CFCA presents athletic awards

by | May 19, 2021 | Cape Fear Christian Academy

Anslee McLamb and Trey Tripp won scholastic athlete awards.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Cape Fear Christian Academy presented its athletic awards on Tuesday for the 2020-21 school year in the gym.

There were adjustments throughout the year for COVID protocols, but the Eagles were particularly strong in fishing, softball, varsity boys basketball and volleyball.

River Ennis and Reid Miller won a state championship in fishing. The varsity softball team won the Sandhills Athletic Conference and was second in the NCISAA 1-A tournament. The CFCA middle school softball team went unbeaten.

The varsity boys basketball team earned a share of the Sandhills championship and reached the NCISAA semifinals.

Three athletes made all-state in the fall including Allie Wiggins in cross country, Ella John Dupree in girls tennis and Anslee McLamb in volleyball.

Cinque Lemon was Player of the Year in the Sandhills Athletic Conference in varsity boys basketball and was named all-state along with teammate Tristan Harkins of CFCA.

Sandhills Coach of the Year honors went to Sterling Holmes of CFCA and Claire Parker of the Eagles was Player of the Year. Joining Parker on the all-state team were Kim Bordeaux, Cailee Ray, Rhyleigh Horne and Mariah Bell.

The Eagles introduced Paul Hobbs as new junior varsity and varsity volleyball coach. He comes from Southside Christian in Clayton. Former coach Brittany Ter Meer recently became engaged and plans to enter graduate school after guiding the Eagles to the state semifinals in 2020. CFCA won the Falcons Invitational at Lee Christian, which went on to win the state title.

In middle school volleyball, CFCA won the Southeastern Conference regular-season and tournament championships under first-year coach Mary Beth Young.

CFCA’s boys and girls varsity basketball teams each won Senior Classic championships. The CFCA girls got their first NCISAA playoff win since 2009.

Jake Tyndall was named Male Athlete of the Year and Reyna Johnson was named Female Athlete of the Year.

The scholastic athlete awards went to Trey Tripp for the boys and Anslee McLamb for the girls.

Gracie Byrd received the Impact Award for significant contributions as a first-year student-athlete.

Natalia Brocious was the recipient of the Eagle Award presented by the Booster Club for service.

In middle school, Eli Burns was the Male Athlete of the Year and Wiggins won for Female Athlete of the Year.

Scholastic athlete awards in middle school were presented to Landon Alphin for the boys and Larah Tripp for the girls.

Jake Tyndall won for Male Athlete of the Year at CFCA.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Reyna Johnson was named Female Athlete of the Year.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

The 2020-21 CFCA Impact Award went to Gracie Byrd.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Natalia Brocious (second from left) was presented the Eagle Award for service by the Booster Club. (Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Upper school volleyball award winners, from left, are Laney Avery (Junior Varsity, Most Improved), Rhyleigh Horne (Varsity, Most Improved), Meredith Taylor (JV, MVP), Natalia Brocious (Varsity MVP) and Anslee McLamb (Varsity Sportsmanship). Not pictured is Gabbi Chiodo (JV Sportsmanship).
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Paul Hobbs was introduced as new JV and varsity volleyball coach.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

In varsity boys soccer. Jake Tyndall (left) was Most Improved and David Okropiridze won the Coach’s Award. Not pictured is Dolan Adams, MVP.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

In girls tennis, from left, Ella John Dupree (Doubles Award), Anna Jackson (Doubles Award) and Aubrey Jackson (Most Improved) were honored.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Cross country award winners are, from left, Allie Wiggins (Girls MVP), Courtney Butts (Coach’s Award), Trinity Olive (Girls Daily Grind Award), Dylan Johnson (Boys Most Improved) and Ivan Liang (Boys Daily Grind Award). Not pictured is Gus Adams (Boys MVP). (Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Swimming award winners are, from left, Allie Wiggins (Girls MVP), Kurt Hansel (Boys MVP), Hailey Denning (Girls H2O Award) and Olivia Byrd (Coach’s Award). (Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

JV boys basketball award winners are, from left, Zeke Brock (MVP), Jackson Bolton (Most Improved) and Trevor McLamb (Coach’s Award).
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Varsity girls basketball award winners are Meredith Taylor (left. MVP) and Gracie Byrd (Coach’s Award). Not pictured is Leah Brannon (Best Offense). (Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Caden Bell received the Coach’s Award in varsity boys basketball. Not pictured are Cinque Lemon (MVP) and Truman Claytor (Most Improved).
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Cheerleading award winners, from left, are Reyna Johnson (MVP), Anslee McLamb (Coach’s Award) and Natalia Brocious (Co-Extra Effort). Not pictured is Caroline Parker (Co-Extra Effort). (Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Varsity baseball award winners, from left, are Co-MVPs Jake Tyndall and Reid Miller. Not pictured is Gus Adams (Coach;s Award).
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Varsity girls soccer award winners were, left to right, Laney Avery (Coach’s Award), Nina Sauer (Most Improved), Carlie Spencer (MVP), Alexis Crumley (All-Conference) and Ella John Dupree (All-Conference).
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Natalia Brocious (right) is shown with her mother, Beth, during recognition for seniors in girls soccer. (Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Reyna Johnson is shown with her parents, Veronica and David, during senior recognition in girls soccer. (Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Softball award winners, from left, are Cailee Ray (Co-Defensive Award), Claire Parker (Co-MVP), Rhyleigh Horne (Co-MVP), Anslee McLamb (Team Leadership). Kim Bordeaux (Offensive Award). Bekah Ennis (team Leadership), Mariah Bell (Co-Defensive Award) and Anna Avery (Extra Effort).
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Fishing awards went to, from left, River Ennis (Coach’s Award), Aubrey Jackson (2019-20 Most Improved), Meredith Taylor (2020-21 Most Improved) and Reid Miller (Angler of the Year). (Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Athletic awards for middle school and upper school were presented on May 18. (Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Eli Burns was Male Athlete of the Year for middle school.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Allie Wiggins was Female Athlete of the Year for middle school.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Landon Alphin and Larah Tripp won middle school Scholastic Athlete awards.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Award winners in middle school volleyball were Olivia Gonzalez (Most Improved) and Lily Kate Dupree (Coach’s Award). Not pictured is Kaedyn Moran (MVP). (Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Middle school boys soccer award winners were, from left, Palmer Ennis (Defensive MVP), Ethan Beasley (Coach’s Award) and Brandon Surles (Offensive MVP). (Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Award winners in middle school girls basketball were, from left, Ellie Grumbach (Most Improved), Bailey Dunn (MVP) and Lily Kate Dupree (Coach’s Award). (Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Award winners in middle school boys basketball were, from left, Lathan Wilborn, Brandon Surles (MVP) and Landon Alphin (Coach’s Award).
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Middle school baseball award winners, from left, are Fisher Stancil (Co-Cy Young), Eli Burns (Co-Cy Young) and Ethan Beasley (Coach’s Award).
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Middle school girls soccer awards wen to, from left, Lilly Gitlibowski, (Most Improved), Keeghan Proulx (MVP), Jada Johnson (Defensive Award), Courtney Butts (Coach’s Award) and Gwynn Young (Offensive Award).
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Awards for the unbeaten middle school softball team went to, from left, Kristina Kennedy (MVP), Olivia Gonzalez (Most Improved) and Kailynn Cumbie (Coach’s Award). (Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Reed Ennis was Angler of the Year for the Junior Division fishing team.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Junior division fishing team awards went to, from left, Levi Blair (Coach’s Award) and Carter Glass (Most Improved).
(Photo/Bonita Langston)

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