Thursday, April 15

by | Apr 15, 2021 | Quick Hits

Cape Fear Christian Academy’s varsity girls soccer team got its goal on Tuesday in a 2-1 loss at Freedom Christian as goalie Carlie Spencer stopped a penalty kick, punted to Samantha Ogden, who fed Ella John Dupree, who beat a couple of defenders to score. … CFCA’s varsity boys basketball team (24-8) was ranked No. 15 among public and private schools in eastern North Carolina for the 2020-21 season by HighSchoolOT. … South Carolina Upstate edged host Campbell on penalty kicks Wednesday night in the Big South Conference men’s soccer semifinals after play ended in a draw at 1. Owen Mikoy had the goal for the Camels in the first half on an assist by Diego Konincks. … Shea Ralph reportedly will be named women’s basketball coach at Vanderbilt. Her mother, Marsha Mann, is from Dunn and was a U.S. Olympian. Ralph played at Terry Sanford and Connecticut. She has been an assistant coach for the Huskies for 13 seasons. … Carlos Rodon (Holly Springs, N.C. State) pitched a no-hitter for the Chicago White Sox in an 8-0 win over visiting Cleveland on Wednesday night. … Duke sophomore Matthew Hurt reportedly is declaring for the NBA draft and will hire an agent after leading the ACC in scoring at 18.3 points per game. … Wes Miller is leaving UNC Greensboro to be men’s basketball coach at Cincinnati. … The first round of the Heritage tournament at Harbour Town Links in Hilton Head is today (Golf Channel, 11 a.m.).


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