After a one-run loss to Lewisville last Friday night, the North Central softball team lost a pair of 15-0 decisions against Chesterfield and McBee, respectively, on Monday and Tuesday nights.
Looking to play the role of giant-slayer, visiting North Central saw its chance to upset top-ranked Lewisville go up in smoke in the fifth inning of Friday's baseball game played in Richburg.
After a slow start, the North Central softball team roared back, beginning with a five-run third inning, to upend visiting Great Fall, 13-3, last Tuesday night in Boonetown.
After a slow start, the North Central softball team roared back, beginning with a five-run bottom of the third inning, to upend visiting Great Falls, 13-3, last Tuesday night in Boonetown.
Andrew Jackson scored twice in the bottom of the eighth inning to come away with an 11-10 win over visiting North Central in a non-conference game played Monday night in Kershaw.
Payback, thy name is Andrew Galuppi.
The South Carolina General Assembly recently recognized North Central High School in Kershaw County as the first public school in the state to form a clay-target shooting team.
Playing a AAA program did not seem to faze the North Central softball team in the least as the Lady Knights blasted visiting South Pointe, 12-2 in six innings, Friday night in Boonetown.
When he sent Grayson King to the mound to start Tuesday's non-region game against Buford, North Central baseball coach Robbie Cash was looking to get his sophomore out of the game after two innings of work.
Andrew Jackson scored in every inning, save for the third, as the host Volunteers downed rival North Central, 12-2, in Monday's regular season baseball opener for both sides.
Turning four hits into nine runs, North Central topped Crestwood, 9-8, to help the hosts advance into Thursday night's championship game of the May Plant Credit Union Baseball Bash in Boonetown.
Calhoun County outscored visiting North Central, 13-4, in the fourth quarter to score a come-from-behind, 35-28 victory over the Lady Knights in Tuesday's class A girls state basketball playoff opener.
The North Central girls basketball team, which finished third in Region 3-A, will open state class A Upper State tournament action on Tuesday when the Lady Knights travel to meet Calhoun County in a 6 p.m. start.
Things are starting to fall into place for the North Central girls' basketball team. And with the state playoffs looming around the bend, the Lady Knights' timing could not be any better.
When Lewisville forward and South Carolina State signee Cortell Busby picked up his second foul less than two minutes into Tuesday's game at North Central, he put himself on the bench and out of the game. When he was tagged with his third personal in the waning seconds of the first half, it meant more bench time fors the Lions' leading scorer.
Having picked on and beaten schools their own size, the North Central volleyball team stepped up in class on Monday. The results, however, were the same as they have been throughout this season.
Kicking off their second go-through in Region 4-AA volleyball in the same manner as it did the first half of the campaign, North Central took a 3-0 win over visiting Buford in a Thursday night match played inside The Castle in Boonetown.
There are those victories which you take, put them in the books and move ahead to the next chapter.
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