Lady Griffins Coast into Semi Finals; Boys Alive in Lower Bracket

The Lady Griffins cruised to an easy victory Thursday evening in the first round of the girls’ bracket of the Fairfield Central High School Breast Cancer Awareness Tournament, obliterating Brookland-Cayce 52-8.

Freshman Chyna Moore led the way with 23 points, going eight of 16 from the floor and seven of eight from the stripe. Junior Jada Martin went six of 11 from the floor for 13 points and snatched three second-half steals for the Lady Griffins.

Showing the full-court press from the opening tip, Fairfield held the Lady Bearcats scoreless until the 7:20 mark in the opening half, at which time the Lady Griffins held a commanding 17-2 lead. Up 35-6 at the break, Fairfield Central allowed only a single field goal by the Lady Bearcats in the final 16 minutes of play.

The Lady Griffins face Hammond tonight (Dec. 28) at 6 p.m. at Fairfield Central High School in the semi-finals.

The Griffin boys’ squad, meanwhile, knocked Swansea out of the lower bracket Thursday afternoon, 56-49. Keith Workman led the Griffins with 20 points. The Griffins will play Camden at noon today (Dec. 28) at Fairfield Middle School.

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