http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sports/rss.xml en Eagles’ pitch no-hitter in win over Camden Military http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/eagles%E2%80%99-pitch-no-hitter-win-over-camden-military <p> Central High School&rsquo;s varsity baseball team hosted Camden Military Friday night in a double-header and shut them out in the first game 4-0 with the Eagles&rsquo; pitchers combining for a no-hitter.</p> <p> B.R. Hatcher was the winning pitcher going two innings, striking out two and walking four. Ron Benjamin struck out two and walked three in his two innings pitched, and Quan Chambers gave up one walk and struck out two.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Junior Lady Eagles win two against Cheraw http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/junior-lady-eagles-win-two-against-cheraw <p> Central&rsquo;s Junior Lady Eagles played only one day last week, but notched two wins in a doubleheader against the Cheraw Junior Lady Braves April 5 at home.</p> <p> In the first game, Central trounced Cheraw 10-3 after getting seven hits in the game. A wild pitch gave the Junior Lady Eagles the lead in the first inning, but Cheraw came back tough in the third inning to score three runs.</p> <p> Central answered with four of their own runs in the bottom of the third and never looked back.</p> Eagles win two critical region games http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/eagles-win-two-critical-region-games <p> The Central High Eagles&rsquo; baseball team came back from a four-run deficit last Friday night and defeated the visiting North Central Knights 5-4 in a critical region game.</p> <p> Jake Savage went two innings on the mound for the Eagles and gave up four runs, four hits, struck out four and walked two.</p> <p> B.R. Hatcher pitched 4.1 innings, striking out six, allowing three hits and one walk. Quan Chambers came in for the save and struck out the last two batters.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Junior Eagles’ bats are hot in games last week http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/junior-eagles%E2%80%99-bats-are-hot-games-last-week <p> Central&rsquo;s Junior Eagles came out swinging last week and got 13 hits in a region game against Buford at home.</p> <p> Jamie Parks was the winning pitcher, striking out five batters, with Jakob Starling getting the save.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> Will Atkinson had two hits, two RBI&rsquo;s and three stolen bases; Buddy Faile three hits (one homerun), two RBI&rsquo;s; Trent Neuberth one hit (homerune), one RBI; and Parks had two hits (two homeruns) and two RBI&rsquo;s.</p> Lady Junior Eagles win three games, tie one http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/lady-junior-eagles-win-three-games-tie-one <img src="http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sites/www.pagelandprogressive.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/lanie_duvall_rounds_3rd_on_the_way_to_a_central_score.jpg" alt="Lanie Duvall rounds third on the way to a Central score against Buford." title="Lanie Duvall rounds third on the way to a Central score against Buford." align="left" hspace="6" width="83" height="85" /><p> The Lady Junior Eagles were busy last week, playing four games, winning three and tying one.</p> <p> On March 21, Central entertained McBee and defeated the Lady Junior Panthers 15-6. Amber Leaird pitched 5.1 innings, giving up seven walks, striking out three and allowing five hits.</p> <p> Payton Evans went 1.2 innings and struck out one and gave up one hit.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Junior Eagles win tournament http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/junior-eagles-win-tournament <p> Central&rsquo;s junior varsity baseball team defeated Buford and Cheraw March 18 in a tournament held at Central High.</p> <p> In the first game, Central downed Buford 11-3 with Jakob Starling as the winning pitcher.</p> <p> Will Atkinson had one hit, one RBI and four stolen bases; Buddy Faile had one hit, one RBI, one stolen base; Grant Mullis had one hit (double), one RBI; Ryan Eason one hit, one RBI, two stolen bases; Sabastian Richardson one hit, one RBI; Lucas Deese one hit, one RBI; and Starling had a sacrifice.</p> Eagles lose in playoffs after two overtimes http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/eagles-lose-playoffs-after-two-overtimes-0 <p> The Central Eagles basketball team lost in the first round of the state playoffs on February 15, falling to Southside Christian of Simpsonville 71-70 after two overtimes.</p> <p> The Eagles led after the first quarter 15-14, but at halftime the Sabers had a 23-19 lead.</p> <p> Central scored 16 points in the third period, holding Southside to 15. The Eagles tied the game in the final period to take the game into overtime, tied 62-62.</p> <p> But the Sabers outlasted the Eagles in overtime, scoring nine points to their eight.</p> Coaches to thank sponsors for support of awards banquet http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/coaches-thank-sponsors-support-awards-banquet <p> Central High School held its annual Fall Athletic Awards Night on Feb. 9, recognizing students who participated in football, cross-country and volleyball.<br /> &ldquo;Our students are the future of this great community and without your help with events like this, some of them would never get a chance to be a part of something this important and traditionally rich,&rdquo; said head football coach Craig Hatcher to supporters and sponsors of the event.</p>