CFCA takes game one in championship softball series

by | May 20, 2022 | Cape Fear Christian Academy

Cailee Ray discards her bat and digs for first in a 10-3 win Friday.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)

Cape Fear Christian Academy’s varsity softball team defeated visiting Pungo Christian, 10-3, on Friday in the first game of a best-of-three series for the NCISAA 1-A championship.

The hosts went ahead to stay with four runs in the bottom of the first after the Raiders (19-2) had taken a 2-0 lead in the top of the frame.

Methodist signee Kim Bordeaux had two home runs and six RBIs for the Eagles (17-4). She also pitched and held the Raiders scoreless over the last three innings.

Cailee Ray had a home run for CFCA, which can wrap up the state title in game two on Saturday at 11:30 a.m.

“We’re in good position,” said Eagles coach Sterling Holmes. “We just need to play like we are capable of playing.”

Bordeaux was 4-for-4. Rhyleigh Horne was 2-for-3 with three runs and an RBI. Mount Olive signee Mariah Bell was 3-for-4 with two runs.

Ray finished 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI. Kristina Kennedy had a hit and drove in a run.

Winning pitcher Claire Parker also had a hit.

Kim Bordeaux was effective in the circle and at the plate.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)

Cape Fear Christian’s new scoreboard shows the Eagles are one win away from a state title.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)


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