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High School Sports

  • Lady Warriors notch win at Lewisville

    Indian Land posted one win in four games over the weekend in prep basketball play.
    The Indian Land Lady Warriors rebounded from their first loss of the season, lashing the Lewisville Lady Lions, 56-7 on Saturday night.
    The IL girls blitzed to a 24-6 first-period lead and allowed only one point the rest of the game to seal the 49-point win.
    The Lady Lions, who trailed 37-7 at the half, didn’t score in the second half as the Lady Warriors’ sticky defense kept LHS scoreless.

  • Barton pin lifts Buford over LHS

    Buford High School senior mat star Dakota Barton rescued the Jackets, posting a decisive pin of Lancaster High’s Immanuel Bush to lift host BHS to a 39-36 wrestling win over the Bruins on Monday night.
    Barton, 8-0 on the season, delivered his crucial fall in the heavyweight class to give the Jackets the three-point comeback victory.
    Buford trailed 36-33 going into the final weight class and Barton came through.

  • Bruins, Vols split in hoops

    KERSHAW – A night at the hoop saw rivals Andrew Jackson and Lancaster each looking good in “to the nines” wins at the packed Volunteers’ gym on Friday night.
    The Vols and Bruins each netted a nine-point victory for a county hardwood split.
    The fourth-ranked AJ boys built a big lead early and kept the upper hand in the face of a torrid Bruins charge for a 74-65 victory over Lancaster to cap play.
    The LHS girls took charge in the second period on the way to a 37-28 victory over the Lady Vols.

  • Goose Creek captures Kersey wrestling tournament crown

    Goose Creek placed eight wrestlers in the finals, won four individual weight divisions and racked up 190.5 points in taking the team title in the sixth annual Mike Kersey Memorial wrestling tournament at Indian Land High School on Saturday.
    The tournament is held in memory of late IL wrestling coach Mike Kersey, who also served as the wrestling coach at Lancaster High School during his career.

  • Rec soccer stars advance to state tourney

    Two Lancaster County Parks and Recreation all-star soccer teams are headed to the state tournament after winning Central District championships in Fort Mill earlier this month.

    The 12U county stars blanked Kershaw County, 9-0 to net a state bid in Sumter.

    Sergio Pavon paced the 12U stars with three goals. Jacob Starnes and Joshua Ramirez each tallied two goals.

  • Vols hold on, split with Warriors

    INDIAN LAND – County rivals Andrew Jackson and Indian Land swapped a pair of tight basketball wins Tuesday night to open the 2016-17 basketball season in the Warriors’ gym.
    The IL girls opened with a 46-43 win, but the AJ boys gained a measure of hardwood revenge with a 73-70 victory over the Warriors.
    The Vols, ranked fourth in the latest Class AA state poll, finished strong behind Kendrick Cunningham, who hit 12 of his 17 points in the final period to pace AJ.

  • Kersey mat tournament Saturday

    The sixth annual Mike Kersey Memorial wrestling tournament will feature a field of 14 teams and 210 wrestlers from across the Carolinas on Saturday.
    The tournament, which begins at 9 a.m., features 10 South Carolina mat squads and four teams from neighboring North Carolina.

  • Bruins sweep Bearcats

    The Lancaster Bruins used strong finishes to post a sweep of Class AAAAA foe Rock Hill High School in the LHS home opener Wednesday night.
    The LHS teams, on the heels of season-opening setbacks at Nation Ford High of Fort Mill on Tuesday, responded nicely with the two home wins.
    The Lady Bruins, 1-1, rallied to knock off Rock Hill, the second-ranked girls team in Class AAAAA, in a 45-37 comeback victory.
    The 4-1 LHS boys rolled in the nightcap, blitzing the Bearcats in a 61-37 victory.

  • BHS Jackets drop road pair to Cavaliers

    Buford launched its 2016-17 hoops season, dropping a pair of road games to Cuthbertson High of Waxhaw, N.C., on Wednesday night.
    The Lady Jackets, who went 1-2 in the Fort Mill preseason tournament, fell 42-19.
    The Jackets lost to the CHS Cavaliers, 70-47.
    BHS held a 10-9 edge after one period, but the Cavs picked up their play with a 29-16 second-quarter surge to build a 38-26 lead at the break.
    Cuthbertson steadily pulled away to take the 23-point win.

  • ILHS begins process of hiring coach

    Indian Land High School officials are looking to have a new head football coach in place by the end of January.
    “We want to give the new coach ample time to have an off-season conditioning period and make preparations for the upcoming season, including spring practice,” ILHS principal David Shamble said.
    Shamble said since the job came open with the resignation of Warriors’ coach Mike Mayer, he has received 30-plus applications.