Seven athletes earn all-state in spring sports

by | May 24, 2023 | Cape Fear Christian Academy

Kristina Kennedy (left) and Glenna McLamb made all-state in softball from Cape Fear Christian.

Seven Cape Fear Christian Academy athletes in spring sports have been named to NCISAA 1-A all-state teams.

The Eagles placed junior Cole Godwin and senior Trevor McLamb on the all-state team in baseball.

Earning all-state recognition in girls soccer were juniors Ella John Dupree and Lexie Crumley.

Selections in softball included senior Rhyleigh Horne, freshman Kristina Kennedy and sophomore Glenna McLamb.

There are 14 players chosen in baseball and softball. There are 17 selections in girls soccer.

Godwin hit .511 with four doubles and 22 RBIs for a team that went 13-2 with regular season and tournament championships in the Mid-Carolina Conference.

McLamb had a .447 batting average with seven doubles, four triples and 23 RBIs while anchoring the Eagles defensively at catcher.

Dupree had 11 goals and five assists for a team that went 7-5 overall and was runner-up in the MCC regular season and tournament to state champion Crossroads Christian. Crumley had 12 goals and four assists as CFCA reached the quarterfinals of the NCISAA tournament.

The Eagles were 9-6 in softball, reaching the NCISAA semifinals as Horne, a Meredith signee, hit .312 with three doubles, three triples, one home run and seven RBIs. In the circle, she had a 1.82 earned run average with 60 strikeouts in 34 and two-thirds innings. Horne pitched a perfect game at home against Lee Christian on her senior day. She was also all-state in volleyball.

Kennedy hit .558 with four doubles, two triples and three home runs. Her walk-off homer over the right-center fence gave the Eagles an 8-7 win over Albemarle in the state quarterfinals.

McLamb hit .389 with two doubles, three triples, two home runs and 12 RBIs. She pitched 36 and two-thirds innings with a 3.25 ERA and 80 strikeouts.

Cole Godwin was Player of the Year in the MCC before making all-state.
(Dunn Area Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Rhyleigh Horne is a multi-year all-state selection.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Lexie Crumley led the Eagles in goals.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Trevor McLamb was MVP of the Mid-Carolina Conference tournament.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)

Ella John Dupree has made all-state in tennis and soccer.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Barbara Myatt)


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