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Today's Sports

  • Kershaw team is King of the Court

    For the fourth time, the King of the Court title goes to the Country Boys of Kershaw, but the real winners are the scholarship recipients.
    The Kershaw team won May 6 during the charity basketball tournament held at the Pageland Community Center, where four teams participate in a Round Robin style tourney.
    The games are sponsored by Project First, a nonprofit started by Jamie Miller, formerly of Pageland.

  • Lady Eagles softball team...

    The Central High Lady Eagles’ softball team was eliminated from the state playoffs by Landrum May 3 as the host team shut out the Eagles 10-0.

    Hannah Killough was the losing pitcher going five innings, striking out four, walking five and allowing five hits. Sarah Stegall went one inning and allowed one hit.

    Landrum scored six runs in the fifth inning to down the hopes of the Lady Eagles. Chesney Miller and Killough each had two hits, and Samiya Meadows and Leah Stegall each had one hit for the Lady Eagles.

  • Central's Lady Eagles still...

    The Central High Lady Eagles, who finished fourth in the region traveled, to Abbeville April 29 and handed the top-seeded Abbeville Lady Panthers a 5-1 loss behind superb pitching by Sarah Stegall.

    Stegall pitched five innings, striking out five, walking four and allowing only two hits. Hannah Killough came in for the save, striking out three and giving up no hits or walks.

  • Eagles’ track team heading to...

    Central High School’s girls’ and boys’ track team advanced to the Upper State finals to be held at Keenan, Saturday, May 6, at noon after competing in the Region IVAA meet on April25 at Buford High.

    The Chesterfield Rams won the boys competition and Andrew Jackson’s Lady Volunteers captured the girls’ top prize. The Eagles came in second and the Lady Eagles placed third in the girls’ contest.

  • Eagles’ season concluded at home...

    The Central High Eagles finished their season April 29 at home in the third game of the State AA playoffs after losing to Southside Christian High School of Simpsonville, 12-2 in a five-inning game.

    The Eagles jumped out to a two-run lead in the bottom half of the first inning, but were held scoreless the rest of the game.

    Southside got on the board with six runs in the third, added four more in the fourth, and sealed the win in the fifth by adding on two more runs.     

  • Central Eagles will first round...

    Central’s varsity baseball team secured second place in Region 4AA last week by defeating region foes Buford and North Central.

    The Eagles will host Southside Christian today (Tuesday) at 6 p.m. in their first game of the Region Playoffs.

    On April 18 at home on Senior Night, the Eagles swatted the Buford Yellow Jackets in a five-inning game 11-1.

    Senior Tyriq Baker was the winning pitcher giving up five hits, one run and no walks, and striking out three.

  • Lady Eagles head to playoff game

    The Lady Eagles will travel to Abbeville for their first Region 4AA playoff game as they will take on the Lady Jackets of Abbeville Thursday at 6 p.m.

    Central’s softball team finished fourth in the region, behind Buford, Andrew Jackson and Cheraw.     

  • Junior Lady Eagles win one, lose...

    Central’s Junior Varsity Lady Eagles softball team defeated Buford April 18 at home 5-1.

    Amber Leaird pitched five innings and gave up five hits, three walks, and struck out four to get the win.

    Brianne Middleton had one hit, one RBI; and Lanie Duvall, Ashlynn Plyler and Nikeria Hooks each had one RBI.

    The Junior Lady Eagles took the lead with three runs in the second inning after being down one run after the first.     

  • Eagles’ pitch no-hitter in win...

    Central High School’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’ pitchers combining for a no-hitter.

    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.     

  • Junior Lady Eagles win two...

    Central’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.

    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.

    Central answered with four of their own runs in the bottom of the third and never looked back.