CFCA wins MCC baseball tournament on Trevor McLamb’s Senior Day

by | May 9, 2023 | Articles, Cape Fear Christian Academy

Trevor McLamb throws down to second on Friday.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Cape Fear Christian Academy’s varsity baseball team used a 5-run fourth inning to defeat visiting Crossroads Christian, 9-4, for the Mid-Carolina 1-A Conference tournament championship on Friday.

The Eagles, who also won the MCC regular-season title with a 6-0 record, improved to 13-1 overall. CFCA received the No. 4 seed and a first-round bye for the NCISAA Tournament. The Eagles will host Halifax (7-8), the fifth seed, in the second round on Thursday at 4 p.m.

“Very proud of this group of young men,” said CFCA coach Bill Parrish.

The Eagles had Senior Day for Trevor McLamb after the game. McLamb was named MCC Tournament MVP.

Junior Cole Godwin was the conference Player of the Year and Parrish was MCC co-Coach of the Year.

Zeke Brock, Cason Pope and Godwin had two hits each in the MCC final. Godwin had four RBIs and Pope had one.

Brock stole four bases and Eli Burns stole two. McLamb had one steal.

Brock and Pope each scored three runs.

CFCA scored two runs in the first inning and two in the second to lead 4-0. The Colts had six hits and four runs in the third to tie the score at 4.

In the fourth for the Eagles, Pope singled on a 1-2 count, scoring a run. Godwin singled on a 2-0 count, scoring
a run. Fisher Stancil and Conner Parrish drew a bases-loaded walks. Burns came home on a passed ball.

Burns started and went two and two-thirds on the mound. Stancil pitched the rest of the way. The duo had nine strikeouts.

All-conference honors went to Pope, Burns, Stancil, Brock, McLamb and Godwin.

Receiving all-tournament recognition were Stancil, Brock, Godwin and McLamb.

The MCC regular season and tournament champions are shown above. Kneeling, from left to right, are Kayden Dunkins, Eli Burns, Fisher Stancil, Connor Shirley and Landon McLamb. Standing are Cason Pope, Zeke Brock, assistant Bradley Stancil, Rhett Alphin, Trevor McLamb, assistant Tommy Burns, Cole Godwin, Conner Parrish, Elijah Ellis, Coach Bill Parrish and assistant Jonathan McLamb.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Senior Trevor McLamb is shown with his parents, Emmy and Jonathan.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Bill Parrish was named co-Coach of the Year in the MCC.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Player of the Year honors in the MCC went to Cole Godwin, who is hitting .558.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)


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