GWYNN LEAIRD/For The Lancaster News
Andrew Jackson High School’s Carley Sims (11) comes home to a host of happy Lady Volunteers teammates after Sims blasted a two-run home run in the seventh inning to lift AJ in its 8-7 win over the previously unbeaten Lady Bruins on Thursday night at the LHS field.
Carley Sims’ blast lifts AJ

The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers used a clutch long ball to take an 8-7 softball win over county rival Lancaster High School at the LHS field on Thursday night.

AJ, coming off a Region IV-AA loss to Cheraw, trailed 4-1 after three innings, but the Lady Vols rallied to take a 6-4 lead in the top of the sixth inning.

Lancaster, unbeaten on the season coming into the game, rallied to tie the game at 6-all.

In the top of the seventh, the visiting Lady Vols struck for two runs which gave them the win.