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Banks paces Jackets to golf victory

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By The Staff

The Buford High School golfer Trevor Banks shot a 35 to lead the Jackets to a 165-204 win over rival Indian Land High School at the Lancaster Golf Club on Wednesday.

Taylor Banks aided the Jackets’ win, posting a 39. Jalen Terry followed with a 42 and Taylor Threatt carded a 49 for BHS.

Indian Land was led by Chase Hunter, who had a 46. Jerrick Spence and Zach Brigman each shot 51.

Brandon Thomas carded a 56 to round out the Warriors’ scores.

LHS booters fall

The Lancaster High School boys soccer team fell to Nation Ford 1-0 on Tuesday night.

The Bruins played with enthusiasm in the second half and put pressure on the visitors from Fort Mill, but were unable to find net.

Lancaster visited second-ranked Northwestern High School of Rock Hill in Region III-AAAA soccer play on Thursday night.

Warrior booters win

Indian Land rallied from a 1-0 deficit to take a comeback win over rival Buford on Wednesday night.

BHS broke on top for a 1-0 lead, but Indian Land responded with four unanswered goals in the first half.

Anthony Sweatt, who had a stellar night, had two first-half goals. Luke Lambert and Emmanuel Mata also tallied in the first half for IL.

In the second half, Buford scored again, but IL answered with an Anthony Sweatt goal.

“It was a typical rivalry match,” IL coach Adam Cole said. “I commend our fans for their support and respect for the team and the sport.

“I am also proud of the players for going out there and getting the job done through hard work, skill and determination,” Cole said. “We we were still pretty bitter from our loss to Andrew Jackson. We knew we beat ourselves.”

Sweatt had a solid match, tallying a hat trick (three goals).

“Not only did Anthony score goals as a forward, but he helped out in the midfield and even ran back to defense. He was everywhere." Our defense also had another standout performance, shutting down a quick and talented Buford striker.

“Patrick Sweatt (goalie) also make several key saves in the match which kept us on top,” Cole said.

The Warriors next match is Tuesday at home against Westminster Catawba in a 6:30 p.m. start.