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High School Sports

  • Lancers take two wins over Wake Tech

    The University of South Carolina Lancers took two of three games from the Wake Tech Eagles in a weekend series at the Lancaster High School baseball field.

    The Lancers, 20-4, rolled to a pair of lopsided wins over the Eagles on Saturday, winning 13-3 and 16-4 in games halted by the 10-run mercy rule.

    In the 10-run win, Tyrie Blalock led the Lancers with three hits, including a three-run home run, and drove in four runs.

  • Jackets edge Bruins in 2-1 soccer win

    The Buford High School soccer team avenged a 2-0 loss to Lancaster with a 2-1 win over the Bruins at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday night.

    BHS’s Bryton Davis opened the scoring with a redirected indirect kick/assist by fellow junior and center back William Ingram.

    The score stayed 1-0 until midway the second half, when Lancaster tied it up on a loose ball in front of the Buford goal. 

    LHS’s Grey Phillips scored on an assist from Isaac Williams.

  • Dakota Barton awarded A-AA Wrestler of the Year

    As if Buford High School 220-pound state champion senior wrestler Dakota Barton’s North-South All-Star Wrestling Classic weekend couldn’t get any better, it did.

    It came actually before he took the mat for two days of all-star competition.

    Barton, at the North-South All-Star Wrestling Classic banquet, was named the Class A-AA Wrestler of the Year.

  • Lady Jackets go unbeaten in taking tournament title

    BUFORD – The Buford High School Lady Jackets softball team has taken up where it left off last season.

    The BHS girls, the defending Class AA state champions, completed an unbeaten run – 5-0 – Saturday afternoon when the Lady Jackets captured the annual preseason tournament at the Buford High School softball field.

  • Warriors edge Stallions for Comporium crown

    Indian Land completed a 4-0 run to win the annual Comporium Preseason Invitational baseball tournament, defeating South Pointe, 9-8 in the championship game Saturday night at Andrew Jackson High School.

    ILHS shortstop Daniel Gueldner, an all-tournament selection along with Warriors’ ace pitcher Nolan Bolt, drove in the winning run with a walk.

    Gueldner, on the day, had a hit, RBI, two walks and scored two runs.

  • Spencer’s HBP lifts Jackets by Bruins, 3-2 in Monday victory

    Buford High School batter Spencer Funderburk took one for the team and it resulted in a 3-2 win over rival Lancaster High School at Buford Park on Monday night.

    Funderburk, with the bases loaded and two out, was hit by a pitch to force home Noah Vincent with the winning run in the victory over the Bruins.

    Ryan Moore, Dylan Sistare and Brett Sistare each had two hits to lead the Jackets’ attack. Moore drove in a run.

  • Buford girls win, go to 2-0

    The Buford High School girls soccer team upped its record to 2-0 with a 2-0 win over the Governors School on Friday night.

    Payton Howell scored the winning goal in the 27th minute off a cross from Victoria Hinson.

    Hinson scored the second goal in the second half at the 57th minute.

    Keeper Tory Knight posted her second shutout of the season.

    The Jackets played Andrew Jackson at home Tuesday.

  • Experienced Warriors optimistic about upcoming baseball season

    The Indian Land High School baseball team has its share of experience and optimism as the Warriors enter their first season on the diamond in Class AAA.

    The Warriors, under third-year coach Joey Robinson, have a solid cast back from the 2016 team, which finished 15-12 and the district runner-up in Class AA.

  • Warriors earn title game bid

    Indian Land, unbeaten in three tournament pool games in the AJ bracket, earned a berth in the Comporium Preseason Invitational title game with an 8-0 win over Lancaster.

    The Warriors, behind the work of three hurlers who combined to allow a hit, topped the Bruins, 8-0 at Andrew Jackson High School on Thursday afternoon.

    Seth Bevans earned the win for the Warriors, working five innings, surrendering no runs, a hit and a walk.

    Bevans struck out five.

  • Bruins’ Nehemiah McGriff picked for North-South game

    Lancaster High School senior basketball star Nehemiah McGriff will cap his prep hoops career in grand style later this month.

    McGriff, a 6-foot-6 performer, has been selected to play in the annual North-South All-Star boys basketball game at Lexington High School on March 18.

    McGriff, who signed with Limestone College in the early signing period last fall, played four seasons of basketball for the Bruins.