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 […]

FC drops region games at Lower Richland

HOPKINS – The Fairfield Central girls fell to a tough Lower Richland squad 35-61 on Tuesday. Seventh grader Jazzlyn McMillan led the Griffin in scoring with 14 points. Freshman Jordyn Adams had 11 points and freshman Zanariah Yarborough tallied a team-high 6 rebounds and two blocked shots. The loss drops the young griffin team to […]

Griffins stump Rebels

WINNSBORO –  The Fairfield Central boys picked up two region wins over Mid-Carolina on Friday and Monday with 53-43 and 56-42 finals. After falling to Chester 45-52 on Tuesday, the Griffins were hungry for a win as they entered Prosperity. Up 11-8 after a quarter, the Rebels closed the gap by halftime as Fairfield Central […]

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 […]