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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • AJ’s Wright, James lead boys honors

    The 2016-17 Lancaster County boys basketball season belonged to the Andrew Jackson Volunteers.

    AJ veteran head coach Danny Wright and Vols junior star Dontarius James led the way in county hardwood success.

    Wright is The Lancaster News boys’ basketball Coach of the Year and James is The News’ Player of the Year.

  • Lady Bruins rout Ridge View, 15-0

    The Lancaster High Lady Bruins improved to 11-0, 7-0 in region play with a 15-0 softball win over host Ridge View on Tuesday night.

    LHS scored 12 runs in the first inning and added three in the second for the win in three innings.

    Gracie Revels led the offense with three hits, including two home runs, four RBIs and scored twice. Ashley Abbott had two hits, scored three runs and drove in a run.