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High School Sports

  • Volunteers, Jackets wrestlers garner all-region accolades

    Region IV-AA wrestling champion Andrew Jackson along with Buford each had five wrestlers named to the all-region team for the 2017-18 season.

    AJ, the region champion with a 7-1 mark, was led by Matthew Kirk (113), Hunter Haven (152) and Kalab Haven (170).

    The region coaches also voted six wrestlers honored as at-large selections from the 14 weight classes, which included the Volunteers’ Dalton Mackey (120) and Tyleik Elder (145).

  • IL Warrior wrestlers win seven region titles

    The Region IV-AAA wrestling champion Indian Land High School had seven Warriors earn individual region weight class championships at the tournament Wednesday night in Camden.

    The Warriors, fresh off winning the region dual team championship with four wins, including two shutouts last Saturday afternoon, placed 11 wrestlers in the region individual tournament finals at CHS.

  • Lady Jackets win for split with Rams

    Lorie Sellers

    For The Lancaster News

    CHESTERFIELD – The Buford High girls led from start to finish to highlight a Region IV-AA hoops split with a 61-50 win over Chesterfield on Tuesday night at CHS.

    The Jackets, in the nightcap, dropped a 60-51 loss to the Rams.

    The Buford Lady Jackets, 10-9, 4-5, opened an early lead and stayed on top to take the 11-point road win.

    BHS took a 19-10 first-period lead and held the upper hand, 32-28 at the half.

  • Lady Bruins win earns LHS split

    FORT MILL – The Lancaster Lady Bruins opened strong, but the LHS boys couldn’t complete the hardwood task in a non-region split at Fort Mill High School on Wednesday night.

    The game, a make-up contest, saw the LHS girls roll to a 45-24 win, but the Bruins dropped a 57-42 loss to Fort Mill in the nightcap.

    The Lancaster girls, 9-7, 2-5, opened an early lead and stayed in control for the 21-point win for the season sweep of the FMHS Lady Yellow Jackets.

    Lancaster took a 49-32 home win over the Fort Mill girls on Dec. 5.

  • Blazers ignite, blaze to wins over Bruins

    The Ridge View Blazers, true to their nickname, blazed in the second half in a Region III-AAAA sweep of host Lancaster High School on Tuesday night.

    The Lady Bruins, locked in a tight hardwood battle with the Lady Blazers, dropped a 73-48 loss in the varsity opener.

    In the nightcap, the Bruins, much like the girls, were close at the half before the Blazers ignited for the 74-45 win.

    In the boys game, Lancaster trailed 28-26 at the half, but RVHS stormed in the second half to secure the 29-point win.

  • Lady Vols roll in split with ILHS

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – Another game closer to the Class AA playoffs, the Andrew Jackson Lady Vols scored a 51-point, non-region victory over the Indian Land Lady Warriors, 71-20 on Tuesday night.

    The boys game was much closer, with the Warriors surging in the final minutes for a 55-48 victory over the Volunteers.

    A lack of Lady Warriors defense was evident as the Lady Vols used teamwork and smart play to secure their lopsided win.

  • Lady Vols trounce Braves in region play

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The surging Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers drove toward the Class AA Upper State basketball playoffs with another solid win Friday night.
    The No. 7 Lady Vols topped the Cheraw Lady Braves, 44-38 at home for a Region IV-AA split.
    The AJ boys came up 10 points short in their battle with the Braves, falling 67-57.
    The Lady Vols took charge with a two-point lead in the first quarter, 11-9.

  • Bruins win two at home over Cougars

    Lancaster came on late, and it proved timely as the Bruins registered a 51-49 win over York to cap a Region III-AAAA basketball sweep Friday night at LHS.
    The LHS girls opened the twin bill with a 55-46 win over the Lady Cougars.
    Bruins’ junior guard Kemarkio Cloud’s driving layup with 10.8 seconds lifted Lancaster to the win, its third straight in region hoops play.
    “I can’t say enough about Kemarkio’s play,” Bruins coach Ricardo Priester said. “He gave us key leadership at a crucial point.

  • Cyclones top Warriors twice in region play

    INDIAN LAND – Visiting Chester took two from Indian Land on Friday night in Region IV-AAA hoops play.
    The Cyclones, in the boys’ game, swept to victory in the second half to complete a sweep of ILHS.
    In the opener, the Lady Warriors’ winless season continued in a 45-29 loss to the Lady Cyclones.
    The nightcap saw Chester charge in the second half for an 83-59 win over the Warriors.
    ILHS bolted to an 18-10 lead after one period and the Warriors were still on top at the break, holding a 35-32 edge.

  • Vols capture region mat title

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson wrestling team captured its first Region IV-AA mat title, going 3-1 on Saturday for a 7-1 region record for the season and the league title.
    AJ, a school-record 25-9 this season in its sixth year of prep wrestling, defeated Buford 38-37, Chesterfield 63-18 and Cheraw 48-33, with the Vols’ lone loss on the day to rival North Central, 36-33.
    The Vols’ overall 7-1 mark gave AJ the region crown.