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 […]

Griffins fall to Great Falls, Eau Claire

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central girls picked up their third win in a row last Thursday at home against Great Falls. The Griffins dominated from onset and came away with a 62-16 final. Great Falls boys bested the Griffins following the girls’ game with a decisive 67-34 final. The boys also fell to Mid-Carolina in a […]

Griffins Sweep Capitals

WINNSBORO – After losing both games to the Columbia Capitals on Tuesday girls, Fairfield Central made a clean sweep of the Capitals in Winnsboro on Friday. The Griffin boys recovered from Tuesday’s 77-44 loss to take a close 56-47 win over region-foe Columbia. The girls, who lost Tuesday by just a three-point margin (57-54), found […]

Griffins drop region bouts to Columbia

COLUMBIA – Fairfield Central’s girls faced off with a tough Columbia team in a region contest on Tuesday. Despite battling to the end, the Griffins fell 57-54. Down by one after the first quarter, Fairfield held a 26-22 lead at halftime. The Griffins extended the lead 39-34 in the third, but the Capitals put up […]

Griffins split games with Great Falls, fall to Gray

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central girls’ basketball ushered in 2023 with a big win over Great Falls. The Griffins traveled to Great Falls on Friday, Jan. 6 and came away with a 68-23 win.  Sophomore Jordyn Adams put up a season-high 30 points in the win, finishing the game with a 71% field goal percentage. Senior […]

Griffins play in December tourney

FORT MILL – Fairfield Central boys took to Fort Mill last week for Catawba Ridge’s Copperhead Classic basketball tournament. The Griffins faced the tournament hosts in a Thursday game. Catawba Ridge bested Fairfield 82-39. On Friday, Fairfield matched up with Philip Simmons of Charleston. Despite a tough battle, Fairfield dropped the game 69-44 to the […]

Cyclones best Griffins

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central dropped two games at home to Chester on Dec. 8. The Griffin boys lost a tight 39-44 game to the Cyclones, while girls fell 31-53. Fairfield Central traveled to Lancaster on Wednesday, but scores were not available at press time. They will play at Chester on Friday. The Griffin girls will […]

Griffin seasons end with playoff losses

GREENVILLE – After wrapping up their regular season with a 14-5 (4-4) record, Fairfield Central girls entered the South Carolina High School League’s 3A basketball state playoffs last Thursday with an uphill battle. They faced Daniel High School, seeded higher in the bracket, in the opening round. Daniel finished the regular season as second in […]

Griffins have near miss against Lower Richland

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central honored seven senior basketball players, James Knapper, Kelton Mobley Floyd Peay, Madisen Belton, Melody Belton, De’asia Feaster and Jaterria Russell last Thursday as they hosted a tough Lower Richland opponent. The Griffin girls looked to rebound from a 61-35 loss at Lower Richland on Tuesday, and they came just 12 point […]