Cape Fear Christian Academy’s varsity softball team opened play in the Sandhills Athletic Conference with a 14-1 win in five innings at Fayetteville Christian on Monday.
The Eagles had not played since March 29, but the layoff did not affect the team’s performance level.
“Our hitting was awesome,” said CFCA coach Sterling Holmes. “It was continuous throughout the batting order. Every starting player had at least one hit with all but one scoring at least one run.”
Rhyleigh Horne was 3-for-4 with a double, three runs and three RBIs. Cailee Ray was 2-for-2 with two walks, three runs and two RBIs. Kim Bordeaux was 4-for-4 with two runs and four RBIs.
Claire Parker pitched a complete game with nine strikeouts. She allowed four hits, one unearned run and three walks. She helped her cause at the plate, going 3-for-3 with a walk and a run.
CFCA continues league play at Freedom Christian today at 4:30 p.m.
Warriors win girls soccer
Fayetteville Christian hosted CFCA in girls soccer at Village Christian and took a 6-1 win.
The Eagles got a goal from Ella John Dupree and trailed 3-1 at the half. The score came off a corner kick from Samantha Ogden.
CFCA coach Michael Breslin said he saw improvement as players begin to grasp and implement concepts emphasized in practice.
The Lady Eagle booters play at Freedom Christian today at 4 p.m.
CFCA baseball edged
Host Fayetteville Christian topped CFCA in baseball, 11-10, at the 211 Complex in Raeford.
Jake Tyndall tried to score the tying run from third on a passed ball in the top of the seventh but was tagged for the final out and possibly sustained a separated shoulder.
Deshawn Woods pitched the last three innings for the Eagles, yielding three hits, one unearned run and three walks while striking out two. Woods was 2-for-2 at the plate with three walks.
Tyndall and Tony Cornette-McGuire each went 2-for-3 with a walk. River Ennis and Gus Adams were each 2-for-4. Reid Miller was 2-for-5.
Freedom Christian hosts CFCA at J.P. Riddle Stadium today at 4 p.m.