North Central High hosted 20 teams in the 6th annual “Beat Cancer with a Bat.” The tournament sponsored by Mid Carolina Credit Union, Chick Fila, and UPS Store was held Saturday at the Larry Doby Fields in Camden. The Lady Knight hosted the tournament as a fundraiser for the softball team and a portion to be donated to the Relay for Life team at North Central.
Schools from all over the state came to Camden with hopes of taking a trophy home.The 20 teams battled all day long for the right to claim one of two championships for winning the tournament. In the Fighter Division, Broome defeated Northwestern for the Fighter Division Championship.
The North Central Lady Knights were able to fight through the day-long tournament by defeating Richland Northeast (Columbia) 15 – 2, AC Flora (Columbia) 14 – 3, Oceanside Academy (Mt. Pleasant) 11 – 5, before defeating Walhalla 12 – 5 to win the Survivor Division Championship. Each player for the Knights played a big role in the different Knights’ victories. The total team effort gets the start of the Knights’ 2018 season off to a great start.