Griffins battle in Roundball Classic

Emmanuel March (10) drives for a layup against AC Flora. | Anthony Montgomery

WEST COLUMBIA – Fairfield Central boys basketball team went 1-2 in the American Division of the 16-team Cayce Roundball Classic last week. The Griffins lost to 65-40 to A.C. Flora Thursday and 50-45 to C.A. Johnson Friday, but won 72-62 over Bamberg Ehrhardt Saturday.

The Griffins will return to regular-season action on Jan. 10 against Keenan.

Dec. 26 – A.C. Flora 65, Fairfield Central 40

Flora: J.B. Moore 17, Patrick Iriel 12, Townsend 9, Green 5, Wilson 5, McCrary 5, McDaniel 4, Canens 3, Parker 2, Higgins 2, Johnson 2.

FC Emmanuel March 19, Sintell Quattlebaum 11, Wilkins 8, Barber 7, Jackson 2, Peay 2.

Dec. 27 – C.A. Johnson 50, Fairfield Central 45

C.A. Johnson: Desmond Martin 12, Sam Witherspoon 12, Mike Johnson 10, Eskew 6, Jenkins 5, Davis 3, Tucker 2.

FC: Floyd Peay 14, Melvin Peay 12, Barber 7, Mobley 4, Cason 4, Hawes 2, Jackson 2.

Dec. 28 – Fairfield Central 72, Bamberg-Ehrhardt 62

Bamberg-Ehrhardt: Jacoby Crosby 20, Anthony Jones 19, Evans 7, Baxter 6, Capers 4, R. Crosby 2, Thompson 2, Williams 2.

FC: Emmanuel March Jr. 20, Kelton Mobley 11, Adrien Jackson 10, Carson 9, Barber 8, F. Peay 5. Wilkins 6, M. Peay 2.