Eagles sweep Lee, Horne leads softball past RMA

by | Mar 23, 2023 | Articles, Cape Fear Christian Academy

Cole Godwin connects against Lee Christian on Tuesday.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)

Cape Fear Christian Academy swept its Mid-Carolina 1-A Conference matchups with Lee Christian on Tuesday and took a 3-0 nonconference varsity softball win over visiting Rocky Mount Academy as Meredith signee Rhyleigh Horne pitched a 1-hit shutout with 14 strikeouts.

The host Eagles rallied past Lee for a 10-5 varsity baseball victory. CFCA won its middle school baseball contest at Lee, 11-1.

The Eagles came back from a 1-0 halftime deficit to defeat the visiting Falcons, 4-2.

CFCA was second to Crossroads Christian in a conference golf match at Kerr Lake Country Club in Henderson. Lee Christian was third.


Melanie Multerer had two hits and two RBIs for the host Eagles. who scored twice in the fourth inning and once in the fifth.

Megan Harrold and Glenna McLamb each had a hit and scored a run in the win.

Horne also had a hit for CFCA, which travels to Pungo Christian on Friday for a 4 p.m. game.


Senior captain Trevor McLamb drove in four runs on three hits to lead the Eagles.

McLamb drove in runs on a groundout in the first and a triple in the second inning. That helped CFCA come back after trailing 4-0 going into its first turn at the plate.

The Eagles tallied three more runs in the third inning. Zeke Brock and Cason Pope both moved runners across the plate with RBIs.

Cole Godwin, Fisher Stancil, Eli Burns and Cason Pope all saw pitching stints.

CFCA collected 11 hits.

Brock had three hits. Landon McLamb had two hits.

Godwin, Pope and Fisher Stancil each had one hit.

Brock, Pope and Stancil had two RBIs each as the Eagles improved to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in league play going into a nonconference contest at Fayetteville Christian on Thursday at 5 p.m.

Varsity Girls Soccer

CFCA coach Michael Breslin talked about his team’s recovery after trailing after 40 minutes. Ella John Dupree scored a hat trick in the second half.

“0-1 at the half,” noted Breslin. “A lot of opportunities that we failed to finish. We moved the ball well, but were still too timid coming in to win free balls.

“We played better in the second half. It was a physical match and the girls were much better about fighting to hold their space. Lexie (Crumley) equalized after getting the ball from Laney Avery. We took a 2-1 lead after Ella John Dupree scored on a penalty kick that came from a hand ball inside the 18.

“Lee Christian tied it at 2 after a scrum in front of our goal. EJ was awarded a second PK from yet another hand ball. The goalkeeper blocked the initial shot, but EJ wisely followed her shot and put the ball in. EJ then completed her hat trick by scoring an unassisted insurance goal.

“Defense was solid throughout the match. Jada Johnson saved a goal on a corner kick by clearing the ball from her position on the back post. Madeline Brocious saved another by acrobatically clearing the ball from an empty goal. Overall, I’m continuing to see improvement in all aspects of the game.”

The Eagles are scheduled to host Cresset Christian in MCC play on Tuesday at 4 p.m.

Varsity Boys Golf

Michael Shook led CFCA with a 47 on Tuesday. Selph had a 48 and Cade Godwin shot 50 on Tuesday for a 145 total.

Crossroads shot 126 and Lee Christian finished at 172.

The Eagles host an MCC match at Keith Hills on Tuesday.

Middle School Baseball

The game at Lee ended on the mercy rule in four innings.

Tyson Stephens and Chris Crume each had a double and a single for CFCA. Robert Tart had a double. Getting hits were Thomas Hall, Lathan Wilborn, Mason Gregory, Parker Mclamb and John Jackson.

A catch by Jackson in left field was a defensive highlight.

Gunner Dorman had seven strikeouts and Palmer Ennis fanned two.

The middle school Eagles were dealt an 11-0 setback in six innings by visiting Village in a drizzle on Wednesday.

Middle School Girls Soccer

The Eagles visit Lee Christian on Friday for a match at 4 p.m.

Rhyleigh Horne pitched a 1-hit shutout with 14 strikeouts on Tuesday.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)

Ella John Dupree strikes for her third goal of the match.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)

Zeke Brock steals third for Cape Fear Christian.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)

Cason Pope drives in a run for the Eagles in a 10-5 win.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)

Fisher Stancil turned in an effective relief stint for CFCA.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)

Ella John Dupree scored on the carom after this penalty kick.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)

Laney Avery makes a throw-in for CFCA in a 4-2 win Tuesday.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)

Gwynn Young moves forward along the CFCA sideline.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)

Cape Fear Christian coach Michael Breslin surveys the action on the pitch.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)

Rhyleigh Horne puts the ball in play for the Eagles against RMA.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)

Glenna McLamb had a hit in a 3-0 victory on Tuesday.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)

Sterling Holmes of CFCA stands in the third base coaching box.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)

The 2023 CFCA varsity boys golf team is shown at Quail Ridge before their first Mid-Carolina match.



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