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High School Sports

  • Bruins salute hoops stars

    Lancaster High School stars of the hardwood had one final shining moment Thursday night in the LHS cafeteria.

    LHS basketball standouts drew the blue and gold hoops spotlight and a final bow at the annual Bruins basketball awards.

    Lancaster High School senior forward Nehemiah Mc-Griff was honored for his solid play during the season, a 7-17 finish.

  • Foursome takes close win in Friends of Lancaster tourney

    A close finish highlighted the Friends of Lancaster Golf captain’s choice golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday afternoon.

    The winning foursome of Hubert Brown, Mitch Williams, Larry Wolfe and Caleb Brown teamed to shoot a 51.25 to take a narrow win in the 12-team field.

    Brown boosted his team with the close-up on No. 4.

  • Stallions dash by Bruins

    South Pointe handed Lancaster a Region III-AAAA loss, taking a 9-3 win over the Bruins on Wednesday night at LHS’s Doomsday Corner.

    LHS, 5-4 overall, fell to 2-3 in region play with the six-run home loss.

    Lancaster pitcher Anson Taylor, who worked four frames, allowed one earned run.

    Austin Catoe led the Bruins’ offense with two hits, including a triple.

    Logan Phillips and Jamias Shropshire each had a hit.

  • Lady Vols down CHS Eagles in softball play

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers softball team blanked rival Central of Pageland at the CHS field on Wednesday.

    Morgan Hendrix hurled the Lady Vols’ win, allowing CHS only four hits.

    Hendrix also supplied a hit for the winners.

    Kinley Killough paced the AJ offense with two hits.

  • Lady Bruins blank SPHS

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins posted a pair of soccer wins over Region IV-AAAA foe South Pointe on Tuesday night.

    The LHS varsity took a 3-0 win and the jayvee team notched a 3-1 win.

    In the varsity match, Michaela Burton scored twice on break-away goals assisted by Kendra Haddox and Lydia Plyler.

    Kendra Haddox ended the scoring on a wonderful interception and attack of the goal from 16 yards out.

  • Jackets trip Vols, 6-4

    Buford snapped a two-game losing skid in Region IV-AA baseball play, taking a 6-4 home win over Andrew Jackson on Friday night.

    BHS used a three-run fourth inning to build a 6-2 lead before AJ scored single runs to make it close, but the Jackets held on for the win.

    Dylan Sistare’s bases-clearing double keyed the Jackets’ three-run rally in the fourth to give BHS the runs needed for the victory.

    Sistare had a double, three RBIs and scored a run.

  • Lady Vols down rival Buford, 4-2

    Andrew Jackson snapped a 2-all draw with two runs in the sixth inning to take a 4-2 win over rival Buford at BHS on Friday.

    Morgan Hendrix hurled the win, while BHS ace Sydney Sullivan took the loss.

    Hendrix sparked the Lady Vols with a two-run home run in the AJ sixth.

    Kinsley Adams and Cassidy McKittrick each added a hit for the Lady Vols.

    Morgan Deese, Hunter Allen and Tiffani Patterson each had a hit for the Lady Jackets.

  • Buford High ups soccer mark to 9-0

    The Buford High girls soccer team pushed their unbeaten mark to 9-0 with an 8-0 win over Forest Hills High School of Union County, N.C., on Thursday night.

    Buford’s Victoria Hinson led all scorers with three goals. Payton Howell tallied two goals.

    Isabella Jones, Kaylee Ghent and Emma Larson each had one.

    Buford senior keeper Tory Knight recorded her eighth shutout of the season.

  • Bruins ready to defend region soccer crown

    The Lancaster High School Bruins soccer team produced a landmark season last spring with a first-ever region crown and a playoff win.

    Second-year head coach Adam Nelson, in his fifth season with the Bruins program, said he thinks his team can continue that success.

    “I fully expect us to compete for the region title this year,” Nelson said. “I genuinely believe we can win it. I have high expectations for the boys and I think we have realistic targets this season.”

  • Team play key for LHS girls soccer

    Defending Region champion Lancaster, which went 15-6 last season, appears to be back on track after some early-season soccer struggles.

    The Lady Bruins, 5-7, 2-1, have won two straight to snap a six-game skid.

    Lancaster opened the season, winning the Lugoff-Elgin High School Kickoff Classic at Lugoff-Elgin High, but then slipped before recently regaining its form.