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High School Sports

  • Lady Vols, Warriors tops in Region IV-AA track

    The Andrew Jackson girls and Indian Land boys each captured Region IV-AA track titles at the region meet at North Central High School on Tuesday.
    The AJ girls, with their second straight region title, had 141 points, followed by Indian Land 135, Cheraw 92, Buford 64, Central 42, North Central 33 and Chesterfield 32.
    The IL boys prevailed with 206 points, with Central second at 124. North Central 54, Chesterfield 51, Cheraw 50, Buford 45 and AJ 17 followed.

  • County trio in prep softball playoffs

    Three Lancaster County prep softball teams are heading to the playoffs.
    Buford, the Region IV-AA champion with a 12-0 record, will be at home Thursday when the Lady Jackets will face an undetermined foe out of Region III, which was deciding its final finishes with region play-off tiebreakers this week.
    BHS is slated to open the playoffs at 6 p.m. Thursday at home.
    Buford, 16-4, dropped its regular-season finale, falling to Parkwood of Union County, N.C., 8-1 on Monday.

  • Vols golfers now 30-1

    The Andrew Jackson High golf team moved its links mark to 30-1 on the season, defeating Midlands teams Blythewood and Westwood at the Columbia Country Club on Monday.
    The Volunteers shot a 151 to top Blythewood’s 178 and a 190 for Westwood High School.
    AJ senior ace Logan Sowell shot a one-under 35 to earn medalist honors.
    Emily Cox carded a 36.
    Chandler Norville, Dakota Roberts and Mason Sowell each posted a 40.
    Caleb Brown finished with a 42.

  • Lady Bruins booters shell Union County

    The Lancaster High Lady Bruins dominated in a senior night soccer rout of Union County High School with a 12-0 win over the Lady Yellow Jackets on Monday night at Memorial Stadium.
    Peyton Patterson paced the Lady Bruins with four goals, three in the first half, with three assists. Kayla Bailey scored two goals and added three assists.
    Heather McCain tallied two goals to aid the LHS girls.
    Michaela Burton scored a goal and added three assists.
    Ashlee Lane scored a goal and assisted Katelyn Prete on her first varsity goal.

  • Jackets swarm Bruins in 11-1 victory

    Buford, in impressive fashion, completed a season’s sweep of host Lancaster with an 11-1 win over the Bruins at LHS’s Doomsday Corner on Monday night.
    The 14-10 Jackets, who topped Lancaster, 8-7 on April 11, struck early, taking a 6-0 lead on the strength of the long ball.
    Eric Miles belted a first-inning grand slam and Druw Rollings smashed a second-inning two-run shot to spark the Jackets’ early surge.

  • Bruins capture KLS meet

    Host Lancaster High School captured top honors in the 10th annual Running for Ryan KLS county track meet held at the LHS track on Saturday.
    The annual meet, held in memory of Ryan McKinney, a former Bruins’ track athlete who graduated at LHS in 2004, featured all four county teams. McKinney died in 2006 and since that time, his mother, Donna White-Bailey, has been on a mission to raise awareness for Kleine Levin Syndrome (KLS).
    Lancaster led the way with 194 points, followed by Indian Land with 127, Andrew Jackson with 73 and Buford 69.

  • High school soccer roundup

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets evened their record at 9-9 on the season, taking a 3-1 home win over county rival Andrew Jackson in Region IV-AA play.

    The Lady Jackets’ Victoria Hinson scored three goals to lead BHS to the win. Hinson has a school record 31 goals on the season, 47 career goals.

    Emma Larson had an assist for the BHS girls. BHS keeper Tory Knight posted three saves.

  • Bruins claw Centurions, 9-2

    Lancaster capped Region III-AAA baseball play, rolling to a 9-2 win over region runner-up Broome on Thursday night at Doomsday Corner.

    The Bruins’ seven-run win gave LHS, 10-7 overall record, a 5-5 region mark.

  • Wemes’ blast lifts the Lady Jackets

    Buford’s Kristin Wemes connected on a towering two-run home run to lift the Lady Jackets to an 8-6 win over Lancaster in nine innings at the LHS softball field on Thursday night.

    Wemes’ long home run came an inning after Lancaster had ignited for two runs to tie the game at 6-all and force a second extra inning.

  • Davis to play for Pioneers

    Gabby Davis, as a three-sport standout at Buford High School, has had her share of shining moments, but it’s volleyball that’s going to take her to the next level.

    Davis, a 5-11 star outside hitter for the Lady Jackets, is bound for Spartanburg Methodist College to play for the Pioneers.

    As family and friends witnessed Thursday afternoon, she made it official signing with the NJCAA Region X school in the BHS conference room.