LHS tennis finishes strong for playoff bid

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Spring Sports Roundup

By The Staff

The Lancaster High School boys tennis capped off an impressive regular season with a 7-0 win over South Pointe on Thursday, April 25 in Lancaster.

Evan Muse was particularly strong winning by a perfect 6-0, 6-0.

The win gaves the Bruins a 10-4 record, including season sweeps of Northwestern, York, Rock Hill High, South Pointe, and Fort Mill.

The team earned a No. three seed and began the playoffs on Tuesday, April 30 at Irmo High School in Columbia. 

Thursday night’s match was also senior night for the Bruins, where Evan Muse, Ellison Hagins, and Matt Barnes played their  final home matches.

Hagins and  Barnes each played three years of tennis for LHS, while Evan Muse played one.


Evan Muse (L) def. Jakob Huechkter (S) 6-0, 6-0

Adam Whetstone (L) def. Conner McCoy (S) 6-1, 6-1

Ellison Hagins (L) def. Preston Darby (S) 6-0, 6-2

Tyler Ferguson (L) def. Jonathan Hoover (S) 6-1, 6-1

Peyton Brumfield (L) def. Gannon Cline (S) 6-1, 6-3

Matt Barnes/Matthew Graham (L) def. Ben Johnson/Garrett Burgess (S) 6-3, 6-3

Evan Muse/Adam Whetstone (L) def. Jakob Huechtker/Conner McCoy (S) 8-2

Jayvee winners: Spencer Blackmon, Jordan Shrum

Lady Bruins blank Lady Stallions

The Lancaster High Lady Bruins soccer team blanked Region III-AAAA foe South Pointe, 1-0 on  Friday, April 26.

The Lady Bruins capped the week with their third win.

Peyton Patterson scored on a pass from Frances Whitesides. Effie Spears earned the shutout and the LHS defense played a solid match.

Lancaster visiits Clover today and hosts Rock Hill on Thursday, May 2.

Red Devils edge Vols

Great Falls captured a three-way golf match with host Andrew Jackson and Indian Land at the Kershaw Golf Club.

The Red Devils shot a 157 to AJ’s 159 and a 161 for the Warriors.

Brannon Lipscomb led GFHS with a 38. Austin Hinson shot a 38 as did Josh Payseur. Morgan Frost had a 42.

Logan Sowell led AJ with a 35. Emily Cox carded a 39 and Caleb Brown had a 42. Tyler Bowers shot a 43.

 IL’s Clay Holcomb and Jared Long each had a 37. George Morris carded a 43 and Nick Shaheen finished with a 44.