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High School Sports

  • Warriors drop two at home to Marvin Ridge

    Indian Land dropped a pair of non-region hoops losses in the Warriors’ home opener Dec. 3.
    Marvin Ridge posted a pair of close wins to sweep the IL Warriors.
    The Mavericks, in the boys game, dropped IL to 0-2 with a 65-63 comeback win.
    Mark Morton, who paced IL with 24 points, hit a bucket to give IL a 63-62 lead with 1:10 to play in overtime.
    MV’s Josh Cardell drilled a trey to put the Mavericks up, 65-63 and seal the win.
    “A lack of experience and a lack of execution cost us the game,” IL coach Nate Smith said.

  • Jackets sting Devils for OT victory

    Buford returned home Dec. 4 to post a sweep of Great Falls after a pair of losses to host Chester High School on Thursday night in the Cyclones gym.
    The Jackets capped the hoops broom job with an exciting 48-45 comeback win over Great Falls in the nightcap Friday.
    The Lady Jackets launched the varsity twin bill, rolling to a 56-10 win over GFHS.
    The boys’ game was much closer, with Christian Joplin scoring the decisive bucket in the extra period for the three-point play.

  • Bruins sweep Vols at home

    Lancaster swept on the hardwood, taking two from county rival Andrew Jackson on Dec. 4.
    The Lady Bruins opened the twin bill with a 71-48 win and the Bruins followed with a 58-52 win over the Volunteers.
    The LHS boys, 2-1, steadily built their lead and then held off a late Vols’ charge for the six-point win.
    Lancaster held a 54-36 lead with 6:44 to play, but the Vols rallied with a 16-4 surge before LHS took the win.
    A Taron Heath bucket put the Bruins up 58-44, but the Vols responded with the final eight points of the game.

  • Jackets top Bruins for split in home tri-match

    Buford High posted a split in its 2015-16 wrestling opener Dec. 1 at BHS.
    The Jackets, led by first-year coach Garrett Plyler, downed Lancaster, 48-27.
    LHS led 15-12 after a Jacob Campo decision, but the Jackets reeled off a 36-0 surge to take the 21-point victory.
    The tri-match also included CATA, the Central Academy of Technology and Arts in Monroe, N.C.
    CATA defeated BHS, 48-27, and downed Lancaster, 55-24.
    Scotti Moser had a decision and Dakota Barton posted a pin for BHS in the loss to CATA.

  • Vols top Falcons twice

    FORT MILL – Andrew Jackson opened its 2015-16 hoops season in impressive style with a road sweep of Class AAAA foe Nation Ford High School of Fort Mill on Nov. 30.
    The Lady Volunteers, fresh off winning the title in the Lady Lions Invitational at Lewisville High School last week, posted a 38-30 win over the Lady Falcons.
    The AJ boys, ranked fourth in the Class AA boys preseason poll, posted a 63-52 win over the Nation Ford boys in the nightcap.

  • Warriors look to make run at region crowns

    The Indian Land High School basketball teams are poised to make a strong run for region title this season.
    The Lady Warriors return a solid cast of players, while the boys also have some key performers back in what will be their final hoops season in Class AA hoops.
    The Indian Land boys again figure to be in the hunt for the Region IV-AA title this season under veteran coach Nate Smith.

  • BHS has solid outlook for new hoops seasons

    The Buford Yellow Jackets sport solid hope for the 2015-16 high school basketball season.
    The Lady Jackets return a strong cast to the maroon and gold fold, while the BHS boys are upbeat with their new coach Raheem Waller, who brings a wealth of hoops experience to the squad.
    The Lady Jackets are optimistic about their hoops season with a strong cast of players back for coach T.J. Armbrust, in his eighth season leading the BHS girls.

  • Andrew Jackson Vols look strong for 2015-16 basketball campaign

    KERSHAW – Once again, excitement is in the air at Andrew Jackson High School as the 2015-16 cage season begins for the Volunteers.
    The AJ boys hope to improve on last year’s record of 16-7, 10-2. The Lady Vols return eight veterans and look to improve on a 14-8 record.
    The current edition of the Lady Vols will be once again led by veteran coach Dennis Farmer, who is in his 40th season of coaching high school basketball, with 15 years at AJ.

  • LHS Bruins hardwood hopes high

    Optimism abounds for the Lancaster High School hardwood hopes this season.
    The Lady Bruins, coming off a Class AAA state title and an unbeaten season, return their share of key experience from a brilliant 27-0 hoops season.
    The LHS boys, a playoff team last winter, also have their share of seasoned players for the 2015-16 season.
    The LHS girls, of 12th-year coach Ronnie Robinson, return four starters among seven returnees for the new season as they look for a hardwood encore.

  • Lady Vols roar to crown

    RICHBURG –  The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers roared to the title in the Lady Lions Invitational at Lewisville High School on Nov. 24.
    The AJ girls, ninth in the Class AA state girls basketball preseason poll, swept to wins over North Central, 60-32 and Great Falls, 56-22 to capture the championship at the Richburg Class A school.
    The Lady Vols took the crown with the 34-point win over the GFHS Lady Red Devils.
    AJ opened an 8-4 lead after one period and steadily pulled away for the win.