High School Sports

  • LHS seeks to rebound in Upstate series

    The Lancaster High Lady Bruins’ softball team will have to battle back in the Class AAA Upper State softball playoffs.
    Lancaster, in its Class AAA Upstate title series opener, dropped a 6-2 road loss to Chapin High on Monday.
    Lancaster, 20-7, will host Daniel of Clemson in an elimination game today at 6.
    Ariana Ealy, who went three frames, took the loss, allowing four runs, six hits and struck out one. Summer Clinton, in the final three frames, gave up two runs and two hits.

  • Lady Jackets blank Tigers

    The diamond beat goes on for the surging Buford High Lady Jackets’ softball team.
    The 21-4 BHS girls remained the lone unbeaten in the Class AA Upper State tournament, taking a solid 2-0 home win over Crescent of Iva on Monday at the BHS softball field.
    The win, Buford’s fifth straight postseason shutout victory, puts the Lady Jackets in the Upstate title game at BHS on Friday.
    The Buford girls will host the Crescent vs. Chesnee winner on Friday at 5 p.m., needing a win to move on to the Class AA state title series.

  • Warriors in state title match

    Indian Land is on its way to the Class AA boys state title match for the fifth straight season.

    Indian Land, 17-5, posted its fifth straight Class AA Upstate soccer title with a 2-1 win over Powdersville at the Warriors' Reservation on Tuesday night.

    The PHS Patroits struck first with a goal on a penalty kick, but IL responded with a clutch goal from Garrett Gerdes off a Brandon Jacob assist. The Warriors' decisive goal came on Mason Huebsch's goal off a header.

    Indian Land outshot the Patriots, 18-5.

  • Walters signs with NGU Crusaders

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School boys’ basketball sharpshooter Corey Walters has hit a bull’s eye with the North Greenville University men’s basketball program.
    Walters, a three-year starter at AJ and two-time All-Region IV-AA pick and All-Lancaster County hoops selection by The Lancaster News, is taking his game to Tigerville.
    Walters, with family, friends, coaches and teammates watching, made it official Wednesday in the AJ media center where he signed with the NGU Crusaders.

  • Dreher ends LHS boys’ soccer run

    Dreher of Columbia put the brakes on the Lancaster High boys’ Class AAA postseason run, taking a 3-1 win at Memorial Stadium on Thursday night.
    Ian Devin scored two goals and Derian McKnight tallied the Blue Devils’ other goal in the DHS road victory.
    Dreher improved to 22-1 with the road win. The Blue Devils hosted Midlands rival A.C. Flora on Saturday.
    Zeke Williams scored the Bruins’ lone goal.

  • Vols card region golf title

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers golf team added another jewel to their Region IV-AA links crown.
    The Vols notched their fourth straight region golf championship, posting a two-day 619 (300-319) to win the Region IV-AA golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club.
    AJ senior Caleb Brown, who has signed to play golf at Spartanburg Methodist College, led the 37-3 Vols with a 148 (75-73) on Thursday.
    “I’m so proud of Caleb,” AJ coach Heath Brewer said. “He played awesome over two days at the tournament.

  • Boone boosts Buford to 1-0 win in AA Upstate title series opener

    Heads-up Hannah Boone scored the winning run as Buford notched a tough 1-0 win over Chesnee High School in the Class AA Upper State championship softball series.

    Boone, in the Lady Jackets’ eighth, reached on an error by the CHS shortstop on her grounder.

    A throwing error allowed Boone to reach and she dashed to second on the throwing error.

    The Lady Eagles’ first baseman, in hopes of getting Boone, threw wildly to the CHS second baseman and the ball got by the Chesnee outfielders and an alert Boone dashed home with the winning run.

  • Lady Bruins win district for Upstate title series berth

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins softball team bounced back to keep alive their Class AAA playoff hopes.

    Lancaster, unbeaten in the double-elimination Class AAA Upper State District II softball playoffs, needed one win to advance to the Class AAA Upstate title series on Friday when the LHS girls faced Wren High of Piedmont at home.

    Wren denied the Lady Bruins with a 6-2 win, but the resilient Lady Bruins responded with a 5-1 victory over the Lady Hurricanes.

  • Coker signs Warriors’ Faulkner

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School senior track standout Kace Faulkner is throwing his future to Coker College.
    Faulkner, a two-time Region IV-AA shot put and discus champion for the Warriors, is going to the Hartsville school to continue his education and track career.
    Faulkner made his choice official last Friday when he signed with the Cobras in the ILHS media center.

  • Lady Jackets roll to title

    The Buford Lady Jackets blitzed Strom Thurmond High, rolling to a 10-0 home win over the Lady Rebels in five innings Wednesday to win the Class AA Upper State District IV softball championship.
    BHS, 19-4, advances to face Chesnee in the opening round of the Class AA Upstate title series tonight at 6.
    Buford banged out 13 hits and Lady Jackets’ ace hurler Sydney Sullivan hurled a one-hitter and struck out 10 STHS batters. Sullivan aided her cause with a RBI.
    Morgan Deese had a stellar night at the plate with three hits, including a solo home run.