High School Sports

  • AJ’s Brown signs with Pioneers

    Andrew Jackson High School golf standout Caleb Brown is taking his game to the next level.
    Brown, entering his fifth season playing prep golf for the Volunteers, will be competing on the collegiate level after signing with Spartanburg Methodist College in Spartanburg.
    Brown signed with the Pioneers, a NJCAA Region 10 member, on Feb. 3 in the AJ High media center.
    “I think Spartanburg Methodist is a good college golf program and I think I will continue to do well there.

  • Stallions’ charge foils Lady Bruins in OT

    ROCK HILL – The Lancaster Lady Bruins won the regular-season Region III-AAA war, but fell in the final battle before heading to the Class AAA girls basketball playoffs.
    The LHS girls, the defending Class AAA state champions, will enter the postseason off a regular-season road loss – a 71-67 overtime defeat at the hands of region rival South Pointe.
    The Lady Stallions, shelled by the host LHS Lady Bruins, 64-48 on Tuesday night, rallied for the four-point comeback win in OT Friday night at SPHS.

  • Vols net region crowns

    KERSHAW – Host Andrew Jackson used a strong finish to capture the Region IV-AA boys basketball championship in a 70-54 win over Indian Land on Friday night at the packed Volunteers’ gym.
    The AJ boys, rated fifth in the latest Class AA boys state poll, earned the region crown with a fast finish.
    AJ, down 44-42 in a hoops battle with the Warriors, ignited on a 28-10 surge in the final eight minutes to seal the 70-54 comeback win over the IL boys.
    The game was a seesaw contest early on, with AJ leading 20-13 at the end of the first quarter.

  • AJ girls prevail in 54-47 win over IL for region title

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson’s Lady Volunteers wrapped up the Region IV-AA girls championship with an unbeaten record, but the Indian Land Lady Warriors made them earn the court jewel.
    The Lady Vols, in a battle of state-ranked Class AA teams, prevailed in a 54-47 win over the IL girls before a packed AJ gym Friday night.
    The AJ girls, 19-3, 12-0, posted a 70-61 road win over the Lady Warriors on Jan. 19.
    AJ entered as the state’s third-ranked team in Class AA girls, while Indian Land was ninth and the result was a hardwood battle to the wire.

  • Warriors sweep Jackets, keep region crown hopes alive

    Indian Land swept Buford and kept alive its Region IV-AA basketball titles hopes with the Warriors’ two road wins over the Yellow Jackets on Tuesday night.
    The ninth-ranked Lady Warriors finished strong for a 47-33 win over the Lady Jackets and the IL boys followed with a tough 68-60 win over BHS to seal the sweep.
    Indian Land, with the two wins at BHS, heads to rival Andrew Jackson for a pair of region hardwood showdowns with the Volunteers.
    The boys game at AJ will decide the region crown, with the winner taking the regular-season championship.

  • Junior Bruins teams capture region titles

    The Lancaster Junior Bruins’ basketball teams wrapped up Region III-AAA crowns with impressive road hoops sweeps Monday night at South Pointe High School in Rock Hill.
    The Lady Bruins posted a 46-34 overtime win and the Junior Bruins notched a 45-37 victory in the second game.
    The Junior Bruins, who finished 11-3, 9-1, were paced by Roshawn McGriff’s 20 points.
    Ty Thompson netted eight and Majae Ingram scored six. Desmond Stowers hit five points.

  • Great Scott

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High has a new queen of Lady Volunteers’ courts points.
    Lady Vols veteran player Elizabeth Scott netted two second-half free throws in the AJ girls’ 61-37 win over Chesterfield to earn her the school’s all-time leading scorer.
    Scott, entering the Tuesday game, needed 17 points to tie the mark, which was held by former AJ girls hoops star Lorraine Truesdale.
    Scott scored 18 points, with her second foul shot on a second-half bonus free throw giving her the new mark.

  • Lady Bruins rip Stallions

    Lancaster High School Bruins’ basketball senior night was a split, with the delight the LHS girls posting at least a tie for the Region III-AAA girls championship.
    The Lady Bruins, with a torrid finish, roared to a 64-38 win over South Pointe in the varsity opener.
    The LHS girls, the Class AAA defending state champions, can wrap up the region title – their third straight, with a win over the SPHS Lady Stallions tonight in Rock Hill.

  • Vols rebound, roll in rout of Rams

    KERSHAW – After two frustrating losses last week, the Andrew Jackson High boys team was determined not to let that happen again Tuesday night in the Region III-AAA home game against Chesterfield.
    The hot-shooting Vols jumped to a 30-15 first-quarter lead and didn’t slow down in the second quarter for 53-20 halftime lead.
    Sophomore phenom Dontarius James had an incredible 32 points by half time, including six trays.
    Even with AJ coach Danny Wright playing reserves a great deal, the Vols led 80-32 by the end of the third quarter.

  • Warriors notch two wins over Knights

    Indian Land capped its regular-season home basketball schedule, cruising to a Region IV-AA sweep of North Central on Friday night.
    The Lady Warriors, ranked eighth in Class AA girls, rolled to a 70-43 victory and the IL boys capped the hardwood broom job with a 108-60 win over the Knights.
    The Lady Warriors, keeping pace in Region IV-AA play, took an early lead and steadily pulled away for the 27-point win.
    IL led 20-11 after one period and held a 34-26 lead at the break.