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Central High

  • Eagles win cross-country meet at North Central

    The Central Eagles Cross-Country boys team won its meet at North Central High School Sept. 20 coming in with better times than the other 11 teams participating.

    The Eagles’ total time was 1:39:02. Cheraw edged out North Central for second at 1:44:26 with North Central on their heels with a time of 1:44:29. The Governor’s School and Buford rounded out the top five teams.

    E.J. Threatt placed third with a time of 19:02. Tevin Cannon and Marc Espinoza were fifth and sixth at times of 19:41 and 19:46, respectively.

  • Junior Eagles defeat AJ Volunteers 44-26

    Central’s junior varsity squad hosted Andrew Jackson Sept. 22 and defeated the visitors 44-26.

    Andrew Jackson drew first blood in the game coming on a 12-yard pass after only four plays and two minutes into the matchup.

    The extra point attempt failed and the Junior Volunteers held a 6-0 lead.

    Central answered with its own touchdown after driving 55 yards when Tyheim Richardson rushed in from nine yards out. Richardson also ran in for the two points to give the Junior Eagles an 8-6 lead.

  • Lady Eagles volleyball suffer losses

    Central’s Lady Eagles’ volleyball team lost three hard-fought games last week against McBee, Cheraw and Andrew Jackson.

    At McBee on Sept. 19, McBee edged out Central with scores of 25-21, 25-20 and 25-21.

    Logan Duvall had two assists and two digs; Shadell Harris one dig; Alyssa Moree one dig; Kourtni Blount two aces, two assists, two digs; Makayla Kirkley one dig; Miya Meadows one kill, one dig, one block; Brianne Middleton four aces, three blocks; Leah Stegall one ace, one kill; and Lanie Duvall three kills, one dig.

  • JV volleyball has tough two weeks

    The Junior Lady Eagles had a tough week Sept. 12-16, losing all three games played.

    On Sept. 12, South Pointe Christian School edged out the Junior Lady Eagles with scores of 28-26 and 26-24.

    McKensie Arant had one ace; Kylie Mangum four aces, two kills; Kylie Sims two aces, four kills, one assist; Taylor Sowell two aces, one kill; Madison Quick three aces, one kill; and Karly Kirkley two aces.

    On Sept. 13 at Buford, the Lady Jackets handed the girls their second loss of the week with scores of 25-13 and 25-19.

  • 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.