Griffins dropped from playoffs

WINNSBORO – Everything seemingly clicked for the Griffins in Thursday’s elimination game against Berea. The Griffins took a 16-1 win in just four innings to advance to a Saturday elimination game against Pendleton. Pendleton took an early lead, putting two runs on the board in each of the first two innings. They added eight in […]

Griffins teams work in playoffs

SOFTBALL – Wren defeated Fairfield Central softball in the first round of the SCHSL 3A State tournament on Tuesday with a  19-1 final. The loss puts Fairfield in the elimination game against the loser of Broom/Berea on Friday; Wren faces the winner of that contest.  SOCCER – Fairfield Central faced Seneca in the round 1 […]

Griffins look to bounce back from Round 1 loss

ANDERSON – A Pendleton leadoff-single and subsequent homerun in the bottom of the first inning foretold the Griffins’ fate in their first game of the South Carolina High School League’s 3A playoffs. Fairfield Central would never recover from the 2-0 deficit, falling 11-1 to Pendleton and sending them into the elimination bracket. Despite putting runners […]

Griffins beat Keenan and Westwood, drop games to Chester, York Prep

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central packed in five games in a six-day stretch over the past week. They took down Keenan in a double-header on Wednesday, dropped a tight game to Chester on Thursday, squeaked past Westwood on Saturday and lost a three-run game to York Prep on Monday. Adam Gonzalez shut down Keenan in game […]

Holmes shows big at Elite meet; Griffins head to post-season

SUMMERVILLE – Sharmelle Holmes again grabbed a spot on the podium in multiple events at the SC Coaches Classic Elite meet in Summerville on Saturday. Holmes placed second in the 100 meter dash at 11.94 and third in long jump at 17-10.70. She also finished fourth in the 200 meter dash with a time of […]

Griffins compete in All American Classic

COLUMBIA – Fairfield Central’s track and field teams each had a handful of season bests in the All American Track Classic at Spring Valley over the weekend. The Griffin girls tied for 20th place finish out of 60 teams; A consistent highlight for the Griffin Girls, Sharmelle Holmes again notched two season-best times, both also […]

Griffins speed past LR, halted by Mid-Carolina

WINNSBORO – A 10-run first inning for Fairfield Central ended in a 15-5 win over Lower Richland High School last Wednesday. Lower Richland got on the board first with a run on a sacrifice fly and another on a fielder’s choice in the top of the first. Down 2-0 when they went to the plate, […]

Griffin girls drop two

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central dropped an 11-0 game to Ridge View last Wednesday at home before falling 4-1 against Lower Richland on Friday. The Griffins will face off with Newberry tonight in Winnsboro at 6 p.m before a Spring Break hiatus.

Rebels beat Griffins with walk-off single

PROSPERITY – After falling 10-0 at Chester on Friday, Fairfield faced Mid-Carolina on Tuesday in their latest road game. Tied at three in the bottom of the seventh, Mid-Carolina clinched the 4-3 win with a walk-off single that scored one. The Rebels got on the board first in the bottom of the second with an […]

Griffins drop two games

WINNSBORO – After falling 13-3 to Chester last Tuesday, the Griffins faced off with the Cyclones in Chester on Friday with a similar result. The Griffins took an early 2-1 lead, which they held until the top of the fourth inning when they went up 4-1. The Cyclones responded with three runs to tie the […]