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.
North Central senior Thomas Flowers led the Knights to a second-place finish in a five-team track meet held at Lancaster last Thursday.
Doing its damage early, McBee downed host North Central, 5-1, in a game shortened after five innings due to lightning.
After having snapped a season-opening seven-game losing skid with a win over Great Falls last Thursday, the North Central softball team was upended on consecutive nights this week.
It's hard to explain to a pitcher why you are lifting him in the middle of a game in which he has surrendered just three hits, has not allowed an earned run and struck out four batters in four innings of work in a 2-1 ballgame.
After struggling through a rough early start to the season, the North Central High softball team took out their frustrations on the Great Falls Red Devils in a Friday night softball game played at Great Falls.
Lancaster ran off with both ends of last Thursday's three-team track and field meet at North Central High School in an event which also included Great Falls.
By TOM DIDATO
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