Following a regular season in which more than just a few school records fell by the wayside, the North central High School track and field program returned from Saturday's class A state championship meet with a pair of top 15 finishes from the boys' and girls' teams.
Led by player of the year Grayson King, four members of the North Central baseball team were named to the All-Region 3-A squad.
There will be a strong North Central presence at this weekend's class A South Carolina State Track and Field Championships to be held at Harry Parone Stadium on the Spring Valley High School campus in northeast Columbia.
Growing up, Cassady Robinson played in a T-ball baseball league with boys. She also threw the football around with the guys, many of whom she considers some of her closest friends. So, when it came time to make her choice of a college, the North Central High School senior chose … You guessed it, Columbia College.
North Central used seven hits and 10 C.A. Johnson errors to close out its Region 3-A campaign with a 17-5 win over the visiting Green Hornets on Friday night.
When making out the lineup card, all North Central head coach Robbie Cash had to do was write Andrew Galuppi's name at the top of his team's batting order after the senior was in the clean-up slot for the first half of the season.
As the lone class a school invited to Saturday's Carolinas Cup track meet, hosted at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, North Central gave a strong showing for itself.
North Central's hopes for a first round class A state baseball playoff game all but went by the boards following Friday's 8-6 loss at Lewisville.
Playing their two best games of the season in consecutive contests, the North Central softball team improved their post-season stock by splitting a pair of Region 3-A contests with Great Falls and Lewisville.
The Knights of North Central got back to their winning ways with a sweep over four visiting opponents in a five-school track meet in Boonetown last Thursday.
With his pitch count piling up after two innings, North Central right-hander Grayson King was met by his head coach, Robbie Cash, as he returned to the dugout in Tuesday's game against visiting Great Falls.
Some ballparks giveth. But when it comes to American Legion Park, the big ball yard in Camden usually takeths away.
Scoring a season-high 122 points, the North Central boys' track team improved to 16-2 on the season by sweeping a five-team meet held in Boonetown last Thursday.
North Central's boys' track team improved to 13-2 on the season by winning a four-team meet at Buford on Tuesday.
North Central wasted little time in putting away host C.A. Johnson in Tuesday's 12-2, five-inning win over the Hornets.