Belmont Christian Academy wins KCSAA State titles
Two athletic teams from Belmont Christian Academy (BCA) are returning home from Lexington tonight with a couple of championship trophies from the Kentucky Christian School Athletic Association State Tournament.
In the AAA division of the boys' basketball championship, the BCA Hawks were victorious in the two-day event. The basketball team is coached by Dennis Cardwell, Dennis Strasburger, and Cody Cardwell. Team members include: Ben Van Meter, Branden Penner, Cameron Carroll, Canaan Dupin, Colten Phelps, Hayden Hampton, Heath Cardwell, Houston Hampton, J.J. Kiper, Jacob Van Meter, Jonathan Whittinghill, Joshua Van Meter, Justin Hack, Kendall Cardwell, Kenten Flener, Nathan Burton, and Will Moore.
Ben Van Meter, Nathan Burton, and Canaan Dupin were named to the All Tournament Team, Branden Penner was named the Most Valuable Player and Nathan Burton was named to the All Star Team. Belmont defeated Landmark Christian Academy for the championship.
Meanwhile, the BCA Lady Hawks, competing in the AA division of the girls' volleyball tournament, also won their championship.
The volleyball team is coached by Angie and Jimmy Arnold. Volleyball team members include: Allyson Felix, Ariel Phelps, Audrey Hampton, Brenn Scarbeau, Dana Hunt, Eliza Arnold, Haleigh Cardwell, Hannah Costello, Hannah Van Meter, Katherine Flener, Kaylah Costello, Kelsey Embry, Kenzie Flener, and Lilly Moore.
Kaylah Costello was named the Most Valuable Player, Eliza Arnold was named to the All Star Team, while Arnold, Costello, and Hannah Costello were named to the All Tournament Team.
Belmont defeated Elizatown Christian Academy for the state title.
Belmont Christian Academy is a pre-K through 12th grade Christian school located on Brownsville Road in Butler County. BCA is a member of the Kentucky Christian School Athletic Association. The association provides Christian and Home School Associations an opportunity to compete in team sports in a Christ-centered atmosphere.
The stated goal of the association, according to its website, is to provide competition and all of its benefits in a setting that honors Biblical standards in behavior and appearances.