In just their second year of having a program, Cornerstone Christian Academy in Jonesboro won the championship of the Sports League for Independent Christian Educators (SLICE) junior varsity tournament on Friday. The Warriors, coached by Matt Whitman & Dusty McNaughton took the title by beating Kingston Christian Academy out of Shreveport 43-40 in a rematch of their first-round game that saw CCA win 59-41. In the semi-finals, the locals beat Heritage Baptist, from Mount Enterprise, TX.
The Sports League for Independent Christian Educators, or SLICE, is a private sports league specifically tailored to small, faith-based educators in Louisiana and Texas. Currently their are ten member institutions: Bethel Christian Academy, Center Academy, Cornerstone Christian Academy, Heritage Baptist Christian School, Hope Baptist School, Kingston Christian Academy, the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts, Northside Christian Academy, and Provencal Christian Academy; and one associate institution: Northeast Christian Academy.
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