Junior varsity boys take MCC title, prevent sweep

by | Jan 27, 2024 | Articles, Cape Fear Christian Academy

Justin Chestnut (24) controlled 34 rebounds in two games.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Cape Fear Christian Academy’s junior varsity boys basketball team won the Mid-Carolina 1-A Conference regular-season championship with a 43-22 victory over Crossroads Christian at the Eagles’ homecoming on Friday night.

The Colts took the varsity girls game, 52-36, and rallied from a double-digit deficit in the second half for 63-58 win in the varsity boys contest.

Varsity boys

Zeke Brock had 19 of his 23 points in the first half as the Eagles led 36-26 at intermission before slipping to 11-10 overall and 7-3 in league play.

The Colts (16-5, 7-2) outscored the hosts, 23-9, in the final period.

Caden Scarborough had 14 points for CFCA. Justin Chestnut finished with nine points and 23 rebounds for the Eagles. Elijah Ellis and Cole Godwin added six points each.

CFCA had a 66-57 triumph at Crossroads on December 8.

Varsity girls

The Lady Eagles were led by 11 points from Ella John Dupree. Perri Caroline Ennis scored 10. Glenna McLamb had eight points and Madeline Brocious tallied seven.

The CFCA girls are 5-9 overall and 4-4 in the MCC.

JV boys

Eli Burns opened the game with a 3-pointer for CFCA and scored 10 in the third quarter for a team high 13 points.

Conner Parrish had 10 points and nine rebounds as the junior Eagles improved to 9-2 overall and 6-0 in league play. Elijah Ellis had eight points and seven rebounds.

Justin Chestnut had five points with 11 rebounds. Fisher Stancil netted three points. Cade Godwin and Chris Crume added two points each.

“Very proud of this group for how they play together and strive to achieve success,” said CGCA coach Bill Parrish. ” … This team defends very well regardless of the defensive set.”

Elijah Ellis looks to pass from the right corner.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Cole Godwin played more than usual with Lathan Wilborn out.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Zeke Brock shoots under pressure on Friday night.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Caden Scarborough looks to score against visiting Crossroads.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Madeline Brocious had seven points for the Lady Eagles at homecoming.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Perri Caroline Ennis is closely guarded in the first half.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Glenna McLamb drives for the Lady Eagles
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Ella John Dupree shoots a 3-pointer for the Cape Fear Christian girls.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Fisher Stancil makes a pass in a 43-22 win for the CFCA JV boys.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Eli Burns led the junior Eagles offensively with 13 points.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Conner Parrish gets set for a free throw for the MCC champions.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)



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