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High School Sports

  • Volunteers fall twice at Cheraw

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    CHERAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers dropped both Region IV-AA road  games against the Cheraw Braves on Tuesday night.

    The Braves scored a 15-point victory, 70-55 against the AJ boys, and the Lady Vols fought to a nail-biting finish to lose by two to the Cheraw girls, 44-42.

  • Gregory leads Warriors awards

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School two-way star John Gregory led the Warriors’ 2017 honors at the annual ILHS football awards at Cross Ridge in Indian Land on Wednesday night.

    Gregory, college-bound to play at the next level for Miami of Ohio, was honored as the ILHS football MVP to highlight the ceremonies.

    Gregory, an ace wide receiver and defensive back, reaped all-region and all-county honors by The Lancaster News.

  • Cuthbertson, Marlboro County capture Comporium Classic titles

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson High School Lady Volunteers finished as the runner-up to Cuthbertson High School in the annual Comporium Christmas Classic Invitational.

    Play in the holiday field opened Friday and concluded Saturday night at Andrew Jackson High School.

    The Lady Vols secured a runner-up finish with one win and one loss in the two-day tournament.

    The Volunteer boys dropped both of their games in the holiday tourney.

  • IL’s Daley, Ross place in Holy Angels tourney

    Indian Land High School had two wrestlers place in the ninth annual Holy Angels Wrestling Invitational at the Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte over the weekend, Dec. 29-30.

    The Warriors grapplers, who placed included Austin Ross and Kyle Daley.

    Daley placed fifth in the 152-pound weight class and Ross was eighth in the 113-pound weight class.

  • Warriors fall to Cougars, 70-48, to cap holiday tournament play

    The Indian Land High School boys basketball team capped play in the annual Wing Bonz Holiday basketball tournament, dropping a 70-48 loss to tournament host York on Friday night.

    York, which trailed 4-0 to open the game, rallied and held a 15-10 lead after one period and pushed its edge to 31-22 at the break.

    The Cougars held a 49-34 advantage after three periods and outscored the Warriors, 21-14 in the final period to take the 22-point victory for third place in the three-day tournament.

  • Irmo’s second period surge dooms ILHS

    YORK – The second time around didn’t go as well for the Indian Land Warriors on Thursday night in the Wing Bonz Holiday basketball tournament at York High School.
    ILHS, which opened the tournament with a 68-53 win over Heathwood Hall of Columbia to snap a five-game skid, couldn’t keep its new streak going.
    Irmo High School took charge in the second period on the way to an 82-53 win over the Warriors.
    Indian Land, 4-7 on the season, started strong, taking a 14-13 lead on the Yellow Jackets after the opening period.

  • News salutes top athletes, coaches and teams

    Jackets’ Barton, ILHS’s Rodman top athletes
    Two Lancaster County athletes who earned statewide recognition as state champions are The Lancaster News’ Athletes of the Year.
    Buford High School state champion wrestler Dakota Barton and Indian Land High track and cross country star Kaitlyn Rodman are TLN’s top athletes for 2017.
    Barton, the Class A-AA Wrestler of the Year, capped his senior season, repeating as the Class AA-A 220-pound state champion after a tough 2-1 win over Ninety Six High’s Cody Fleming.

  • Warriors top Highlanders in York tourney

    The Indian Land High School basketball team snapped a five-game skid in a big way Wednesday in the opening round of the Wing Bonz Holiday Basketball Tournament at York High School.

    The Warriors, ending their slide, opened play in the three-day tourney with a 58-43 win over Heathwood Hall, a Columbia area private school.

    The Warriors, who hadn’t played since Dec. 18, got on track early to take a 19-14 lead after one period.

    Indian Land stretched its lead to eight, 29-21, at the break.

  • IL tops in Eagles Duals

    The Indian Land High Warriors wrestling team continued to soar at the Airport High Eagles Duals on Saturday.

    The Warriors, ranked second in Class AAA wrestling according to the SC wrestling website SCMAT, topped the 16-team field at AHS with a 5-0 mark.

    Indian Land, with the first-place finish, improved to 13-3 on the season.

    ILHS’s tournament triumph was the Warriors’ third tourney crown of the 2017-18 season.

  • Lady Jackets finish fifth in Winborn tourney

    Buford rallied from an opening round loss to post two wins and finish fifth in the annual Y.C. Winborn girls basketball tournament at Rock Hill High School on Saturday.
    The Lady Jackets, after a first-round 60-26 loss to host Rock Hill High, rebounded to down two Class AAAA schools, Lugoff-Elgin High School and Airport High School of Columbia.
    BHS wrapped up fifth place with a 34-30 win over the Airport Lady Eagles.
    Buford, up 14-13 at the half, used a 9-4 third-period surge to take a 23-17 lead going into the final eight minutes.