Caldwell Academy in NCISAA Summer Basketball Showcase and CA Eagles showing in the Wells Fargo Cup

The Caldwell Academy Boys Basketball Team 2A participated
in the NCISAA Showcase the past two weekends. This
event presents a crucial opportunity for young basketball
talent to showcase their skills and potentially earn college
scholarship offers. Team record for 2023/2024 23W 9L.
Session 1 was held at Greensboro Day School 21-23JUNE.
Caldwell won all three (3) of their games. STATS

Defeated Westminster Catawba 2A (21W 12L)
Jaylen Cross, 2025, 16pts, 8rebs,4ast
Neal Swindell 2026, 19pts, 11rebs,3ast
Ayden Johnson 2026, 14pts, 6rebs, 5ast
Defeated Matthew Covenant Day 4A ( 22W 8L)
Jaylen Cross 16pts, 9rebs,5ast
Neal Swindell 19pts, 7rebs
Ayden Johnson 12pts, 9ast
Mac Atkinson 2027, 9pts, 5rebs
Defeated Fayetteville Berean Baptist 2A (14W 19L)
Jaylen Cross 23pts, 9rebs, 4stl
Neal Swindell 16pts, 7rebs
Ayden Johnson 8pts, 4ast
Trevor Holland 2028, 5pts, 4rebs ( GW Free Throws).

Jaylen Cross ,2025, was named one of the TOP 14 Performers
at the NCISAA Showcase 1, at the GDS site.

Session 2 was held at Forsyth Country Day, 28-30JUNE.
Won 2 & loss 1
Defeated Charlotte United Faith Academy 1A
( 25W 9L State Runner Up)

Jayen Cross, 27pts, 9rebs, 5ast, 3blk
Neal Swindell 17pts, 9rebs
Ayden Johnson 9pts, 6rebs, 6ast
Trevor Holland 7pts, 7rebs, 2stl
Mac Atkinson 6pts, 5rebs
Lost to Providence Day School 4A (25W 9L), State Runners-up
Defeated Davidson Day School 2A (23W 7L) State Champs.
Jaylen Cross 29pts, 8rebs, 3blk
Neal Swindell 17pts, 9rebs, 4ast
Ayden Johnson 15pts, 4rebs, 7ast.

WELLS FARGO CUP HISTORY

The Wells Fargo Cup, presented and sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank
recognizes overall excellence in high school athltics among NCISAA
member institutions.

Since 1985, the Wells Fargo Cup has been presented to the school
in each classification with the best overall interscholastic
athletic programs. The Wells Fargo Cup is awarded to the school
with the most combined points for each classification. The
winning schools receive an engraved silver cup and a banner.
Both awards are provided as permanent recognition of that year’s
athletic excellence. As such, the Cup has become a valued athletic
achievement award in North Carolina.

WELLS FARGO CUP SCORING::
1. The winning schools are determined by total points earned through competition in State Championships.
2. Each school that finishes in the top eight (8) of a State
Championship receives Wells Fargo Cup points. This is

applicable for sports who complete by division as well as
classification.

Caldwell Academy Sports program finished 8th out of 32 schools
with points as follows: FALL 57.5,, WINTER 60, SPRING 85
TOTAL 202.5. This is there 8th year placing in the TOP 10 over
the last 10 years.

Courtesy of Bob Black, Big Supporter and Big Booster of Caldwell Academy Eagles Athletics