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High School Sports

  • P-31 edges Chester for sweep

    Lancaster Post 31 notched a diamond sweep of Chester Post 27 at Eggleton Field on Thursday night, but it was a hard-earned win.

    Lancaster, in week three play of the Legion baseball League V mini-series, edged Post 27, 3-2 to push its record to 3-5.

    P-31 opened the week with an 0-5 mark, but reeled off three straight wins over Chester.

    Lancaster rolled in the first two games, winning 17-6 at home Monday night and 18-5 at Chester on Tuesday.

  • Flynn to lead BHS baseball

    BUFORD – Gavin Flynn, a fixture with the Buford High School baseball program as a player and coach, is now heading the Jackets’ program.

    Flynn, 26, has been named the BHS baseball coach, replacing Eric Funderburk, who is yielding his coaching duties to be the Jackets athletics director replacing retiring Mike Wells.

  • Breakers down Piranhas in weather-shortened meet

    The Lancaster County swim team dropped its first Metrolina League loss, falling to the Tega Cay Breakers, 433-238 Thursday at the Lancaster County pool.

    The LC Piranhas are 2-1 in Metrolina League meets, 2-2 overall.

    The meet was halted after 50 events due to lightning in the area.

    The LCST was led by Olivia Thorpe, Bristol Glenn and Fletcher Armbrust who posted three wins each.

    Double winners included Ryder Lucas, Isabella Thorpe, Tamra Tipton and Mallory McDow.

    Lancaster, in the meet with TCST, won two of four relay events.

  • P-31 routs Chester again

    Lancaster Post 31 rolled to a second straight American Legion baseball League V win, ripping Chester Post 27, 17-6 at Chester on Tuesday night.

    Lancaster, 2-5, opened the week, blasting Post 27, 18-5 at Eggleton Field.

    Hunter Laney and Andrew Caskey paced the 15-hit Lancaster offense with three hits each on the night.

  • LCST Piranhas down Gators

    The Lancaster Piranhas earned their second straight win, downing the Lake Wylie Landing Gators as part of a reset double dual meet with River Hills on Monday.

    The LCST Piranhas, 2-1, topped River Hills, 326.5-259.5 and the LW Landing Gators, 316-259.

    The LCST, in the 57-point win over the Gators, was led by Isabella Thorpe, Tamra Tipton, Makenzy Mills and Fletcher Armbrust who had three firsts each.

    Taylor Teague, Will Wilson, Olivia Thorpe, Alex Trimnal and Ryder Lucas posted two wins apiece to aid the Piranhas.

  • Mangano sizzles at Edgewater

    Lancaster High School golfer Nick Mangano’s play was stellar in the boys 15-18 age group tournament at the Edgewater Golf Club to highlight the Lancaster chapter’s second tournament of the 2017 season.

    Mangano, an all-region golfer for the Region III-AAAA champion team, shot a four-under 68 over 18 holes at Edgewater to take a five-shot win in the S.C. Junior Golf Association’s local chapter tourney.

    Junior golfers, ages 13-up, played Edgewater on Monday, while the juniors, ages 12 under, competed at the Lancaster Golf Club.

  • Sullivan, Ames in North-South games this week

    A pair of Lancaster County high school softball stars will be in the spotlight at the annual Coaches Association of Women’s Sports North-South All-Star games this week at the University of South Carolina Aiken.

    Lancaster High School star third baseman Jada Ames, a veteran member of the LHS girls softball team, along with Buford High School star hurler Sydney Sullivan will play in the games which began Tuesday at USCA.

    The North-South All-Star tournament continues through Thursday.

  • Piranhas prevail over Sharks

    The Lancaster County Piranhas swim team evened its record at 1-1 with a 326.5 to 259.5 road win over the River Hills Sharks on Tuesday.

    The Lancaster County swimmers were boosted by the Piranhas girls who downed River Hills, 195-98.

    The River Hills boys topped the Piranhas, posting 161.5-131.5 win.

    Lancaster was led by Isabella Thorpe, Tamara Tipton, Makenzy Mills, Brayden Russell, Nathan Reid and Fletcher Armbrust who each posted three wins in the meet.

    Double winners include Mallory McDow, Will Wilson and Taylor Teague.

  • P-31 rips Chester for first win

    Lancaster Post 31 broke into the win column in a big way, rolling to an 18-5 win over Chester Post 27 at Eggleton Field on Monday night.

    Lancaster, 0-5 entering the game, ignited in the opening frame to score seven runs and take control on the way to the American Legion baseball League V win.

    The early seven-run surge was enough to give P-31 the edge and the Lancaster team rolled from that point.

    Trey Rollings opened the first inning with a single and Christian Joplin, with an out, followed with a run-scoring single.

  • Post 31 falls to Fort Mill

    Lancaster Post 31 will return to Legion baseball League V play Monday when P-31 faces Chester Post 27 in week three of the regular season.

    Lancaster, 0-5, is still in search of its first win on the 2017 Legion baseball campaign.

    The League V regular season, in a new format, has a best-of-three series each week between two league teams. Lancaster went 0-2 with York Post 66 in week one, with a game rained out that week. The contest with York, a P-31 home game, has not been reset.