Heritage Christian Academy Baseball and Softball opened their respective seasons on Thursday, February 24th.
The Lady Eagles hosted the Lady Warriors of Tuscaloosa Home Educators in a double header. The Lady Eagles took Game One 21-11 and Game Two 15-3. Next up, the Lady Eagles face Tuscaloosa Academy on 2/28 at home. The first pitch is scheduled for 4:00pm.
The HCA baseball team opened its season on the road at Evangel Christian School. The Junior Varsity lost a tough game against ECS Lightning with a final score of 8-0. In the varsity game, Evangel jumped out to an early 5-0 lead in the first inning, ultimately winning the game 8-1. The Eagles will host Evangel on Tuesday at the Hoover Met Complex. Varsity will start at 2pm, and the JV will follow.
Heritage Christian Academy Eagles started 2022 with back-to-back wins against Banks Academy Jets and North River Christian Academy Chargers.
The Varsity Men defeated Banks Academy by a score of 61-44. Greyson Sanford led the Eagles with 32 points, 10 rebounds and 1 assist. Tobias Stoutermire contributed 10 points, 4 rebounds and 4 blocks. Kaden McKinney chipped in 9 points and 2 steals.
The Lady Eagles defeated the Lady Jets by a score of 33-13. Katie Hart led the Lady Eagles with 24 points, 14 steals and 8 rebounds. Emily Calhoun chipped in 4 points and 5 rebounds. Lani Carre contributed 4 points, 6 assists, 5 rebounds and 2 steals.
Both teams continued the win streak the following evening, defeating the Chargers of North River Christian Academy in area play. The HCA Varsity Men finished the game with a score of 62-29. Top scorers for the Eagles were Greyson Sanford with 22 points, Michael Hart with 13 points and Tobias Stoutermire with 10 points. HCA Varsity Men are now 2-0 in area competition.
The Lady Eagles were victorious against the Lady Chargers with a final score of 37-19. Top scorers for the Eagles were Katie Hart with 13 points, Lani Carre with 11 points and Leah Pace with 8 points. The Lady Eagles are 1-1 in area competition.
The Eagles are set to host North River Academy on 1/11/21 and will travel to Tuscaloosa Academy on 1/14/21.
Heritage Christian Academy Eagles Varsity Men and Womens' teams defeated the Jets of Banks Academy in non-conference basketball play on 12/9/21.
The Lady Eagles defeated the Lady Jets 38-24. For HCA, Katie Hart led the team with 14 points, 10 steals, 7 rebounds and 1 block. Lani Carre contributed 8 points, 4 assists, 2 steals and 8 rebounds. Leah Pace brought down 5 rebounds and added 6 points, 1 steal and 1 assist. Emily Calhoun chipped in 6 points.
HCA Varsity Men defeated Bank Academy by a score of 58-29. Tobias Stoutermire had a double-double with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Greyson Sanford finished the night with 13 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. Seniors Jonah Hicks, Gabe Heath, Weston Myers and Kaden McKinney also collectively contributed 11 points, 6 rebounds and 2 steals.
Heritage Christian Academy hosted Pickens Academy in area basketball play on Friday, 12/10/21. The HCA Junior Varsity Boys defeated Pickens Academy Junior Varsity 49-17. Leading the scoring for the Eagles were Tyler Colley with 27 points, including 8 3-pointers, and Ben Heath with 11 points. The JV team is 1-0 in area play.
The Lady Eagles lost a tough area match against the Lady Pirates 49-19. Lani Carre contributed 7 points, 2 rebounds and 1 steal. Katie Hart chipped in 4 points, 4 steals and 2 rebounds. Leah Pace had 5 points and 2 rebounds. Maggie Ingram dropped in a bucket and had 2 rebounds and 2 steals.
Heritage Christian Academy Varsity Men won 62-30 against the Pirates of Pickens Academy. Tobias Stoutermire led the Eagles with 19 points, 8 rebounds and 2 steals. Greyson Sanford knocked in 13 points and grabbed 7 rebounds and 3 steals. Michael Hart dropped in 13 points and snagged 3 steals. The Varsity Mens' team is 1-0 in area play.
Heritage Christian Academy Varsity Men defeated Bessemer Academy 68-41 on Tuesday, 12/7/21. Junior Tobias Stoutermire led the Eagles with 16 points, 9 rebounds and 1 steal. Junior Greyson Sanford contributed 10 points, 10 rebounds and 4 steals. Junior Michael Hart dropped in 11 points, and grabbed 4 steals. Senior Kaden McKinney chipped in 8 point, 2 rebounds and 4 steals.
For Bessemer Academy, Senior J. T. Davis led the Rebels with 12 points and 5 rebounds. Senior Trace Hendon contributed 8 points, 2 rebounds and 2 steals.
On Thursday, 11/11, the Heritage Christian Academy Eagles basketball teams traveled to compete against the Tuscaloosa Home Educators Warriors.
The HCA Varsity Men's team remain undefeated and earned its second win of the season with a final score of 65-41 against the Warriors. Junior Greyson Sanford led the team with 22 points, 4 rebounds and 3 steals. Junior Michael Hart kicked in 15 points, 6 assists and 4 rebounds. Junior Tobias Stoutermire contributed 16 points and 11 rebounds. Junior Nick Kuhn showed strong defensive play with 5 rebounds and 2 steals.
The Lady Eagles lost a tough battle to the Lady Warriors, with a final score of 56-26. The top scorers for the Lady Eagles were Leah Pace with 13 points, Katie Hart with 6 points and Lani Carre with 5 points.
The Eagles are on the road again on 11/15 with competition against the Patriots of East Central HomeSchool.
Heritage Christian Academy Eagles tipped off its 2021 basketball season on 11/5 by hosting Restoration Academy Bulldogs and Homecoming at the Eagles' Nest.
The HCA Junior Varsity lost a close battle against the Bulldogs by a final score of 39-32. Leading the scoring for the Eagles were Tyler Colley with 16 points, Ben Heath with 8 points and Anthony Nugent with 4 points.
The Lady Eagles were victorious against the Lady Bulldogs with a final score of 47-40. Junior Lani Carre led the Lady Eagles with 23 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals. Senior Katie Hart contributed 10 points, 6 rebounds and 2 steals. Senior Emily Calhoun pulled down 11 rebounds and seventh grader Leah Pace chipped in 7 points and 4 rebounds.
The reigning AISA Class A State Champs Varsity Mens' team open its 2021 season with a win against the Bulldogs. Tobias Stoutermire led the Eagles with 30 points, 18 rebounds and 3 steals. Greyson Sanford also finished with a double-double with 22 points, 10 rebounds and 3 steals. Michael Hart chipped in 10 points and 3 assists.
The Eagles are on the road Thursday, 11/11, taking on the Tuscaloosa Home Educators. The JV boys tip off at 4 pm, with varsity games to follow. Go Eagles!
On Thursday September 9, we hosted the Heritage Eagle Invitational, the first Cross Country meet of the season. It was a beautiful day to be at Shadow Lake and I would like to thank everyone that came out to support our kids and especially to those who volunteered to help make the event a success. Congratulations to all of our JV and Varsity team members in completing their first race of the season and for representing HCA so well. A special shout out to the Varsity Boys for taking the first place team trophy. Also to Michael Hart for finishing first overall, along with Luke Dickerson, Nick Kuhn, Jonah Hicks and Greyson Sanford to round out our team score.
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