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High School Sports

  • LCST Piranhas down Gators

    The Lancaster Piranhas earned their second straight win, downing the Lake Wylie Landing Gators as part of a reset double dual meet with River Hills on Monday.

    The LCST Piranhas, 2-1, topped River Hills, 326.5-259.5 and the LW Landing Gators, 316-259.

    The LCST, in the 57-point win over the Gators, was led by Isabella Thorpe, Tamra Tipton, Makenzy Mills and Fletcher Armbrust who had three firsts each.

    Taylor Teague, Will Wilson, Olivia Thorpe, Alex Trimnal and Ryder Lucas posted two wins apiece to aid the Piranhas.

  • Mangano sizzles at Edgewater

    Lancaster High School golfer Nick Mangano’s play was stellar in the boys 15-18 age group tournament at the Edgewater Golf Club to highlight the Lancaster chapter’s second tournament of the 2017 season.

    Mangano, an all-region golfer for the Region III-AAAA champion team, shot a four-under 68 over 18 holes at Edgewater to take a five-shot win in the S.C. Junior Golf Association’s local chapter tourney.

    Junior golfers, ages 13-up, played Edgewater on Monday, while the juniors, ages 12 under, competed at the Lancaster Golf Club.

  • Sullivan, Ames in North-South games this week

    A pair of Lancaster County high school softball stars will be in the spotlight at the annual Coaches Association of Women’s Sports North-South All-Star games this week at the University of South Carolina Aiken.

    Lancaster High School star third baseman Jada Ames, a veteran member of the LHS girls softball team, along with Buford High School star hurler Sydney Sullivan will play in the games which began Tuesday at USCA.

    The North-South All-Star tournament continues through Thursday.

  • Piranhas prevail over Sharks

    The Lancaster County Piranhas swim team evened its record at 1-1 with a 326.5 to 259.5 road win over the River Hills Sharks on Tuesday.

    The Lancaster County swimmers were boosted by the Piranhas girls who downed River Hills, 195-98.

    The River Hills boys topped the Piranhas, posting 161.5-131.5 win.

    Lancaster was led by Isabella Thorpe, Tamara Tipton, Makenzy Mills, Brayden Russell, Nathan Reid and Fletcher Armbrust who each posted three wins in the meet.

    Double winners include Mallory McDow, Will Wilson and Taylor Teague.

  • P-31 rips Chester for first win

    Lancaster Post 31 broke into the win column in a big way, rolling to an 18-5 win over Chester Post 27 at Eggleton Field on Monday night.

    Lancaster, 0-5 entering the game, ignited in the opening frame to score seven runs and take control on the way to the American Legion baseball League V win.

    The early seven-run surge was enough to give P-31 the edge and the Lancaster team rolled from that point.

    Trey Rollings opened the first inning with a single and Christian Joplin, with an out, followed with a run-scoring single.

  • Post 31 falls to Fort Mill

    Lancaster Post 31 will return to Legion baseball League V play Monday when P-31 faces Chester Post 27 in week three of the regular season.

    Lancaster, 0-5, is still in search of its first win on the 2017 Legion baseball campaign.

    The League V regular season, in a new format, has a best-of-three series each week between two league teams. Lancaster went 0-2 with York Post 66 in week one, with a game rained out that week. The contest with York, a P-31 home game, has not been reset.

  • Local junior golfers launch 2017 season

    Lancaster High School standout golfer Trey Crenshaw shot an even-par 72 to take a one-shot win to highlight action in the boys 13-14 age group at the 2017 Lancaster chapter opener of the S.C. Junior Golf Association on Monday at Lancaster Golf Club.

    Crenshaw’s 72 gave him a narrow win over fellow LHS golfer Mason Tucker, a close second with a one-over 73. Tucker tallied four birdies.

    Crenshaw’s effort included a 35-37 with five birdies and nine pars on the day.

  • Post 31 drops home opener

    Lancaster Post 31 fell to 0-3 on the season, dropping an 11-5 loss to Fort Mill Post 43 in the P-31 American Legion baseball League V home opener at Eggleton Field on Tuesday night.

    Lancaster stayed within striking distance for most of the night, but was unable to get the clutch hit in dropping the six-run loss to Post 43.

    Neil Taylor, coming off his freshman season at Erskine College after playing at Lancaster High in 2016, drilled a two-run homer in the Post 31 first inning.

  • Hinson leads BHS girls soccer honors

    Buford High School senior striker Victoria Hinson led the Lady Jackets’ soccer honors for the 2017 season.

    Hinson, the team MVP, was also selected as the Region IV-AA Player of the Year for girls soccer. 

    Hinson, an all-region pick, led the Lady Jackets of coach Bob Bowen with a team-high 36 goals and eight assists on the BHS girls’ 16-1 season.

    Buford posted a 16-0 mark in regular-season play.

  • Piranhas open 2017 swim season

    The Lancaster Piranhas youth swim team opened their 2017 season with a non-region meet with Fort Mill at the Lancaster County pool on Thursday.
    The Lancaster swim team, led by first-year coach Daniela Sanchez Gelpke, will open its season in the Metrolina Swim League on Monday with a home meet with River Hills.
    Following the meet with River Hills, the Piranhas will return to action June 12 with an away meet with Lake Wylie.
    Lancaster will host Tega Cay on June 15.
    The LC Pirranhas will swim at Rock Hill Country Club on June 19.