High School Sports

  • Returnees key in LHS softball season

    The 2016 Lancaster High School Lady Bruins sport no seniors on the LHS softball squad, but they have their share of experience for sixth-year head coach Kim Perry.
    The LHS girls, who went 17-8 last spring and finished as the Class AAA Upper State runners-up, return experience at nearly every position this spring.
    Perry has eight returnees to the LHS squad this season.

  • Yellow Jackets rally to edge CHS Rams, 3-2

    Buford rallied for a single run in the sixth inning to take a 3-2 road win over Chesterfield and remain unbeaten in Region IV-AA baseball play at 4-0.
    The Jackets, 5-3 overall, snapped a 2-all draw as Austin Caskey’s RBI-single scored what proved to be the winning run in the top of the sixth.
    Caskey led the Buford offense with two hits and a RBI.
    BHS hurler Eric Miles, 2-0, posted the win, allowing two runs, a walk and three hits. Miles struck out six Rams.
    Miles backed his cause with a hit Wednesday night at CHS.

  • Lady Warriors top Bruins

    Indian Land blanked Class AAA county rival Lancaster High School, 6-0 at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday to stay unbeaten on the season.
    The Lady Warriors, rated third in Class AA girls, forged a 4-0 halftime lead to post their second win over the Lady Bruins this season.
    IL downed Lancaster, 7-0 in the Lugoff-Elgin Kickoff Classic at Lugoff-Elgin High School last month when the Lady Warriors won the girls preseason soccer tournament.
    Katherine Kilroy scored two goals to lead the 10-0 Lady Warriors on Wednesday night.

  • AJ booters rebound at Lewisville

    The Andrew Jackson High boys soccer team rebounded from its 3-2 loss to Buford High on Friday, taking a 4-1 win over Class A foe Lewisville High School on Monday night
    The Vols wasted little time gaining the upper hand. It took only eight minutes for AJ to take a 1-0 lead with a goal by Mason McKittrick.
    Four minutes later, Jared Truesdale put the Vols up 2-0.
    At the 24-minute mark, Bryce Phillps scored again for AJ to make it 3-0.

  • Bruins pound Vols, 11-2

    The Lancaster Bruins, in impressive fashion, pushed their record to 6-1 with an 11-2 win over county rival Andrew Jackson at the LHS baseball field on Monday night.
    Bruins’ hurlers Brandon Bowers and Austin Catoe combined on a seven-hitter, with Bowers notching the win.
    Bowers, 1-0, yielded a hit, a run and a walk in three innings of work. He struck out one.
    Catoe hurled the final four frames for the save, allowing six hits and a run. He fanned three batters.
    Lancaster backed its hurlers with a 14-hit attack in the nine-run win.

  • Bruins register track victories in home meet

    The Lancaster Bruins swept to wins in a four-way track meet with Andrew Jackson, McBee and Cheraw on Tuesday.
    The Lady Bruins posted 85 points, followed by AJ (77), Cheraw (43) and McBee (25).
    In the boys meet, LHS compiled 114.5 points followed by McBee (84), Cheraw (39.5) and AJ (4).
    The LHS girls winners included Zayla Stewart (100 hurdles), Rekia Polk (100 meters), Cassie Wise (1600, 3200), Devan Moore (800 meters), Terricka Thompson (discus),

  • LHS’s Priester to coach in inaugural Junior Showcase

    Lancaster High School boys basketball coach Ricardo Priester will be part of the inaugural Junior Showcase this weekend at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School in Columbia.
    The Showcase is part of the inaugural S.C. High School Hoops Festival.
    Priester will serve as a coach on the boys West junior all-star team, which will also include Thomas Ryan of Westside High School in Anderson.

  • AJ golfers sweep in tri-match

    The Andrew Jackson High School golf team moved its mark to 12-0 on the season, shooting a 156 to win a three-way match with region foes Buford and Indian Land.
    Buford posted a 171 and Indian Land finished with a 192.
    The Vols were led by senior standout Logan Sowell with a 38, with Emily Cox second at 39.
    Chandler Norville, Mason Sowell and Caleb Brown each had a 40.
    Dakota Roberts shot a 42 for the Volunteers.
    The Vols were coming off a win 10-shot win in the second annual Keenan Classic at the Lancaster Golf Club on March 5.

  • NC Wolves sign Carnes

    Buford High School has added another strong link to Newberry College football.
    Jackets’ star offensive and defensive lineman Brandon Carnes is joining the scarlet and grey line to the South Atlantic Conference school,  a member of NCAA Div. II.
    He made it official Monday in the school’s conference room, signing with the Wolves.
    Earlier this year, Carnes’ senior teammate, ace defensive back Christian Catledge, signed to play at Newberry.

  • Jackets top Vols to open region play

    Buford launched its regular-season baseball season with a 9-5 Region IV-AA win over Andrew Jackson on Tuesday night.
    Andrew Caskey hurled the win, going four innings and allowing no runs, three hits and a walk. He fanned three.
    Andrew Jennings yielded four runs, a hit, hit a batter and walked two.
    Nick Bowers went 1.2 frames and gave up a run, three hits and fanned two. Christian Joplin pitched 1.1 innings and yielded a hit.