Central High

  • Eagles fall to the Cheraw Braves

    The Central High School Eagles were routed by the Cheraw Braves Friday night at William D. Johnson Memorial Stadium.

    The 27-6 defeat was the Eagles’ first region loss and put the team’s record at 2-2 on the season.

    The Braves jumped out early on their first possession of the game after Monte Pratt set sail on a 55-yard touchdown run with 7:40 remaining in the first quarter.

    Jonah Dyson kicked the PAT (point after touchdown) to increase the Braves’ lead to 7-0.

  • Central’s cross-country wins two meets

    The Central boys cross-country team won the 5000 Meter Run at McBee High School Sept. 13, competing against seven other schools.

    The team’s winning time was 1:41:12. Sophomore Edgar Guzman finished third with a time of 19:27; E.J. Threatt was fourth at 19:29; and Tevin Cannon came in sixth with a time of 19:52.

    Other team members’ times include Hershel Connor 20:27; Walker Kirkley 21:27; Jamel Rushing 21:36; Jake Savage 21:59; Gavin Eubanks 23:59; Jalen Wilson 26:26; and Nic Wilson 34:31.

  • Lady Eagles win one of three games last week

    The Lady Eagles volleyball team was busy last week playing three games, two of them conference foes.

    Central started the week off on Monday, Sept. 12, hosting South Pointe Christian School and came up with the win.

    In set one, South Pointe overcame the Lady Eagles 25-23. Central won the second set 25-17 and the third one 25-21. South Pointe won the fourth set 25-21.

  • Smith’s four touchdowns lift Eagles over Panthers

    After 40 years of Central High School football, the Eagles played their 1A county neighbors, the McBee Panthers, in the first-ever regular season game between the two teams on Sept. 9 at McBee and recorded a 40-16 victory over the host team.

  • Junior Eagles nearly shut out the Knights

    Central’s junior varsity football team played North Central at home Sept. 8 and sent the Knights home with a 20-6 loss.

    It took almost the entire first quarter before either team got on the scoreboard when quarterback Sabastian Richardson found Chancellor Funderburk on a 15-yard pass for a touchdown.

    Tyheim Miller added the two-point conversion and the Eagles went up 8-0 with just 36 seconds left in the first quarter.

  • Lady Eagles volleyball net two wins last week

    The Lady Eagles volleyball team defeated Lee Central Sept. 6 on the road with deciding sets of 25-9, 25-13 and 25-11.

    Taia Blount had 10 aces and one kill; Brianne Middleton five aces; Miya Meadows four aces, 13 kills and two blocks; Logan Duvall three aces, two kills and four assists; Kourtni Blount one kill and six assists; Leah Stegall one ace and one kill; and Lanie Duvall had one kill and one assist.

  • Central athletes shinie at sports banquet


  • Lady Eagles’ season comes to a close

    The Central High Lady Eagles were eliminated from the state playoffs by the Mid-Carolina Lady Rebels by a score of 11-1 on May 3 in Prosperity, after the game was postponed due to rain on Monday night.

    The Lady Eagles had defeated Abbeville on April 30 for the rematch opportunity against Mid-Carolina, after falling to them 4-2 in the first round.

    Eighth-grade pitcher, Hannah Killough, who ended the season 11-11, was the losing pitcher allowing 11 runs off eight hits in the six-inning game. Killough had two strikeouts and walked five batters.

  • Mid-Carolina slams Eagles’ playoff hopes

    After two days of rain delays, the Central Eagles traveled to Prosperity May 4 to take on Mid-Carolina in the third game of the district state playoffs.

    They were slammed 14-3 in the five-inning game.

    The Rebels defeated the Eagles on April 28 in the first round by a score of 9-1. The Eagles’ win on April 30 at home against Pendleton set up the rematch against Mid-Carolina.

    Tyriq Baker took the mound loss, going 3 1/3 innings and allowing 11 hits and 10 runs. He struck out one and walked one.

  • Central Eagles fall to Cheraw, defeat McBee


    For the Progressive Journal

    In a critical region game Friday night, April 15, Central fell to Cheraw in a defensive battle 2-1.