Griffins beat Rebels, fall to Landrum in Round 2

JOHNSTON – After a solid third place region finish with a tight three-point loss to Keenan, Fairfield Central’s girls’ basketball team earned a bid to the 2A SC High School League state championship tournament. The Griffins, a three-seed, opened the playoffs in Johnston on Feb. 14 against a second-seeded Strom Thurmond team. Despite the Rebels’ […]

Griffins fall to Keenan

COLUMBIA – Fairfield Central’s basketball teams will close out regular season play at home tonight against a tough Keenan opponent. The Griffins traveled to Keenan on Tuesday for their first meeting of the season, and the Raiders took wins in both contests. The Griffin girls fell with a 51-79 final to the Raiders. The boys […]

Griffins battle Eau Claire, honor Seniors

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central hosted region for Eau Claire on Tuesday for their first meeting of the season. Senior basketball players Jalen Swilley, Rylan Woodard, Anthony Feaster, Kristian Golden and Azaria Davis (the lone girls’ team senior), along with senior cheerleaders, were honored. The girls came away with a 58-42 win over the Shamrocks to […]

Griffins sweep Columbia

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central boys’ basketball team picked up their first region win of the season on Tuesday when they hosted Columbia High School. The Griffins held on for a five-point win to give Columbia their first loss in region play with a 47-42 final. The boys’ win piggybacked on a dominant win from the […]

Jordyn Adams joins 1000 point club

CHESTER – Fairfield Central junior guard Jordyn Adams hit her 1000th career point in the Griffins’ 66-33 win over Chester last Friday. The Griffin boys lost in a close 51-45 final.  The Griffin girls are set to travel to Greenville for a two-day tournament at JL Mann on Dec. 22-23. The boys will head to […]

Griffins win at South Aiken

AIKEN – Fairfield Central’s boys basketball team picked up their first win of the early season on Monday at South Aiken. The non-conference bout ended with a 48-41 final in favor of the Griffins. The win came on the heels of a tight loss against Newberry on Thursday, Dec. 7, when the Griffins fell by […]

FC drops games to Lower Richland

HOPKINS – Fairfield Central took to Lower Richland on Tuesday for a non-conference matchup. Both teams fell to the Diamond Hornets. The Griffin girls opened the night with a good first quarter. They trailed 17-15 when the second quarter began, but the Diamond Hornets took charge from there. Lower Richland put up 25 more points […]

Griffin coach to be inducted into USC letterman Hall of Fame

COLUMBIA – Fairfield Central girls’ basketball coach Shaunzinski (Shaun) Gortman is one of eight student-athletes that will be inducted in the University of South Carolina’s Lettermen’s Hall of Fame for the 2023 Class. As a member of Keenan High School’s basketball team, Gortman was awarded All-state and All-Region all four years.  She was also named […]

FC falls to Keenan, girls enter playoffs

WINNSBORO – Both Griffin teams ended their seasons with back-to-back losses to dominant Keenan High School teams last week. The boys end the season with a 2-22 overall record and a 1-7 region record.  The Fairfield Central girls (10-12) finished 2-6 in Region 4-2A. The No. 3 Griffins played at No.2 Strom Thurmond Wednesday, but […]

Griffin split with Eau Claire

WINNSBORO – After a heartbreaking one-point loss to Eau Claire last Tuesday, the Griffin girls took down the Shamrocks in dominating form at home on Friday. Sophomore Jordyn Adams led Griffin scorers with 20 points in the 51-35 blowout. She also had a team-high nine steals in the win. Sophomore Zanariah Yarborough pulled a double-double […]

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