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Jackets' rally tops Warriors

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By The Staff

Buford High catcher Leslie Pressley’s two-run double highlighted a three-run seventh-inning rally which lifted BHS to a 6-5 comeback softball win over rival Indian Land on Friday at the Lady Warriors’ field.

IL led 5-0 at one point, but BHS kept chipping away with a single run in the fourth, two more in the fifth and three in the seventh.

Pressley scored what proved to be the decisive run, tallying on a wild pitch after her key double.

In the IL seventh, the Lady Warriors got a runner on, but she was later picked off by Pressley.

Jena Hallman, 9-7, struck out 11 and allowed six hits and two walks for the win. Kristin Campbell took the loss, yielding seven hits and five walks. She fanned five in the narrow loss.

Jordan Boone led Buford with two hits, including a double, and scored a run. Leslie Pressley had a double and drove in two runs.

Hallman, Kendall Boone and Lindsey Pressley each had a hit for Buford.

Paige Brugh and Campbell each had two hits for IL. Alyssa Hartley and Beth Martin each had a hit for the Lady Warriors.

Buford hosts Cheraw on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Jackets deck Vols

Visiting Buford downed county foe Andrew Jackson for the second time this season in Region VIII-AA baseball play, taking a 7-2 win Friday.

BHS senior pitcher Christian Dickson was the winner, striking out 11. He allowed four hits and three walks.

Gavin Flynn had two hits, scored a run and drove in a run to lead BHS. Colt Ellis belted a two-run home run in the Jackets’ fifth. Joseph Wright, Blake Larrimore and Dickson each had a hit, drove in a run and scored a run for the Jackets. Jacob Jamison had a hit, while Britt Wells drew three walks and scored a run.

Pace Roberts led AJ with two hits. Daniel Pardue and Tyler Vaughn each added a hit. Greg Cook and Tyler Bradley each tallied a run.

Dylan McKittrick, who worked 4.2 innings, took the loss. Vaughn also went 2.1 innings in relief.

Lady Bruins booters win

Paige Brumfield tallied two goals to pace Lancaster to a 6-0 soccer win over county foe Andrew Jackson at Memorial Stadium on Friday afternoon.

Sidney Teague, who assisted Brumfield’s first goal, also scored for the winners.

Rebecca Sizemore, Caitlin Boling and Anna Funderburk each tallied a goal in the win. Lindsey Lyles, Sidney Patterson, Cady Creighton and Boling each had an assist in the LHS win.

Morgan Blackmon notched the shutout at the net for LHS, which improved to 4-6-1.

AJ fell to 3-5 on the season.

Vols coach Ronnie Wall saluted the spirited play of Ashleigh Aiello in the match.

In a match earlier in the week, AJ fell to Indian Land 3-1. Rebecca Johnson scored on a penalty kick for the Lady Vols.

LHS, earlier in the week, dropped a 5-0 home loss to Northwestern. Tesha Tipton had seven saves and Morgan Blackmon made five saves.

LHS visits York on Tuesday at 7 p.m. and hosts Clover on Thursday at 7.

Vols win over Buford

The Andrew Jackson Volunteers soccer team improved to 10-0 with a 2-1 win over Buford on Thursday night.

AJ’s Jason Faile converted a pair of goals to lift the Vols to the win. AJ held a 2-1 edge at the break.

Buford senior JoJo Morris tallied the Jackets’ goal.

Earlier in the week, AJ blanked county rival Indian Land 1-0 as Jason Faile scored the lone goal of the match. AJ’s Jonathan Haile posted the shutout at the net.

Lady Bruins win

The Lancaster High Lady Bruins’ softball team improved to 7-3, 7-2 in region play, with a 4-2 home win over Northwestern on Friday.

LHS hurler Courtney Cauthen tossed a three-hitter and struck out 10 in posting the win. She walked two.

Sophomore right fielder Anna Howey led the LHS offense with three hits and scored a run. Cherrell Cousar, Angel Cox and Elizabeth Jeffers each had two hits.

Sarah Amason had a double and scored a run. Crystal Cauthen also had a hit for the winners.

The Lady Bruins ripped Fort Mill 12-3 in Region III-AAAA play on Thursday.

Courtney Cauthen, who struck out five, was the winner. Anna Howey also pitched and whiffed three.

Cherrell Cousar led the Lady Bruins with three hits, including a home run and a triple. Candice Benson and Howey, who had a triple, had three hits apiece.

Sarah Amason had two hits, including a double. Courtney Cauthen and McKenzie Humphries each had two hits. Crystal Cauthen added a hit and Angel Cox ripped a double.

Lancaster visits York on Tuesday in region play.

Indians roll by Bruins

Lancaster stepped out of Region III-AAAA baseball play and stubbed its toe, dropping a 17-7 loss to Gaffney in five innings.

Jordan Workman, 0-3, took the loss as he went 1.2 innings and allowed six runs, six walks and four hits. He fanned one. Ross Maiden went an inning and yielded seven runs, seven hits and five earned runs. He struck out two. Michael Catoe went 2.1 frames and allowed four runs, four hits and an earned run. Catoe whiffed two.

Josh Warfield led the LHS attack with a home run and a triple and two RBIs. Maiden had two hits, including a double, and drove in a run. Nick Ferguson had a hit and drove in a run. Catoe, Andrew Smyre and Jimmie Jordan each added a hit.

LHS golfers finish third

The Lancaster High School golf team placed third in a three-way Region III-AAAA golf match, shooting a 165. Fort Mill had a 155 and Northwestern shot a 162.

Will Riggins had a 37, while John Heath followed with a 40. Pat Marshall and Russ Faile each had a 44 for LHS. NW’s Ryan Waataja was the medalist with a 34.