Griffins battle tough Keenan teams

WINNSBORO – Finally back in the saddle after a long break, Fairfield Central basketball took on Keenan in a two-game series last week, their first region games of the season. The Griffin girls took on defending state-champion Keenan at home on Wednesday. The Griffins led 18-11 at the end of the first quarter and extended […]

Griffins wrap up Copperhead Classic

FORT MILL – After an initial 83-59 loss to Charlotte Country Day School in the inaugural Copperhead Basketball Classic at Catawba Ridge High School, Fairfield Central boys bounced back to defeat York, earning their second win of the season. Up 17-16 after a quarter, the Griffins held York to only seven points in the second […]

Griffins play in Christmas Tournament

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central girls blasted Johnson 66-8 on Dec. 15 before breaking for the Christmas holidays. They returned to action on Dec. 29 at the Copperhead Basketball Classic Christmas Tournament, tallying their first loss of the season to Cuthbertson High School. Cutherbertson led 30-14 at halftime. The Griffins surged in the third quarter but […]

Lady G’s plow thru Newberry

NEWBERRY – Fairfield Central girls tallied 70 points again on Tuesday as they blasted their way past Newberry High School, 78-17. The win, which comes on the heels of a 70-25 win over Eau Claire on Friday, puts the Griffins at 5-0 on the season. They faced Johnson on Wednesday, but scores were not available […]

Griffins Split Wins with Eau Claire

WINNSBORO – In keeping with their first three games of the season, the Lady Griffins’ blasted through Eau Claire on Tuesday, taking down the Shamrocks 69-39. The Griffins have outscored their first three opponents by a total of 206 – 53. Fairfield Central boys picked up their third loss of the young season as the […]

Griffin girls remain undefeated in region

WINNSBORO – With only one blemish on their all-but-perfect season record in the form of a two-point heartbreaker to Newberry, the Lady G’s rolled over region foe Mid-Carolina for the second time this season. Hosting the Rebels last Friday, the Griffins (5-1, 4-0) blasted Mid-Carolina to the tune of 45-28. Eighth grader Zanariah Yarborough led […]

Chester overcomes slow start; downs Griffins

CHESTER – To shake off a slow start and pull away from Fairfield Central last Friday, Chester Coach Sebastian Hopkins said his players just needed to move their feet…and their mouths. “We came out sluggish and flat. We weren’t communicating on the floor. Once we started to talk and move our feet, that got us […]

Griffins split wins with Cyclones

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central hosted Chester Tuesday night in their first region meeting of the season. The Griffin girls won handily with a 41-21 final. Fairfield’s boys had their second one-point loss of the season, falling to Chester 41-42. The two schools will meet again in Chester on Friday. Next week, Fairfield will face Lower […]

Griffins finish seasons

WOODRUFF – The Fairfield Central basketball teams’ seasons have wrapped up following their last regular season game last Friday and a first round playoff appearance by the Lady Griffins on Monday. Fairfield’s girls earned a three-seed in the SCHSL Class AAA state playoffs and were pitted against second-seeded Woodruff High School. The two teams battled […]

Griffins gear up for season finale

CHESTER – Coming off of their first region win last week against Camden, the Griffins looked to start a streak. Chester, however, had different plans when the two teams clashed on Tuesday. Fairfield fell behind early as the Cyclones held a 17-12 lead after one quarter of play. The Griffins churned out 20 points and […]