Cornerstone Christian runner-up in JV and Junior Slice League Playoff Tourney

The Cornerstone Christian Academy (CCA) Junior Varsity and Junior High boys basketball teams ventured to Shreveport this past Monday and Tuesday where they finished in 2nd place in both Slice League Playoff Tournaments. 

(JUNIOR VARSITY) Seeded third after a 7-3 regular season that tied them for second with Heritage in the final standings, CCA opened the tourney by dispatching Northside 54-25 before losing to Heritage by a 33-27 score two hours later. Now in the losers bracket of the six team tourney, CCA beat Shreveport Christian Academy 49-41, ARC out of Monroe 48-30 and regular season league champion Kingston 45-37 in back-to-back-to-back games. This set up a finals match against Heritage which this time Cornerstone won 37-31, forcing a rematch. After playing five straight games without a break, CCA finally ran out of gas, falling 35-20 to claim the runner-up spot of the tourney. 

(JUNIOR HIGH) After compiling a 9-1 record and finishing in a tie for first place in the SLICE League regular season, CCAwon two and lost one to finish as runner-up in the 2023 Slice League Junior Playoff Tournament.

The Eagles opened the five team tourney held at Kingston Academy in Shreveport by beating Heritage out of Mount Enterprise, TX 40-37 before losing in the finals of the winners bracket to co-regular season champion, Kingston 48-30. Once again CCA met Heritage, who had won twice to earn the rematch and once again dispatched their neighboring state foe this time by a 39-21 margin. That set up a rematch with Kingston which beat CCA again.

(VARSITY BOYS) The Varsity boys Slice League Playoff Tournament will be played at Kingston Academy in Shreveport on Friday, March 31st. Cornerstone Christian has earned the #3 seed in the seven team event after finishing third in the regular season with an 8-4 record. The opening game will be held at 9:00am against Provencal with the winner slated to play again at 12:00pm and the loser at 1:00pm.

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