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High School Sports

  • Lady Bruins rally to top Lady Jackets

    Lancaster edged county foe Buford, 6-5 for a tight softball win at BHS on Wednesday night.
    Buford tied the game at 5-all in the bottom of the sixth on a Jensen Shelby home run.
    In the top of the seventh, LHS’s Jada Ames led off with a solid hit to shortstop and reached first on an errant throw. Summer Clinton moved Ames to second on a sacrifice bunt.
    Ari Ealy then hit a tough blooper to the second baseman, making her turn her back to the field.

  • Warriors ignite, belt Vols

    Indian Land used an eight-run explosion in the second inning to spark the host Warriors to an 11-3 Region IV-AA win over Andrew Jackson High School on Wednesday.
    Seth Bevans ripped a two-run single, Hunter Laney drilled a two-run double and Reed Lilly had a RBI-single to key the IL rally.
    Daniel Gueldner racked up three RBIs on two hits for the  Warriors. He singled in the second inning and tripled in the fifth inning.
    Jay Hildreth supplied three hits and scored twice.

  • Jackets’ Elliott wheeling to history

    Buford High School senior track team member John Elliott takes a backseat to none.
    In fact as far as S.C. high school track goes, Elliott is first and that will never change.
    Elliott, born with spina bifida, is a handicapped athlete, but he has found a way to compete this season.
    He is the first Palmetto State high school athlete to compete in the wheel chair 100-meter dash.
    To date, he has competed in five meets, including his debut at Lancaster High School on March 10 where he posted a 50.68 time.

  • Lady Warriors bidding to make diamond strides

    The Indian Land High Lady Warriors’ softball team is off to a slow start, but hopes to pick up its play as the season moves on this spring.
    The IL girls, who went 17-8 last season, are 2-10, 2-3 at the Easter break point in their season.
    The Lady Warriors sport a young squad with no seniors and only a pair of juniors.
    Coach Nicole Ritter has eighth-grader Chelsi Mackey and Danyelle McCorkle, a sophomore, handling the pitching duties.

  • Jackets split in tourney

    Buford split two baseball games to open play in the Cheraw Diamond Challenge at Cheraw High School on Monday.
    The Jackets rallied to post a 4-3 comeback win over Darlington, but dropped a 9-0 loss to Latta at CHS.
    The Jackets, in the one-run win over the DHS Falcons, trailed 3-2 in the bottom of the fifth inning, but rallied for a run to tie the game to force extra innings and BHS scored the winning run in the sixth inning.  The tournament games are regulation five innings as opposed to seven innings for regular-season games.

  • AJ soccer making strides with new system

    First-year Andrew Jackson High School boys’ soccer coach Alex Tarque said his team is making strides as the Vols learn a new system.
    “Our players are adjusting really well to the new system,” Tarque said. “I am pleased with them.
    “I like the attitude  of our players and they want to learn and improve,” Tarque said.
    The AJ offense has key players in senior striker John Ware, freshman center midfielder Jared Truesdale and sophomore Bryce Phillips.

  • Lady Bruins lace Lady Warriors in home win

    Host Lancaster rolled to a 15-5 win over Class AA foe Indian Land on Wednesday night.
    DeAsia Fisher led the Lady Bruins’ offense with three hits, scored three runs and drove in three runs. Jada Ames drilled two hits, drove in four runs, scored three runs and drew a walk.
    Ariana Ealy had two hits, three RBIs and tallied a run. Gracie Revels drilled a hit, scored four runs and drove in a run.
    Alexus Lowery and Sydney Cauthen each had a hit, drove in a run and scored a run. Jordan Pomnitz had a hit.

  • Lady Bruins key North in all-star game win

    Coach Ronnie Robinson said he was proud of the Lady Bruins’ effort in the annual North-South All-Star basketball game at Lexington High School on Saturday.
    Robinson, an assistant coach on the North team, saw the Upstate stars take a 78-65 win over the South.
    Lancaster High Lady Bruins’ senior stars Malia Rivers and Keyotta Garris played on the winning North team. Rivers hit four points in the 13-point victory.
    “I thought Malia and Keyotta played well and represented us with solid play,” Robinson said.

  • Bruins net 2-1 soccer region road win over SPHS Stallions

    The Lancaster High School boys soccer team posted its first win over South Pointe since the 2011 campaign, taking a 1-0 win over the host Stallions.
    Bruins’ freshman Christian Diaz, off a Tyler Deese assist on a free kick, tallied the lone goal of the match.
    LHS keeper Ben Rivers posted the shutout.
    Lancaster improved to 5-4, 4-0 in region play.
    Lancaster visits Clinton to face the Red Devils tonight.
    Vols fall to Cycs
    Andrew Jackson, on March 9, traveled over to Chester and brought back a 3-1 win.

  • Bruins seek to rebound on diamond

    Lancaster dipped to 7-3, 3-2 in region play, after dropping a 4-0 road baseball loss to Broome High School in Spartanburg on Tuesday night.
    The Centurions snapped a scoreless draw in the fifth inning with three runs and added a single score in the sixth inning for the shutout win over Lancaster.
    Bruins’ senior Neil Taylor, in five frames, allowed two hits, three runs, one earned run, and four walks. Taylor tallied five strikeouts.
    Chris Sinclair hurled a third of an inning and yielded a run on two walks.