Sports briefs

Eagle named to 2A all-state team

First Assembly pitcher Stephen Gilmore was named to the 2A N.C. Independent School Athletic Association baseball team.

Gilmore led his Eagles (11-11-1) with a 1.72 ERA and 106 strikeouts.

The senior had a .365 batting average on the year.

SouthLake Christian wins state title

SouthLake Christian Academy won the NCISAA 2A baseball state championship by defeating Henderson's Kerr-Vance Academy in a best-of-three series May 21.

Kerr-Vance won game one 5-0, but Southlake came back and won 11-1 in game two and 10-0 in game three.

The Eagles' Jared Fortune, Sam Remick and Nathan Sharp were all-state selections.