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Bruins clip Clover in 3-1 win

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By The Staff

Lancaster extended its Region III-AAAA baseball mark to 2-0 with a 3-1 home win over Clover on Tuesday night.The Bruins, 3-3-1, 2-0, used a three-run third inning to take control of the game.Josh Warfield highlighted the frame with his second straight two-run home run.Bryan Gainer also drilled a RBI-hit to boost LHS. Michael Catoe also had a hit in the inning.Senior hurler Nick Ferguson notched the win, going five innings and striking out nine. He allowed a run, five hits and hit a batter. Evan Byrd worked the final two frames for the save. Byrd fanned two and allowed two walks.Lancaster visits Rock Hill in region play on Friday at 6 p.m.Jackets trip DevilsBuford moved its baseball mark to 3-0 with a 4-2 win over Class A foe Great Falls High School on Monday night.Senior hurler Christian Dickson, 2-0, went the route, fanning 14. The right-hander allowed five hits, a walk and two earned runs. Dickson added a hit to aid his cause.Dillon Hydrick, Colt Ellis and Jacob Jamison each had a hit for BHS. Dwayne Ray drove in two runs and Britt Wells added a RBI.BHS scored four runs in the fourth and held on for the two-run win.On Thursday, the Jackets topped Class A foe McBee 7-4 as Dillon Hydrick went the distance in tossing a five-hitter. Hydrick fanned five and allowed a walk, four runs – two earned runs.Hydrick supported his cause with two hits and scored a run.Christian Dickson drilled two hits, including a triple, and scored a run. Britt Wells had two hits and drove in a run.Joseph Wright smashed a triple, drove in two runs and scored twice. Donald Kirkley had a hit and tallied a run. Cheyne Horne tallied a run.Buford golfers shineThe Buford High School golf team finished second in a three-way golf match on Monday.The Jackets, led by medalist Trevor Banks’ 36, posted a 160.Chesterfield won the match with a 159. Cheraw was third with a 171.Taylor Banks and Taylor Threatt each had a 41. Jalen Terry followed with a 42.On Saturday, the Jackets placed sixth with a 340 in the 15-team Cheraw Braves Invitational.Trevor Banks earned medalist honors, shooting a 75.Taylor Banks followed with an 80 and Jalen Terry tallied an 89. Taylor Threatt posted a 96.The Jackets opened their season March 6 when they won a three-way match with Cheraw and Chesterfield.BHS won with a 170 and Cheraw followed at 171. Chesterfield was third at 184.Trevor Banks and Taylor Banks led the Jackets, with each shooting a 37. Jalen Terry posted a 43 and Will Ford had a 53.Vols win over Eagles Andrew Jackson rallied from a 4-0 deficit to take a 7-6 Conference VIII-AA road win over Central of Pageland on Tuesday.Pace Roberts singled home courtesy runner Dylan Price, who was running for Tyler Vaughn who had doubled.Vaughn, 1-1, was the winner in relief. Lance Horton went six inning and fanned two.Greg Cook and Justin Sellers each had two hits to key AJ. Cook slammed a two-run homer. Tyler Bradley, Josh Eubanks, Justin Hinson and Daniel Pardue each had a hit for the Vols.Lady Vols blank CHSAndrew Jackson opened play in Conference VIII-AA softball with a 5-0 win over Central on Tuesday night.Tristan Faile struck out 10 for the win. She allowed a hit and a walk.Caryn Truesdale had two hits for AJ, 6-2, 1-0. Lauren Kirk had a double and Caroline Phillips added a hit.On Monday, AJ rallied for a 6-5 win over Spring Valley.The Lady Vols scored four runs in the seventh inning to earn the win.Chelsea Vincent was the winner to up her mark to 4-1.Lauren Kirk led the offense with two hits. Tessa Faile, Caryn Truesdale, Caroline Phillips, Casey Hammond, Natalie Dove and Vincent each had a hit.IL soccer ties, winsIndian Land and Westminster Catawba battled to a 2-all draw in prep soccer.Stefano Sojo scored on a header and Anthony Sweatt also scored in the match.The match ended on a corner kick and no overtime was allowed by the officials.“We drove down the field and had a great shot, followed by a great save with seconds to go,” said IL coach Adam Cole. “The referee ended the match on a corner kick. Our guys were really disappointed because we all knew we could have and should have won.”IL rebounded to take a 4-1 road win over the Governor’s School.Patrick Sweatt led the Warriors with some excellent saves at the net.“It makes it easy to attack on offense, knowing we are backed by such a solid defense and goalkeeper,” Cole said.IL hosts Ninety Six on Friday when they will start the match a player shot in memory of Derek Hammaker, a senior player who died in an auto accident earlier this year. IL has dedicated its season to Hammaker, honoring him with his No. 17 painted on the field.Lady Warriors fallThe Indian Land girls softball team, 2-5, dropped an 8-7 loss to Ardrey Kell.Alyssa Hartley led the IL offense with a grand slam and a double. She drove in six runs.Jacquelyn Delaune rapped two doubles and drove in a run. Kimber Coley had a hit and drove in a run.Class AAAA Clover edged the Lady Warriors 1-0. Paige Brugh and Kimber Cley each had two hits. Kristin Campbell took the loss.