Tyler Bowers had a good week in the span of a few hours.
While most baseball teams used spring break to play in tournaments, North Central was forced to settle for a pair of practices.
Small ball led to an overthrown ball, leading to a wild pitch which was all it took for North Central to come away with a 10-9, 10-inning win over visiting Cheraw in a Tuesday night game in which the hosts overcame a 9-0 deficit after three and a half innings of play.
An athlete is an athlete is an athlete.
It turned out to be a good week after all.
Andrew Jackson jumped to a 4-0 lead after three and a half innings and would later add to that advantage in a 7-1 win over host North Central in a Region 4-AA baseball game played Wednesday night in Boonetown.
Tyler Bowers fired a complete game three-hitter as North Central avenged a Region 4-AA opening loss to Buford last Friday with a 3-1 win over host Chesterfield on Monday night.
North Central received a taste of three different brands of softball last week as Mike Grigsby and company fashioned a 1-2 record following the first week of regular season play.
Due to the predeicted threat of rain on Friday, that evening's Region 4-AA baseball game --- which had North Central playing at Buford --- has been moved up one day to Thursday, March 12 in Buford.
Usually in high school baseball, the deeper you get into a team's bullpen the better your chances are of coming away with a victory.
Mitch Lowder laughed when talking about an honor which has been 32 years in the making.
Leading host Central of Pageland, 14-12 after one quarter and 17-16 early in the second, the North Central girls' basketball team had hopes of closing the season with an upset win and their first Region 4-AA victory.
Cheraw wrapped up the Region 4-AA boys' basketball title with a 94-67 win over host North Central on Tuesday at The Castle in Boonetown.
It would have been easy for Hunter Wyant to have played the role of a spoiled brat and pack his gear up and done something other than to have played football for North Central last fall.
Andrew Jackson used a 20-8 second quarter run to blow open what was a close game in racing to a 78-38 win over rival North Central in a Region 4-AA boys' basketball game played Tuesday in Kershaw.
A misplayed fly ball here, a booted grounder there and a flare or two thrown in for good measure.
It looks like the Clyburn family will be on the lookout for new babysitters.
Suddenly, things are getting a bit cramped in the back seat.
When they first met on March 13, North Central left Buford with a 22-0 loss in a Region 4-AA baseball game stopped in the fifth inning.
(7 p.m.); 13 – at Buford; 16 – at Chesterfield; 18 – Andrew Jackson; 20 – Indian Land (7 p.m.); 24 – Cheraw; 27 – at Central
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