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High School Sports

  • Warriors edge Stallions for Comporium crown

    Indian Land completed a 4-0 run to win the annual Comporium Preseason Invitational baseball tournament, defeating South Pointe, 9-8 in the championship game Saturday night at Andrew Jackson High School.

    ILHS shortstop Daniel Gueldner, an all-tournament selection along with Warriors’ ace pitcher Nolan Bolt, drove in the winning run with a walk.

    Gueldner, on the day, had a hit, RBI, two walks and scored two runs.

  • Spencer’s HBP lifts Jackets by Bruins, 3-2 in Monday victory

    Buford High School batter Spencer Funderburk took one for the team and it resulted in a 3-2 win over rival Lancaster High School at Buford Park on Monday night.

    Funderburk, with the bases loaded and two out, was hit by a pitch to force home Noah Vincent with the winning run in the victory over the Bruins.

    Ryan Moore, Dylan Sistare and Brett Sistare each had two hits to lead the Jackets’ attack. Moore drove in a run.

  • Buford girls win, go to 2-0

    The Buford High School girls soccer team upped its record to 2-0 with a 2-0 win over the Governors School on Friday night.

    Payton Howell scored the winning goal in the 27th minute off a cross from Victoria Hinson.

    Hinson scored the second goal in the second half at the 57th minute.

    Keeper Tory Knight posted her second shutout of the season.

    The Jackets played Andrew Jackson at home Tuesday.

  • Experienced Warriors optimistic about upcoming baseball season

    The Indian Land High School baseball team has its share of experience and optimism as the Warriors enter their first season on the diamond in Class AAA.

    The Warriors, under third-year coach Joey Robinson, have a solid cast back from the 2016 team, which finished 15-12 and the district runner-up in Class AA.

  • Warriors earn title game bid

    Indian Land, unbeaten in three tournament pool games in the AJ bracket, earned a berth in the Comporium Preseason Invitational title game with an 8-0 win over Lancaster.

    The Warriors, behind the work of three hurlers who combined to allow a hit, topped the Bruins, 8-0 at Andrew Jackson High School on Thursday afternoon.

    Seth Bevans earned the win for the Warriors, working five innings, surrendering no runs, a hit and a walk.

    Bevans struck out five.

  • Bruins’ Nehemiah McGriff picked for North-South game

    Lancaster High School senior basketball star Nehemiah McGriff will cap his prep hoops career in grand style later this month.

    McGriff, a 6-foot-6 performer, has been selected to play in the annual North-South All-Star boys basketball game at Lexington High School on March 18.

    McGriff, who signed with Limestone College in the early signing period last fall, played four seasons of basketball for the Bruins.

  • Lady Warriors defeat Bruins in soccer play

    Indian Land improved to 2-1-1 on the season as the Lady Warriors blanked Lancaster High 6-0 in girls soccer at the ILHS Reservation on Thursday night.

    The Lady Warriors built a 1-0 halftime lead and added five second-half goals on the way to the win.

    Summer Bishop scored twice, while Emily Gerdes, Shelby Ryberg, Kelsey Long and Emily Jordan each tallied a goal. Abby Curry also had an assist for the ILHS girls.

  • Jackets’ Barton caps mat career In N-S Classic

    Dakota Barton’s third goal for the 2016-17 high school wrestling season will be reached this weekend.

    Barton, coming off his second-straight Class A-AA 220-pound state wrestling championship, will be in action this weekend for the final time in his Jackets’ mat career.

    Barton, a senior, is set to compete in the 29th annual North-South All-Star Wrestling Classic at North Myrtle Beach High School.

  • Buford, AJ unbeaten in softball tournament

    The host Buford High School Lady Jackets and Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers are each 2-0 in pool play for the 2017 preseason varsity softball tournament at the BHS field.

    Buford, the defending Class AA state champion, has posted a pair of shutouts in its two pool play tournament games.

    The BHS girls opened with a 10-0 win over Class AAA foe Chester on Monday and downed Central High School of Pageland, 7-0.

  • Lancers take three from Patriots

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers captured three of four games over the Patrick Henry Community College Patriots over the weekend at the Lancaster High School field.

    The Lancers capped the four-game series with two lopsided wins in five innings – 19-6 and 15-4.

    The 18-3 Lancers took control with 16 runs in the bottom of the second on four home runs.