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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Unbeaten Lady Jackets blank NCHS

    The fifth-ranked Buford High School girls soccer team, 12-0, beat North Central, 6-0 Tuesday night.

    BHS senior goalkeeper Tory Knight recorded her 10th shutout of the season. Victoria Hinson and Emma Larson led the scoring with two goals each.

    Kaylee Ghent and Chaney Smith each scored one. Buford hosts Chester tonight.

    Lady Bruins win

  • Collins pleased with LHS liftathon

    Lancaster High School head football coach Bobby Collins said he was pleased with the Bruins’ third annual liftathon held in the LHS gym Saturday.

    “We felt it went well,” Collins said. “We had a good turnout from the community with our parents and it was good to see our area board members, Mr. Bill Sumner and Tyrom Faulkner in here supporting our student-athletes.

  • LHS golfers net sweep

    The undefeated Lancaster Bruins golf team, 11-0, swept a three-way match with county golf opponents Buford and Andrew Jackson high schools on Tuesday at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The Bruins shot a five-under 149 to top the field, with Brady Hinkle posting a three-under 33 to pace the LHS team.

    Trey Crenshaw carded an even-par 36 and Mason Tucker had a 39 and Baylee Evans finished with a 41.

  • Cubs set to open season on Saturday

    The baseball team formerly known as the Carolina Marlins has a new name and home field.

    The Marlins are now the Carolina Cubs who play their home games at the Great Falls High School baseball field, located at Ballpark Road in Great Falls, 29055.

    All Cubs’ home games begin at 4 p.m.

    The Cubs, led by coach Kelvin Whitener, open their 2017 season Saturday when they play at 4 p.m. against the Antreville A’s at the GFHS baseball field.

  • Cougars take win over LHS

    The Lancaster Bruins dropped a 10-0 road loss to York High School on Friday night.

    The loss dropped LHS to 5-5 overall, 2-4 in region play.

    Austin Catoe led the Bruins offense with two hits. Jamias Shropshire, Evan Hardin and Logan Phillips each had a hit for LHS.

    Hardin went 2.1 innings and allowed three runs. Phillips went three frames and gave up three runs.

  • Lancers sweep USCS Fire Ants

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers improved to 30-11 on the season, completing a four-game series sweep of USC Sumter on Sunday.

    The Lancers, 5-3 in Region X play, prevailed 12-1 and 3-1 over the USCS Fire Ants.

    In the nightcap, the Lancers laced Sumter, 12-1 behind a 14-hit attack.

    Nick Cicci led the USCL offense with three hits and drove in a run. Evan Flynn drilled two hits, including a double, and drove in three runs.

  • Lady Bruins trip York, 4-2 Friday night

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins softball team pushed their record to 10-0, 6-0 in region play with a 4-2 win over region foe York on Friday night.

    The game was originally set for Friday, but moved to Thursday with the forecast of rain last week. The game was switched back to Friday when LHS played one game.

  • Lady Warriors stepping up to challenge in Class AAA soccer

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors, through 14 matches this season, have nine wins, and ILHS veteran girls soccer coach Mark Bonda said he feels his team is coming around.

    Early on, the Lady Warriors were bit hard by the injury bug, but some of those injured players are returning to action.

    “We are now starting to get healthy,” Bonda said.