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High School Sports

  • Central tops Jackets, 30-14

    PAGELAND – Buford had tough going at Central Pageland on Friday night, falling to the Eagles, 30-14.

    Central’s running game proved vital in the Eagles’ 16-point win. Two CHS running backs and quarterback Quan Chambers combined for 310 rushing yards.

    Buford, rated No. 12 in Class AA, on the other hand, couldn’t muster much offense. The Jackets had 160 total yards. BHS quarterback Ryan Moore passed for 126 yards and Dalton Small led the ground attack with 39 yards.

    Early on, it looked to be a well-matched game.

  • Stallions dash by Vols, 26-14

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers found defensive traction in the second half of their homecoming game against Lee Central, but it was not enough to overcome the talented Stallions.

    The gallant Volunteers fell to the Stallions, 26-14.

    AJ took the ball first for a seven-play drive for 38 yards, but a field goal fell short. Chaz DeBruhl keyed the drive with a 32-yard pass to Bailey Johnson.

  • Murphy-led Dogs bite Warriors

    Lee McManus

    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – The Camden Bulldogs entered their game with Indian Land needing a win to make the Class AAA Upper State football playoffs.

    The Bulldogs, 2-7, 1-2, brought their running game in Jericho Murphy, and he responded with 267 yards rushing on 24 carries and three touchdowns to go with a stingy second-half Bulldog defense for a 31-17 win over the Warriors.

    Indian Land forced a Camden punt and quickly moved to the Bulldogs’ 25.

  • Barnes, McKittrick set to play in North-South game

    Two Lancaster County football standouts have been selected to play in the annual Touchstone Energy Cooperatives North-South Bowl on Dec. 9.

    Lancaster Bruins’ offensive lineman Kevius Barnes and Andrew Jackson High Volunteers lineman Dalton McKittrick were selected to the play on the North team.

    The game, which features the state’s top senior football players, is played at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach.

    The game kicks off at 12:30 p.m.

    Read more in the Wednesday edition of The Lancaster News.

  • Buford, ILHS volleyball teams look to second round matches

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets and Indian Land Lady Warriors volleyball teams look to extend their seasons with second-round playoff matches Monday.

    The 16-1 BHS girls, the Region IV-AA champions, host Christ Church of Greenville in a second-round match at 6 p.m. in the Class AA Upper State volleyball playoffs.

    Indian Land, the Region III-AAA runner-up, will venture to Chapman for a second-round clash.

    BHS blanked Eau Claire of Columbia 3-0 to open the playoffs.

    The Lady Jackets prevailed 25-7, 25-12 and 25-5.

  • County trio reaps grid honors

    FORT MILL – Three Lancaster County high school football standouts – two from Indian Land and one from Lancaster – earned accolades at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.

    Lancaster High School offensive lineman Jaren Watts was saluted along with Indian Land’s Jacob Carroll and Jessie Mace.

  • Threatt wins Run with the Bruins 5K in record effort

    A record effort highlighted the eighth annual Run with the Bruins 5K on Oct. 14 at Memorial Stadium.

    A field of 200-plus came together on Stadium Drive to run, walk and cheer for each other on the 5K course of the LHS cross country team.

    The morning started with a quarter-mile kids fun run where Wade Sutton, 6, won.

    The 5K run/walk followed, with EJ Threatt of Pageland winning, setting a new Run with the Bruins record of 17:59 to top the 59-runner field.

  • Sistare takes Pigskin Picks top spot

    Lori Sistare “Bright” is shining brightest at the peak of the Pigskin Picks this week.

    Sistare’s 13-7 week vaulted her into first place ahead of sister picker Mandy Catoe, who slipped with an 11-9 showing.

    Catoe held a one-game edge, but Sistare shot to first.

    Sistare, an avid Gamecocks fan, was happy with the USC win, but savored it in splendid fashion as the Gamecocks held on to top Rocky Top with a 15-9 road win to give her the Picks lead.

  • Lady Bruins’ Evans AAAA Upstate tourney medalist

    Lancaster High School senior golfer Baylee Evans, playing as an individual in the Class AAAA Upper State tournament, led the field as the medalist with a 75 on Monday at the Southern Oaks Golf Club in Easley.

    Evans, who earlier in the season finished in a tie for seventh at the High School Invitational by the Women’s South Carolina Golf Association in Beaufort with a 149 (74-75), carded a 37-38, which included two birdies.

  • IL’s Makowski plays hard

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School head football coach Horatio Blades can count on Warriors’ senior defensive lineman William Makowski because, as Blades said, he’s accountable.

    “William is one of the best kids I’ve ever been around,” Blades said. “He’s the epitome of a team player and doesn’t make excuses.

    “William has a lot of ‘want to’ in his play, “ Blades said.