)

Cape Fear Christian Academy’s middle school volleyball team beat visiting Berean Baptist Academy in straight sets by scores of 25-12 and 25-22 in the semifinals of the Southeastern Middle School Athletic Conference tournament on Friday.

Kaedyn Moran had three kills, one assist, one dig and 10 aces on 14 service points to lead the Eagles (14-1).

CFCA was allowed to have spectators on a limited basis for the first time during the fall sports season.

Lily Kate Dupree had one kill and three assists. Olivia Byrd had one kill and two aces on four service points. Julia Scott had one kill and one ace on four service points. Jada Johnson had two aces on four service points.

Ashlee Hylland had two kills and Molly Jones and Maileyna Lansana served three aces apiece to lead the Bulldogs.

After the Eagles opened the first set on a 7-1 run, including four aces from Moran, the Bulldogs responded with an 8-1 run, including three aces from Lansana, to take a 9-8 lead. But Cape Fear Christian answered by taking the set with a 17-4 run.

The second set was close throughout, but, holding a 23-22 lead, Cape Fear Christian scored two unanswered, with a Moran kill off of an overpass ending the match.

Cape Fear Christian will host St. John Paul II in the championship match of the conference tournament on Tuesday.

Kaedyn Moran of the Eagles hits match point in the SEMSAC semifinals.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/John Lucas)

CFCA coach Mary Beth Young talks to the team during a timeout.
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Lily Kate Dupree pokes the ball over the net for a point.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/John Lucas)

Olivia Byrd serves an ace for the Eagles on Friday afternoon.
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