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High School Sports

  • Prep baseball roundup: Jackets down Tigers in tourney

    The Buford High School baseball team capped play in the Founders Federal Credit Union Spring Break Classic at Cheraw High School with an 11-5 win over Wilson High School of Florence on Tuesday afternoon.

    The six-run Jackets win gave BHS a third-place finish in the two-day tournament field with a 1-3-1 record.

    Buford went 0-2-1 on opening day Monday at Cheraw High, falling to Central, Cheraw and finishing in a 0-0 tie with Wilson of Florence due to the tournament time limit.

  • Lady Jackets swarm CHS

    The unbeaten Buford High School girls soccer team moved to 13-0 as the Lady Jackets blanked Class AAA foe Chester, 9-0 on Friday night at BHS.

    BHS’s Victoria Hinson led all scorers with four goals.

    Cassie Bailey, Payton Howell, Jadon Vick, Emma Larson and Isabella Jones each scored one.

    Lady Jackets’ senior keeper Tory Knight recorded her 11th shutout of the season.

  • Vols fall to Tigers

    Andrew Jackson fell to Swansea, 10-2 in the Sandlapper Invitational at Gilbert High School on Monday.

    AJ led 1-0 after three innings, but the Tigers rallied for the eight-run win.

    Heath Gandy generated three hits, including a triple, to lead the Vols' seven-hit attack. He added a RBI.

    Colby Jackson and William Wrape each had a double and scored a run.

    Brett Percival and Will Hudson each had a hit.

  • Jackets top Knights, 7-5

    Buford edged North Central, 7-5 in a Region IV-AA baseball play Friday night at Buford Park.

    Johnathan Belk, 2-0, was the winner, going a third of an inning and allowing two walks and one hit batter. He struck out one.

    Brett Sistare, in two frames, earned the save, giving up two hits and no walks. He struck out three.

  • Lady Vols edge Fort Mill, 2-1

    The Andrew Jackson High Lady Volunteers blanked Class AAAAA foe Fort Mill, 2-1 in prep softball play Thursday night.

    Morgan Hendrix hurled the Lady Vols’ win, allowing seven hits.

    FM’s Bella Roy took the loss, tossing a five hitter.

    Hendrix aided her cause with a hit and a RBI. Rebecca Price also had a hit and drove in a run for the AJ girls.

  • A.R. Rucker Middle School honors Rams stars

    A.R. Rucker Middle School recently held its annual Rams athletic awards night for the 2016-17 school year.

    Following are the awards:

    Football

    Ram Pride Award – Nygel Moore

    Principal’s Award – Phillip Mickles II

    Offensive Award – JiKeem Catoe

  • Warriors seek to continue soccer success

    The Indian Land Warriors soccer team is looking to continue its tradition of success this season.

    The Warriors, who have played for the Class AA state title five straight seasons, are bidding to continue their run in ILHS’s first year in Class AAA soccer.

    ILHS, led by veteran coach Adam Cole, faces a challenge as the team features only seven returnees off the 2016 team, which went 19-6 and fell to Bishop England in the Class AA state title match at Irmo High School.

  • Red Hawks edge Bruins

    Westwood High School scored two early runs and protected the lead for a 2-1 Region III-AAAA baseball win over Lancaster High School at Doomsday Corner on Thursday night.

    The Bruins tallied their lone run in the fourth inning when senior Evan Hardin’s RBI hit scored Austin Catoe.

    Catoe and Anson Taylor each had a hit to account for the Bruins’ three hits in the game.

    Logan Phillips, who worked four innings, took the loss.

  • LHS golfers remain unbeaten

    The unbeaten Lancaster High School golf team pushed its record to 13-0, taking a pair of Region III-AAAA wins Thursday.

    The Bruins topped the three-way match, carding a 161. South Pointe of Rock Hill shot a 195 and York posted a 211.

    LHS junior standout Brady Hinkle shot a three-over 39 over nine holes to take medalist honors.

  • Lady Vols’ Robertson, Sowell lead girls honors

    Andrew Jackson High School girls basketball coach Sha’Ron Robertson produced a dandy hoops debut in her first season leading the Lady Volunteers.

    Robertson, who had served as a varsity assistant and the junior varsity girls basketball coach, stepped up to the challenge for the 2016-17 season.

    Robertson led the Lady Vols to an 18-8 record and the Region IV-AA title.