Caldwell Academy Spring Sports Highlights

Caldwell Academy belongs to the NCISAA 2A state association & to the PTAC ( Piedmont Triad Athletic Conference ) for high school sports.
Here are some of our SPRING 2021 SPORTS HIGHLIGHTS

VARSITY BASEBALL– finished ranked # 4 in the NCISAA 2A rankings out of 25 teams & #104 in the state out of 475 teams
according to maxprep baseball rankings. Record 12W 8L

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS– Luke Elmore, SR, P& OF All STATE 2A, Conference Player of the Year
STATS:: HITTING BA 311,,, R 11 ,, H 19,,, RBI 13,, 2B 2,, BB 7,,,K 9,,, OPS .726
PITCHING ERA 1.81,,, 4W ,, 1L,, 2SV, IP 50,, BB 39,, K 99
Set a school record with 99K during the school year, old record 69 held by
Grant Gillespie ( c/o 2011 ) & Bowen Young ( c/o 2019) Set a career record
of 201 ( 20018–2021) breaking the previous record of 200 held by Clay Young ( c/o 2014 )
Will play college ball at Lenoir-Rhyne

Eli Hopkins, SR, Catcher, ALL CONFERENCE,, Will play college ball at Coker College, SC
STATS;; HITTING BA 346,,,R 24,,, H 18,,, RBI 21,, 2B 2,,, HR 3,, BB 24,,,K 4,,, OPS 1.111

Grayson Southern,,, SR,, 3B,,P,, ALL CONFERENCE,, Will play college ball at Emory & Henry, VA
STATS:: HITTING BA 414,,,R 19,,, H 24,,, RBI 8,,, 2B 3,,, 3B 1,,, BB 7,,, K 13,,, OPS ,993
PITCHING ERA 2.05,,, 0W 2L SV 1,, IP 13,,, BB 9,,, K 8

VARSITY SOCCER– finished ranked # 3 in the NCISAA 2A rankings out of 32 teams & # 71 in the state out of 475
according to maxprep soccer rankings, Record 10W 7L
( have all 11 starters returning for next season )

SATS;; 29 goals ( new school record for girls soccer ) 8 assist POINTS 66

Maggie Konig, JR,,, ALL CONFERENCE,, 7 goals,,, 5 assist POINTS 19

Abby Rose,,, FR,,, 14 STEALS

VARSITY GOLF—- finished ranked # 9 out of 21 team by NCISAA 2A

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS— Freddy Ortmann,, FR,,, ALL STATE 2A, All CONFERENCE, ranked # 6th in the STATE 2A Rankings
out of 141 competing golfers

Daniel Norris,, FR,,, finished 4th in the state tournament out of 53 competing golfers. Ranked
# 18 in the state out of 141 competing golfers Round was highlighted by an eagle on the par 4 #18
as he sunk his approach shot from apprx 100 yds out.

VARSITY TRACK & FIELD– WOMEN’S finished 7th out of 18 competing teams. MEN finished 9th out of 17 competing teams.


Olivia Furst,,, JR,,, 2nd place WOMEN”S 800 METERS,,,,3rd place 1600 METERS

Ian Toth,,, JR,,, 3rd place MEN’S DISCUS

Olivia Furst,,,SOPH, ,Lillian McMeekin,, JR,,, Courtney Sanders, JR,,, Patti Bus,, JR,,,
3rd place WOMEN’S 4X800 RELAY


BOY’S BASEBALL (8 W–3L ) & GIRL’S SOCCER ( 8W–5L ) lost in the conference semifinals of each sport.

Courtesy of Bob Black
Big FAN SUPPORTER of Caldwell Athletics