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High School Sports

  • Vols edge Eagles for sweep

    PAGELAND – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers pulled off a hardwood sweep of rival Central with a last-second 50-49 victory over the Eagles in Pageland on Tuesday night.
    The Lady Vols, with a late flurry, defeated the Lady Eagles by 20, 48-28.
    The boys game was much tighter, with the AJ boys netting the win at the wire.
    Just before the final buzzer, with the score tied 49-all, AJ’s Jamie Hinson was fouled and had two free throws.
    Hinson missed the first foul shot, but netted the second to give the No. 7 Vols a thrilling 50-49 win.

  • ILHS Lady Warriors roll in rout of Lady Cyclones

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land High Lady Warriors continued their solid Region IV-AAA play, rolling to a 65-18 win over Chester on Tuesday night in the ILHS gym.
    The Lady Warriors’ 37-point win evened the IL girls record at 7-7 overall, 4-1 in region play.
    The IL girls win gave the Warriors a split after the Chester boys rolled to an 80-57 win over the IL boys.
    The Lady Warriors opened strong and cruised to the lopsided win over the Lady Cyclones.

  • Balanced attack keys Lady Jackets to win

    CHERAW – The Buford High girls led from start to finish for a 60-43 win to highlight a road split with Region IV-AA foe Cheraw High on Tuesday.
    The Jackets, in the nightcap, dropped a tough 58-49 loss to the Braves.
    The BHS girls, 5-10, 3-5, opened a 14-10 lead after a period of play and then took control with a 14-5 surge to gain a 28-15 lead at the half.
    The Lady Jackets, on a 19-12 charge, extended their lead to 20, 47-27, before taking the 17-point win.

  • Jackets drop home pair to Lee Central Stallions

    Lee Central, completing a Region IV-AA sweep of host Buford, used a solid finish to foil the Jackets’ upset bid of the No. 5 Lee Central Stallions on Friday night at BHS.
    LCHS snapped a 42-all tie after three periods with a 28-22 surge to take a 70-64 win over the Jackets.
    In the opener, the Lee Central girls rallied in the second half to gain a 34-28 victory.
    The 12-4 Stallions, unbeaten in region play at 6-0, made the most of their foul shots, netting 27-35, including 19 of 27 in the final period.
    The Jackets were 9-22 at the foul line.

  • IL Warriors notch two hoop wins over Griffins

    Indian Land captured a pair of Region IV-AAA home basketball wins in a sweep of Fairfield Central High of Winnsboro at the Warriors’ gym on Friday night.
    The Lady Warriors opened with a 42-39 win and the IL boys capped the sweep with a 52-49 victory over the Griffins.
    The Warriors opened with a good start to take a 12-5 lead after one period, but Fairfield Central stayed close  as the Griffins trailed 28-21 at the half.
    Indian Land led 41-38 with a period to go, and the Warriors held on for the three-point win.

  • Vols post two wins over Knights

    KERSHAW – The host Andrew Jackson Volunteers cruised to a pair of Region IV-AA hoops wins over rival North Central High School on Friday night.
    The Lady Vols posted a 67-44 win and the Volunteer boys finished with a 74-48 win over the Knights.
    The Lady Vols, 12-5, 7-0, came into this rivalry contest with a record of 18-2 over the Lady Knights. The Lady Vols have won both of the prior meetings this season against the Lady Knights.

  • Bruins split with Stallions

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins snapped a three-game slide in Region III-AAAA play, taking a 51-48 win over South Pointe to give LHS a split in the home twin bill Friday night.
    The LHS girls opened with the three-point win, but the Bruins dropped a 62-42 loss to the Stallions in the nightcap.
    The Lady Bruins, 5-8, 2-3, rebounded from a slow start to notch the win.
    South Pointe opened a 9-6 lead after a period of play, but the Lady Bruins responded in the second quarter to take control.

  • Jackets wrestlers making strides

    The Buford High Yellow Jackets wrestling team stands at 6-9-1 on the season, but BHS second-year wrestling coach Garrett Plyler is encouraged with his team’s showing in the last week.

    The Jackets, in a Region IV-AA home match with Cheraw and Chesterfield on Wednesday night, posted a split.

    The Jackets rolled to a 66-12 win over Chesterfield, and dropped a 48-21 loss to Cheraw.

  • Rams rally, net sweep of Jackets

    Lorie Sellers

    For The Lancaster News

    Host Chesterfield High School staged late rallies to take a Region IV-AA basketball twin bill from Buford on Thursday night.

    The game, originally slated for Jan. 6, was played Thursday night after being postponed due to a winter storm earlier this month.

  • Moore shines in International Bowl

    A.R. Rucker Middle School football standout Nygel Moore produced in a big way on a big stage Monday.

    Moore rushed for 123 yards and three touchdowns and earned MVP honors in the Under-15 International Bowl Monday at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, home of the Dallas Cowboys.

    Moore tallied two TDs in the first half of his team’s 41-29 all-star game win.