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.
Knights qualify 13 wrestlers into AA Upper State tourney: North Central, which won the Region 4-AA wrestling championship with an 11-1 record, received a championship performances from Mason Gomez at 113 pounds and Tyler Small (152), in qualifying 13 wrestlers into the AA Upper State individual tournament on Feb. 21.
Tyler Bowers has always been one to make things happen quickly on the baseball diamond. He is now doing the same off the field, as well.
It was not exactly Marshawn Lynch on Super Bowl media day, but Mitch Lowder was a man of few words as he headed toward the locker room following North Central's 57-15 loss to the Buford girls Tuesday night at The Castle.
Just when it looked like North Central was going to reel Buford in, the visiting Yellow Jackets pulled back out to sea.
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.
(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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