Griffin baseball fielded experience

After a two-game elimination from the AAA State Playoffs in 2019, the Griffins returned the bulk of their squad to the diamond in 2020. With a senior-heavy roster, Fairfield Central looked to top their 12-9 finish last season. Fairfield faced region foe Catawba Ridge in their season opener on March 10 and fell in a […]

Griffins take down Great Falls

GREAT FALLS – Down by two runs in the top of the third inning, Fairfield Central got themselves in gear for a comeback. A one-run third inning was the beginning of the Griffin revival. They plated two runs in the fourth, six in the fifth and four in the sixth to end the game early […]

Griffins fall to Catawba

WINNSBORO – After a last week’s rain extinguished Fairfield Central baseball’s Preseason Invitational Tournament, the Griffins faced Catawba Ridge in their season opener on Tuesday. Held scoreless in the top of the first, Jacob McManus took the mound in the bottom of the frame. McManus faced five batters in the first, walking one and allowing […]

Spring athletes bring in post-season honors

FCHS BASEBALL – Chazi Jones was named to the SC Coaches Association 3A A-State Team. Jones was also named Region IV Player of the Year. RWA BASEBALL – Seniors Will Carvalho and Luke Martin were named to the SCISA A Region I All-Region team. Sophomore Zack Taylor was named Region Player of the Year and […]

Woodruff ends Griffins’ playoff run

WINNSBORO – A couple of walks, two singles and a steal of home put Woodruff up 3-0 over Fairfield Central in the top of the first last Thursday, and the Wolverines never relented. The Griffins season ended with a 5-1 loss at home in the Class 3A elimination game. The bottom of the first looked […]

Griffins fall to Seneca in first round of playoffs

SENECA – The Fairfield Central Griffins fell behind early in Tuesday’s Class AAA playoff game and could not come back in a 10-0 loss to Seneca High School. Chazi Jones singled to lead off the game. Jones stole second and advanced to third on a passed ball, but was stranded as the next three Griffin […]

Griffins win two over Camden Military

WINNSBORO – The Griffins fell behind early against Camden last Thursday and couldn’t come back. The Griffins could not contain the high-octane Bulldog bats, taking a non-conference 12-2 loss. Camden scored two in the first inning, but tacked on six more in the second inning. The Griffins to stifle the Bulldogs in the third and […]

Warriors edge Griffins

INDIAN LAND – Last Wednesday’s rematch of Fairfield Central-Indian Land turned quickly into a pitchers dual. Despite out-hitting Indian Land 5-4, the Griffins couldn’t get across the plate, and the Warriors were able to edge Fairfield 3-0. Jacob McManus took the loss from the mound for Fairfield in his six-inning stretch. He faced 27 batters, […]

Griffins notch 100th win for Dean

WINNSBORO – Long-time Fairfield Central Griffins head baseball coach, Scotty Dean notched his 100th career win last week with a win over region rival Chester last Tuesday. Coincidentally, Dean also notched his first career win as the Griffins’ head coach against the Cyclones. The Griffins added number 101 to Dean’s record in spectacular fashion last […]

Griffins lead in Midlands steals

COLUMBIA – Griffins base running has been a crucial component in their wins this season, and after the Chester game Friday, several Griffins lead the Midlands in steals. Chazzi Jones is cemented at the top of the list with 14, and a couple of teammates are behind. Montavaious Thompson and CJ Simmons are tied for […]