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The Christian Academy of Carrollton won in thrilling fashion last Thursday night, February 9, with a 68-64 victory over Grace Baptist Church (Union, Kentucky). The eighth win of the year for CAC was of the improbable comeback variety with the Eagles notching nine unanswered points to overcome a 64-59 deficit with less than a minute to play.
Senior guard Isaiah Shelley started the late game-winning charge with a four-point play after he hit a deep three-pointer and drew the foul. Shelley connected on his free throw to pull the Eagles within one at 64-63.
The Eagles’ staunch defense then got the ball back for the offense and put the ball in the reliable hands of the team’s other senior, Josiah Frey, who powered his way through the lane to score on the drive. Frey’s make put the Eagles on top for good at 65-64 with 38 seconds left in regulation.
The Eagles defense then put junior point guard Casey Martin in a position to ice the game down the stretch with three clutch free throws for the 68-64 final.
Frey led the Eagles with 23 points and nine rebounds. Shelley tallied 21 points and added three rebounds. Guard Alex Harmon hit double digits with ten points. Martin finished with seven points on the night, as did forward Nate Newcomer who also claimed four rebounds.
The Eagles are scheduled to participate in a one-day post-season tournament hosted by Grace Baptist Church on March 11 in Union.
February 3, 2017
vs. Christian Academy of Madison
October 28, 2016
vs. Landmark Christian Academy
The CAC Eagles claimed a Senior Night win with a thrilling 49-46 victory over the Christian Academy of Madison on February 3.
Seniors Josiah Frey and Isaiah Shelley accounted for 28 of their team’s points in the game. Frey finished with a double-double, scoring 22 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Shelley hit a pair of three-pointers and delivered two assists.
Alex Harmon hit double figures with 11 points, including three three-pointers. Point guard Casey Martin scored six and had four assists. Nate Newcomer added four points and four rebounds. Wyatt Mitchell also contributed four rebounds. The win was the seventh of the year for CAC and the second of the year over CAM.
Varsity Boys Basketball
The CAC Eagles led for most of their October 28th varsity game against Landmark Christian Academy but were handed a 53-48 loss in the end.
Senior Josiah Frey led the Eagles with 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Juniors Casey Martin and Alex Harmon scored 12 points and 11 points respectively.
The trio of Frey, Martin, and Harmon combined to shoot 16-of-30 from the floor for 53.3%.
January 24, 2017
vs. Cornerstone Christian Academy
Led by seniors Isaiah Shelley and Josiah Frey, the Christian Academy of Carrollton varsity team notched their sixth win of the season with a 56-48 victory over Cornerstone Christian Academy on January 24.
Frey led the way with 29 points on the strength of 10-for-15 shooting from the floor and 9-for-14 from the free throw line. He also led the Eagles with nine rebounds.
Shelley hit three three-pointers on his way to a 14-point performance. He hit five of his ten shots from the floor overall.
Alex Harmon and Micah Frey each scored five points. Point guard Casey Martin rounded out the scoring with three points and added four assists.
Wyatt Mitchell contributed three rebounds and three assists. Nate Newcomer had an assist before leaving the game early with an ankle sprain.
The Eagles have a busy February ahead of them with their Senior Night game against Christian Academy of Madison on February 3.
Other home games in February are scheduled for February 9 and 13.
February 9, 2017
vs. Grace Baptist Church
The Christian Academy of Carrollton Varsity Eagles erupted for 30 points in the first quarter on their way to a 65-49 Homecoming win on Friday, March 10 over the Christian Academy of Madison (Indiana). Seniors Isaiah Shelley and Josiah Frey led the first-quarter scoring brigade with 14 and 11 points respectively. Junior Alex Harmon added five points to round out the scoring in the opening period.
Frey finished the game with a team-high 23 points. Shelley notched 21 and Harmon added 12 points. Freshman Micah Frey chipped in six.
March 10, 2017
vs. Christian Academy of Madison