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 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 […]

Griffins drop game to Wilson

WINNSBORO – Down 5-2 after an inning of play, Fairfield Central could not plate enough runs to overcome the deficit against Wilson High School last Friday and took a 8-4 loss. The Griffins got on the board first in the top of the first with a dinger by Blake Gambrell. Jonathan Warren followed with a […]

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, […]

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 […]

Griffins shut out C.A. Johnson

COLUMBIA – Fairfield Central’s baseball team controlled their Tuesday night game against C.A. Johnson from their first at bat. The Griffins took a one run lead in the top of the first. Jonathan Warren reached base on a fielding error to lead off the game, then stole second. A sacrifice fly to right by Blake […]

Eagles, Griffins face off at Westwood

BLYTHEWOOD – The Eagles and the Griffins traveled across the Fairfield County line last week to match up as opponents in the National Restoration Brokerage Invitational pre-season tournament finale at Westwood High School. “We always get excited for the opportunity to play Fairfield Central,” Richard Winn head coach Paul Brigman said. “Many of the boys […]

Griffins blow out Johnson, North Central in Westwood Invitational

BLYTHEWOOD – Under new head coach Larry Perry, the Griffins got off to a hot start against CA Johnson to open pool play in Westwood’s first annual National Restoration Brokerage Invitational. With Adam Gonzalez on the mound, CA Johnson put up two runs in the top of the first, but the Griffins’ hot bats quickly […]