en Central boys are 2-2 in young season <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Central High&rsquo;s boys&rsquo; basketball team won one game last week and lost two to leave them with a record of 2-2 for the young season.</span></p> <p class="p1"> On Dec. 9, the Eagles lost to their host McBee Panthers 62-51 after defeating them in their home opener the week before.</p> Lady Eagles win two lose one <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Lady Eagles of Central High School improved their season record to 3-1 by winning two of three basketball games played last week.</span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">Central</span><span class="s2"> traveled to McBee Dec. 9 and came home with a 55-43 win over the Lady Panthers. The Lady Eagles led 29-16 at halftime.</span></p> New Heights Hawks begin season 3-1 <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">According to coach Billy Blakeney, the New Heights Hawks are off to a fast start going 3-1 in the young season.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">&ldquo;We have a very experienced team with seven returning players from last year&rsquo;s team,&rdquo; he said.</span></p> Lady Hawks blasted by Hartsville <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Dec. 11th middle school game between Hartsville and New Heights wasn&rsquo;t anything pretty to see if you were a Hawks&rsquo; fan, as the host team blasted the Lady Hawks 40-8.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">The Hawks&rsquo; eight points came from Jamie Bracey and Etrinity Baker, each scoring four points.&nbsp;</span></p> South Pointe travels to North Carolina <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The varsity Lady Patriots ran into a buzzsaw Dec. 11 when they traveled to Carolina Christian in Locust, N.C., to take on the Lions.</span></p> <p class="p1"> Led by a Divisio<span class="s1">n 1 prospect, the Lions defeated South Pointe 72-30. They quickly built a large lead via full court pressure. It was 24-7 after a quarter of play, and 48-23 at halftime. It became a defensive struggle in the second half.</span></p> Lady Eagles lose two, boys split in jamboree <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">On Tuesday, Nov. 25, Central&rsquo;s Lady Eagles basketball team opened the Fall Classic Jamboree taking on the Timmonsville Lady Whirlwinds.</span></p> <p class="p1"> Rules for the scrimmage had each participating team play two 20-minute halves with the clock running. Each team was allowed two 30-second timeouts.</p> <p class="p1"> In the Timmonsville contest, the Lady Eagles came up on the short end of a 23-21 score. Scoring for Central were Doria Cole with seven points; Bianca Wallace six; and Shyiana Threatt eight points.</p> Eagles can only improve from last year <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Central boys&rsquo; basketball team has only one way to go this season &ndash; </span><span class="s1" style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">and that is up.&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">The Eagles finished their season last year with a dismal record of 1-21, but hope to improve on that mark this year.</span></p> Central to host jamboree <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Central High School will host a fall basketball jamboree on today, Nov. 25, at 5 p.m.</span></p> <p class="p1"> Central, Timmonsville and Hartsville&rsquo;s boys and girls teams will participate as well as Chesterfield&rsquo;s boys.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> The first game will feature the Lady Eagles and Timmonsville, and the Eagles will also be matched up with Timmonsville in the second game.&nbsp;</p>