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Griffins get past NC, 6-5
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Fairfield Central scored three runs in the top of the fifth inning to rally from a 4-3 deficit and hold on for a 6-5 win over North Central in a Region 3-AA baseball game played Thursday night in Boonetown.The loss evened the Knights’ conference record to 2-2 in a game which was moved up one night due to the threat of rain on Friday.The hosts jumped to a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first as Cam Holley singled and moved to second on Tyler Bowers’ ground out. Broderick Gaither then had a two-out single to drive in Holley with the game’s first run. Gaither made it 2-0 when he scored on an error on a ball hit by Alex Tarlton.The Griffins knotted things with a pair in the second which included a steal of home plate for the second run.NC answered a Fairfield Central run in the third with one of its own in the bottom half of the inning as Bowers reached on an error and came across on a Tarlton single.