Beating the same opponent four times in one season is not easy.
Christ School varsity soccer hopes the odds are finally stacked in its favor Tuesday when the Greenies (10-7-0) get another crack at Carolinas Athletic Association champion Rabun Gap (16-2-0). The Eagles host the first round NCISAA 4-A state playoff game at 4:30 p.m.
Local television station WMYA (40) rewarded the academics and citizenship of Max Field ’20 and Kiki Alcime ’20 during Friday’s broadcast of the varsity football game between Christ School and Charlotte Christian.
The situation and the stakes are simple: One game, winner-take-all.
Varsity soccer earned the right to play for the Carolinas Athletic Association championship by placing second in the regular-season standings – Christ School (9-5-0, 3-3-0) travels to Rabun Gap (14-2-0, 6-0-0) for a 4:30 p.m. CAA title game on Thursday.
Christ School varsity soccer made it extra special for Max Redic ‘20, Michael Mahoney ‘20, Aaron Chen ‘20, Kevin Masson ‘20, Connor Hall ‘20, Adam Keever ’20, and their families. There were smiles all around Tuesday after the Greenies took care of business and beat visiting Asheville Christian Academy, 5-0.
The highest-rated recruit in the history of Harvard University basketball is from Christ School.
Justice Ajogbor ’20 committed to the Crimson on Sunday, telling reporter Evan Daniels from 247Sports, “I’m deciding to play for the next four years at Harvard. Really for me the opportunity to play for coach (Tommy) Amaker, he's an awesome guy. The opportunity to go to a school like Harvard, is an opportunity I couldn’t pass up.”
What looks to be the fastest cross country team in Christ School history is only getting faster.
Seven of the eight Greenies who raced Saturday morning ran personal-record or season-best times at the Eye Opener meet in Spartanburg, S.C. Christ School placed fourth as a team in the Invitational Boys division with 211 points, the best showing by any North Carolina school in the multi-state field.