High School Sports

  • IL Warriors fall to Eagles, 20-0

    PAGELAND – With South Carolina football teams facing a Friday night forecast of torrential rains from Hurricane Joaquin, Central High, along with many other schools, made the decision to play its scheduled game with Indian Land a night early.
    It didn’t take the Eagles long to tally.
    CHS, on the opening series, scored as Dedric Robinson dashed 70 yards down the water-logged field for the TD with only 29 seconds gone. The extra-point was no good and CHS led, 6-0.

  • Lady Bruins 18-1 after region wins

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins volleyball team pushed its record to 18-1, 6-0 with a pair of Region III-AAA wins.
    LHS rolled to a 3-0 win over Union County on Thursday, Oct. 1 when the Lady Bruins prevailed, 25-19, 25-19, 25-15.
    Hayden Thorne posted nine kills and Keyotta Garris had seven. Alexis Williams had five. Amirah Steward and Zaria Woods each had three. Mya Truesdale posted one.
    Ashley Abbott notched 30 digs and Keiana Howze had nine.
    Stevie Sweeney supplied 11 assists, while Amari Jefferson had six assists and Zaria Woods four.

  • Phillips’ clutch FG lifts Vols

    LAMAR – Andrew Jackson sophomore kicker Bryce Phillips calmly drilled a clutch 25-yard field goal with 51 seconds left to culminate a gutty performance by the Volunteers at rain-soaked Lamar on Thursday, Oct. 1.
    School officials decided to play Thursday in anticipation of expected heavy rainfall from Hurricane Joaquin and the rainfall of the century.
    Lamar, a perennial powerhouse in Class A and ranked sixth in the latest Class A poll, was stunned as the Vols took the opening kickoff and ran 10:06 off the clock during a 19-play, 89-yard drive.

  • Jackets club Braves, stay unbeaten in region

    Friday night football became Thursday night football for all Lancaster County high school football teams, and the Buford Yellow Jackets took it in stride.
    Buford played host to the Cheraw Braves on Thursday, Oct. 1, instead of its regular scheduled Friday night game, because of the record rainfall expected throughout the state.
    The Yellow Jackets “soaked” their way to one of their biggest wins ever on the football field, a 26-13 victory over the Braves, 0-6.

  • Bruins rally, sack Cycs

    On a rainy night, the No. 8 Lancaster Bruins reigned.
    The Bruins, 6-0 for the first time since the 1963 season, took command in the second half on the way to a 33-13 win over Chester in the Region III-AAA football opener for both teams on Thursday, Oct. 1.
    The game was to be played Friday night, Oct. 2, but LHS officials moved the game a day earlier with the forecast of heavy rain for the weekend.

  • Lancaster High cross country team off to solid start for 2015 campaign

    The Lancaster High School cross country season is off to a positive start with a great group of returners and newcomers.
    Returners on the boys squad include: senior Herbert Jones III, juniors Alex Quevedo, Michael Duffell-Hoffman, Kohl Whitfield, sophomores Harrison Latham and Kyle McManus, and freshman Matthew Duffell-Hoffman.
    Team newcomers include Alex Barton, Kei’lyn Catoe, Bryce Faulkenberry, Alejandro Fernandez, Jamari Hubbard, DaShaun Robinson, Jonathan Roman, Caden Taylor, Edward Trejo, Rueben Trejo, Scottie Walker and Tristen Glenn.

  • LHS trio boosts offense

    When it comes to offense this season, the Lancaster Bruins’ football team, 5-0 and ranked No. 8 in the latest Class AAA state poll, gets it done in a rush.
    The junior backfield tandem of Ant Foster and Farrika Grier are the legs of the running attack as two physical backs that power their way through would-be tacklers.
    There’s another component, which might not net all the attention, but has proven worthy in the LHS run.

  • Evans all-tourney in WSCGA Junior Foundation event

    Baylee Evans, representing Lancaster High School as an individual golfer this season, earned a spot on the elite All High School Team to cap play in the fourth annual High School Invitational hosted by the Junior Golf Foundation of the Women’s S.C. Golf Association.
    Evans, a LHS sophomore, shot a 148 (77-71) over two days to place fourth among the top five individuals at the tournament held at The Sanctuary at Cat Island in Beaufort.
    The five lowest individual scorers and ties comprised the All-High School team, and each received an engraved award.

  • Coaches honor county quartet for week 5 play

    Four Lancaster County high school football players received top honors at the week five meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg.
    Two Lancaster High School players and a pair of Indian Land players were spotlighted during voting for the Division II awards for the participating Class A, AA and AAA schools.
    Lancaster, which improved to 5-0 with a 42-12 home win over Lewisville High School, was paced by senior offensive lineman Graham Banks and senior defensive back DeMonte Bell.

  • LHS swimmers dominate Hartsville meet

    The unbeaten Lancaster High School girls team and the LHS boys, 14-1, dominated at the Hartsville Invitational in Hartsville on Saturday, Sept. 26.
    The LHS girls, unbeaten for the second straight season, topped the girls field with 176 points.
    The Lady Bruins were  followed by West Florence 141, Wilson High School 78, Governor’s School 77, South Florence 8 and host Hartsville 4.
    In the boys meet, Lancaster rolled up 202 points to win the meet.