Grace Christian 9, O'Neal 2
Grace Christian (7-3) trailed the Falcons 2-1 in the fourth inning but went on to a victory on the last day of the Chatlee Boat and Marine Easter Invitational Saturday morning at Union Pines.
For four innings of Grace Christian’s baseball game Friday evening, it was the same story as the Crusaders’ 6-0 loss to Southern Lee in Thursday’s first round of the Chatlee Boat and Marine Easter Invitational.
On an afternoon not fit for baseball or spring break, Southern Lee and Grace Christian went on with the game anyway. The Cavaliers, led by senior Caleb Gaster pitching a two-hit shutout, beat neighbor Grace Christian 6-0 in the first round of the Chatlee Boat and Marine Easter Invitational in a steady cold rain Thursday.
Thursday, April 4
Chatlee Easter Invitational at Southern Lee and Union Pines
Grace Christian at Southern Lee - 12 p.m.
Enloe vs. Massaponax (Va.) at Southern Lee - 2:30 p.m.
Jordan-Matthews at Chatham Central - 7 p.m.
Due to the weather forecast for Thursday evening, the schedule for the Chatlee Boat and Marine Easter Invitational Tournament has been changed.
For Southern Lee's baseball squad, spring break is a break from the classroom but not from work on the diamond. The Cavaliers, along with Cape Fear Valley neighbor Union Pines, are the co-hosts for this week's Chatlee Boat and Marine Easter Invitational Tournament beginning at both schools on Thursday.
Southern Lee 3, Gray's Creek 2
Behind Derek Jackson's complete game on the mound, the Cavaliers (8-3, 5-1) gave Gray's Creek (9-3, 5-1) its first Cape Fear Valley loss on Thursday night in Hope Mills.
Southern Lee 6, Overhills 0
After an 11-0 win over Douglas Byrd on Friday, Southern Lee (7-3, 4-1) made it back-to-back Cape Fear Valley wins via shutouts Tuesday night hosting Overhills (1-9, 1-4).
Grace Christian 7, Lee Christian 2
Madison Bolen scored four Lady Crusader goals and Torie Boyte scored a hat trick to lead Grace Christian (4-3-1, 2-0-0) to a victory over visiting Lee Christian (2-5, 2-2) Monday afternoon.
If Monday evening’s city rivalry baseball game between Lee Christian and Grace Christian had been last team to score before daylight ran out, the host Crusaders would’ve been in trouble.
Tuesday, Mar. 26
Monday, Mar. 25
• Lee Christian at Grace Christian - 5 p.m.
• Western Harnett at Terry Sanford - 7 p.m.
After back-to-back losses earlier in the week, Grace Christian opened its Carolina Christian Conference campaign with a 10-0 rout over visiting Cresset Christian Friday afternoon.
Southern Lee 3, Triton 1
The Lady Cavaliers avenged a 4-2 loss at Triton last week with a victory at Cavalier Stadium Thursday night.
Union Pines 7, Southern Lee 4
Union Pines (7-2, 3-1) beat the visiting Cavaliers (5-2, 2-1) in a Cape Fear Valley Conference game Tuesday night.
Junior Aaron Ayers pitched a complete game, allowing three hits while firing 13 strikeouts, as Grace Christian (2-1) beat Wayne Country Day 5-1
Western Harnett 15, Overhills 14 - 11 innings
Western Harnett fell behind 9-0 in the first inning before rallying to beat the Jaguars in 11 innings in a Cape Fear Valley game at Western Harnett Friday night.
Grace Christian 5, Wayne Country Day 1
Southern Lee 21, Westover 2
Southern Lee 16, Jack Britt 5
Southern Lee scored a mercy-rule win in five innings for its fourth straight win at home Thursday night against the Buccaneers (2-2).
Lee Christian at Vandalia Christian - 4 p.m.
Wayne Country Day at Grace Christian - 4 p.m.
Lee County at Panther Creek - 4:30 p.m.
Westover at Southern Lee - 7 p.m.
Southern Lee 16, Jack Britt 5
Grace Christian 11, Burlington Christian 1
Grace Christian 4, Friendship Christian 1
Madison Bolen scored a hat trick, giving her seven goals in two matches this season, and Grace Christian (2-0) defeated visiting Friendship Christian Tuesday afternoon.
Working to improve on the most successful season in program history, Grace Christian’s girls soccer team opened with a 4-0 victory over visiting Kerr-Vance Academy on a chilly Friday afternoon.
Southern Lee 6, Western Harnett 4
The Cavaliers made it back-to-back wins and started their Cape Fear Valley season with a victory in Lillington Friday night.