Varsity Girls Basketball
Varisty Boys Basketball

Fairfield Central High School

Basketball Recap

Story by: Jordan DoveStudent Journalist

Basketball season has come to an end for both of the Fairfield Central varsity basketball teams. The Lady Griffins had an excellent season on the court as they finished the year 13-9, with a region record of 6-2 which propelled them to a second place finish in the region. The Griffins were led by senior La'Keyn Boyd who averaged a team-high 12.8 points in her final campaign for the team. She was followed by Jamaria Sampson who averaged 19.2 points a game, also led the team averaging 3.5 assists per game. Junior, Cristin Gray led the way for the Lady Griffins on the boards averaging 7.8 rebounds per game. Th e varsity boys’ season had many ups and downs but this season’s record was an improvement from the last year. However, it is said that this year was by far better than last year. In the 2017-2018 season, the varsity boys finished the year without a win in the column. Th is year the Griffins stepped it up on the court finishing the year with a 5-19 record under the new leadership of head coach Jonathan Durant. Th e varsity boys were able to do something unprecedented- they won their final season game versus Indian Land. Th e boys were able to win their final regular season game over Indian Land 92-69, which gave them a 4th place seed in the playoff s. Th e Griffins traveled to the #1 seeded Pendleton and upset the Bulldogs with a final score of 50-37. Th e boys were led by 8th grader Montraivis White who averaged 10 points per game along with 8 assists per game. Sintell Quattlebuam posted a 10 points per game average with 5 rebounds per game average. Th e Griffins made the addition of Charlie Cason Jr. in January. Aft er joining the team, he averaged 15 points per game. Both teams finished the year outstanding on the court.