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High School Sports

  • Lady Bruins blank SPHS

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins posted a pair of soccer wins over Region IV-AAAA foe South Pointe on Tuesday night.

    The LHS varsity took a 3-0 win and the jayvee team notched a 3-1 win.

    In the varsity match, Michaela Burton scored twice on break-away goals assisted by Kendra Haddox and Lydia Plyler.

    Kendra Haddox ended the scoring on a wonderful interception and attack of the goal from 16 yards out.

  • Jackets trip Vols, 6-4

    Buford snapped a two-game losing skid in Region IV-AA baseball play, taking a 6-4 home win over Andrew Jackson on Friday night.

    BHS used a three-run fourth inning to build a 6-2 lead before AJ scored single runs to make it close, but the Jackets held on for the win.

    Dylan Sistare’s bases-clearing double keyed the Jackets’ three-run rally in the fourth to give BHS the runs needed for the victory.

    Sistare had a double, three RBIs and scored a run.

  • Lady Vols down rival Buford, 4-2

    Andrew Jackson snapped a 2-all draw with two runs in the sixth inning to take a 4-2 win over rival Buford at BHS on Friday.

    Morgan Hendrix hurled the win, while BHS ace Sydney Sullivan took the loss.

    Hendrix sparked the Lady Vols with a two-run home run in the AJ sixth.

    Kinsley Adams and Cassidy McKittrick each added a hit for the Lady Vols.

    Morgan Deese, Hunter Allen and Tiffani Patterson each had a hit for the Lady Jackets.

  • Buford High ups soccer mark to 9-0

    The Buford High girls soccer team pushed their unbeaten mark to 9-0 with an 8-0 win over Forest Hills High School of Union County, N.C., on Thursday night.

    Buford’s Victoria Hinson led all scorers with three goals. Payton Howell tallied two goals.

    Isabella Jones, Kaylee Ghent and Emma Larson each had one.

    Buford senior keeper Tory Knight recorded her eighth shutout of the season.

  • Bruins ready to defend region soccer crown

    The Lancaster High School Bruins soccer team produced a landmark season last spring with a first-ever region crown and a playoff win.

    Second-year head coach Adam Nelson, in his fifth season with the Bruins program, said he thinks his team can continue that success.

    “I fully expect us to compete for the region title this year,” Nelson said. “I genuinely believe we can win it. I have high expectations for the boys and I think we have realistic targets this season.”

  • Team play key for LHS girls soccer

    Defending Region champion Lancaster, which went 15-6 last season, appears to be back on track after some early-season soccer struggles.

    The Lady Bruins, 5-7, 2-1, have won two straight to snap a six-game skid.

    Lancaster opened the season, winning the Lugoff-Elgin High School Kickoff Classic at Lugoff-Elgin High, but then slipped before recently regaining its form.

  • Experienced Jackets looking for solid season

    Staff Reports

    The Buford High School boys soccer team is looking to continue its steady progress this season.

    The 2015 Jackets captured three wins, and followed with 10 wins, including a 3-3 Region IV-AA mark and a second-round postseason bid.

    Buford, building off its experience, is 7-2, 2-0 on the season, including a six-match win streak.

  • Lady Bruins top Lady Vols

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins kept their regular-season diamond record clean at 6-0 with a 5-0 home win over Class AA county rival Andrew Jackson High School on Thursday at the LHS field.

    The LHS girls’ win gave the Lady Bruins a season sweep of the Lady Vols, who dropped an 8-4 loss at AJHS on March 9.

    Lancaster High junior pitcher Summer Clinton hurled a two-hitter to boost the LHS victory.

  • Warriors net win over Bruins

    Indian Land High School freshman Gavin Dunlop scored two goals to boost the Warriors to a 2-0 win over county rival Lancaster High School at Memorial Stadium on Thursday night.

    The Warriors, 5-2, were coming off a 4-2 Region IV-AAA win over Camden High School on Tuesday night.

  • Bruins blank Warriors, 7-0

    The Lancaster Bruins completed a regular-season sweep of county rival Indian Land, taking a 7-0 win over the host Warriors on Wednesday night.

    LHS, 4-3, 1-2, topped the Warriors, 12-11 in extra innings at Doomsday Corner on March 8.

    Bruins’ right-hander Anson Taylor hurled a four-hit shutout to aid the Lancaster win.