Late goal knocks CFCA girls out of playoffs

by | May 13, 2023 | Cape Fear Christian Academy

Lexie Crumley, shown in the first round, had CFCA’s quarterfinal goal Thursday.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Host Ridgecroft scored a goal in the 78th minute to edge Cape Fear Christian Academy, 2-1, in the quarterfinals of the NCISAA 1-A girls soccer playoffs on Thursday.

Lexie Crumley’s goal have the Eagles a 1-0 lead at the half.

“The team played well,” said CFCA coach Michael Breslin. “A defensive mistake allowed them to score.

“Their second goal came after Grace (Viox, Eagles goalie) stopped a breakawaybut the other team collected the loose ball before we could clear.”

The Eagles, seeded No. 5 in the NCISAA tournament, finished 7-5.


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