North Central nearly erased a 16-point fourth quarter deficit, only to come up three points shy of a huge comeback in a 69-67 loss to visiting McBee last Friday night in a Region 3-A boys' basketball game played at The Castle.
McBee junior Rashad Reed outscored North Central junior Jeremy Fowler, 34-31 in the points battle, as Reed and visiting McBee escaped from The Castle in Boonetown with a 69-67 victory on Friday night.
Thanks in large part to a 30-point second half, the Lugoff-Elgin girls' basketball team snapped a nine-game losing skid with a 46-26 victory over visiting Richland Northeast Tuesday night inside the Demons Den.
Tuesday: Camden at Crestwood (BB – 6 p.m.); Richland Northeast at Lugoff-Elgin (BB – 6 p.m.); SECA at Camden Military Academy (BB – 6 p.m.); Great Falls at North Central (BB – 6:30 p.m.)
Marlboro County used a pair of London Johnson free throws in the final 16 seconds of play to give itself a three-point cushion and would then tack on two more insurance points to hold out visiting Camden, 38-33, in a Region 6-AAA boys' basketball game played on Friday night in Bennettsville.
Francis Marion University sophomore guard and former Camden High School standout Evrik Gary was been named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 9-15.
The annual Wateree Chapter Ducks Unlimited Banquet will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25 at TenEleven Galleria located on Broad Street downtown Camden.
Monday: Hammond at Camden Military Academy (BB – 6:30 p.m.)
Jeremy Fowler's free throw with 5.3 seconds left in the game gave visiting North Central a 65-63 lead over McBee.
The Electa Chapter #8 of the Order of the Eastern Star will host a one-day youth basketball tournament on Saturday, Jan. 14 at E. Clarkson Rhame City Arena in Camden.
North Central stepped outside High School League competition on Friday and returned from Bishopville with a pair of wins over host Robert E. Lee Academy.
Monday: Camden Military Academy at Crossroads (BB – 7 p.m.)
Quasha Jefferson posted a double-double in helping the Camden girls' basketball team to a 58-39 win over McBee in a make-up game played Wednesday night in Chesterfield County.
It appeared to be the tenth time was the charm for the North Central boys' basketball team.
Monday: Camden at Newberry (BB – 6 p.m.)
Camden native and former Camden High School baseball standout Michael Kohn has signed a one-year Major League contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.
It was not going to happen on their watch.
Parris Island can be hell on earth for most United States Marine Corps recruits who are sent there for boot camp as they learn the ropes as to what it takes to be a Marine.
For almost as long as North Central fans can remember, schools such as Andrew Jackson, Indian Land, Buford and Chesterfield have been the region rivals of the Knights' athletic teams.
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