CFCA softball moves to 4-0 in Sandhills Athletic Conference

by | Apr 16, 2021 | Cape Fear Christian Academy

Averi Williams bunts for Cape Fear Christian on Thursday.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Cape Fear Christian Academy’s varsity softball team won its fourth game in four days and improved to 4-0 in the Sandhills Athletic Conference with a 13-4 win over visiting Freedom Christian on Thursday.

The Eagles scored in every inning.

Cailee Ray went 3-for-3 with a triple, two walks, three runs and three RBIs.

Mariah Bell was 3-for-3 with two runs. Claire Parker was 3-for-4 with a triple and three runs. Bekah Ennis took a break from catching and started at third base. She went 2-for-3 with a walk.

Rhyleigh Horne went five and one-third innings in the circle with six strikeouts. Parker came in with the bases loaded and none out in the sixth. Only one of the inherited runners scored and she finished with four strikeouts in two innings.

The Eagles return to action with a make-up game at Village Christian on Wednesday.

Freedom wins girls soccer

Visiting Freedom posted a 2-0 Sandhills Athletic Conference win at CFCA on Thursday in varsity girls soccer.

The Eagle booters host Northwood Temple on Tuesday at 4 p.m.

Freedom takes baseball

Freedom topped host CFCA, 19-6, in baseball.

Tony Cornette-McGuire pitched effectively in relief for the Eagles. A 4-run third inning in which Reid Miller and Gus Adams had hits, was the offensive highlight for CFCA on Thursday.

“We hit better in Tuesday’s game,” said CFCA coach Marty Priebe.

Zeke Brock, Miller, Adams and Cornette-McGuire had two hits each in a 20-9 loss to Freedom at J.P. Riddle Stadium on Tuesday.

The Eagles host Northwood Temple on Tuesday at 4 p.m.

Starting pitcher Rhyleigh Horne delivers against Freedom.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Kim Bordeaux tracks a fly ball in the outfield in a 13-4 win.

Rhyleigh Horne throws to Claire Parker at first for an out.

Mariah Bell makes a game-ending catch!

Anslee McLamb is ready at second base for CFCA.

Averi Williams makes a fielding play in left.

Claire Parker pitched the last two innings for the Eagles.

Bekah Ennis has a cupcake on Wednesday in a birthday celebration for assistant coach Craig Autry, who was fishing in Florida.

Ellla John Dupree pushes forward for the CFCA girls soccer team.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

CFCA goalie Carlie Spencer punts the ball away.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Tony Cornette-McGuire pitches for the CFCA baseball team.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Teammates check on Jake Tyndall (arm in sling) after he was hit by a foul ball. (Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)


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