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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Local junior golfers launch 2017 season

    Lancaster High School standout golfer Trey Crenshaw shot an even-par 72 to take a one-shot win to highlight action in the boys 13-14 age group at the 2017 Lancaster chapter opener of the S.C. Junior Golf Association on Monday at Lancaster Golf Club.

    Crenshaw’s 72 gave him a narrow win over fellow LHS golfer Mason Tucker, a close second with a one-over 73. Tucker tallied four birdies.

    Crenshaw’s effort included a 35-37 with five birdies and nine pars on the day.

  • Post 31 drops home opener

    Lancaster Post 31 fell to 0-3 on the season, dropping an 11-5 loss to Fort Mill Post 43 in the P-31 American Legion baseball League V home opener at Eggleton Field on Tuesday night.

    Lancaster stayed within striking distance for most of the night, but was unable to get the clutch hit in dropping the six-run loss to Post 43.

    Neil Taylor, coming off his freshman season at Erskine College after playing at Lancaster High in 2016, drilled a two-run homer in the Post 31 first inning.

  • Hinson leads BHS girls soccer honors

    Buford High School senior striker Victoria Hinson led the Lady Jackets’ soccer honors for the 2017 season.

    Hinson, the team MVP, was also selected as the Region IV-AA Player of the Year for girls soccer. 

    Hinson, an all-region pick, led the Lady Jackets of coach Bob Bowen with a team-high 36 goals and eight assists on the BHS girls’ 16-1 season.

    Buford posted a 16-0 mark in regular-season play.

  • Piranhas open 2017 swim season

    The Lancaster Piranhas youth swim team opened their 2017 season with a non-region meet with Fort Mill at the Lancaster County pool on Thursday.
    The Lancaster swim team, led by first-year coach Daniela Sanchez Gelpke, will open its season in the Metrolina Swim League on Monday with a home meet with River Hills.
    Following the meet with River Hills, the Piranhas will return to action June 12 with an away meet with Lake Wylie.
    Lancaster will host Tega Cay on June 15.
    The LC Pirranhas will swim at Rock Hill Country Club on June 19.

  • Deese leads BHS hoops awards

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets basketball team recently honored its top performers for the 2016-17 hoops season, with senior Morgan Deese leading the BHS girls awards.
    Deese earned the Lady Jackets MVP, reaping all-region honors with 10.7 points and 10.3 rebounds a game.
    Hunter Allen, an all-region selection, earned the team’s Jacket Pride Award. Allen averaged 10 points a game and 7.1 rebounds for the Lady Jackets.
    Allen also averaged 2.9 assists and 2.8 steals a game.

  • Jackets honor baseball aces

    The Buford High School baseball team honored a host of players for their stellar play during the 2017 season at the annual BHS baseball awards last week.
    Dylan Sistare, the Jackets’ third baseman and pitcher, reaped the Offensive MVP with a .284 batting average, a home run, 21 runs batted in and a .444 slugging percentage. Sistare led the Jackets in hits – 23, and doubles – 10.
    Junior outfielder Shylyn Wright, in his first season of high school baseball, was selected the team’s Most Improved Player.

  • Catoe signs with Union

    Lancaster High School senior defensive back C’Darious Catoe is heading to the next level.

    Catoe, a two-year starter for the LHS Bruins, is taking his game to Union College in Barbourville, Ky., a liberal arts four-year school which plays in the NAIA.

    “I’m looking forward to the opportunity and I feel coach Collins (Bobby, LHS head coach) and his staff have prepared me for this chance to play college football.

  • CPTC has solid showing in State Games

    The Columbus Parker Youth Track Club participated in SC State Games at Eastside High School in Taylors on May 20.

    The CPTC, competing against seven teams and unattached athletes, had the opportunity to gain more experience and prepare for the upcoming district qualifiers the following week at Broome High School.

    The team performed well.