Beatty hired as girls basketball coach at Cape Fear Academy

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Cape Fear Academy has hired former Hoggard Girls Basketball Coach Ray Beatty to lead its girls basketball this season.

Beatty coached Hoggard from November 2008 to July 2012. His teams won regional and conference championships and he was a two-time coach of the year.

"I am excited to help build on Cape Fear Academy's scholar/athlete successes.  I had a team meeting today and the girls are eager.  I saw a lot of enthusiasm in the room and really look forward to getting to know our team and its talents," Coach Ray Beatty said in a news release.

The team opens its season November 16th against North Raleigh Christian School.

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