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High School Sports

  • LHS girls win track meet

    The Lancaster High girls prevailed in a seven-team meet, topping the field with 159 points at Buford High School on April 5.

    The Lady Bruins were followed by host Buford and Cheraw, who tied for second with 89 points each.

    Metrolina Christian Academy was third with 87 points. Central, with 54.5 points, was fifth and followed by McBee (32.5) and Great Falls (18).

    In the boys meet, Central led the way with 127 points and was followed by Lancaster with 124.

  • Cauthen’s homer lifts AJ Volunteers

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers captured a non-region baseball win in dramatic fashion on Tuesday night at AJ.

    The Vols’ John Cauthen opened the AJ seventh inning, smashing a first-pitch home run to lift AJ to a 6-5 win over Class A Lewisville High School.

    Lewisville entered the game as the sixth-ranked team in Class A baseball.

  • Running for Ryan is Saturday

    A highlight of the Lancaster County high school track season – the annual Running for Ryan – is Saturday at the Lancaster High School track.

    The 2016 Running for Ryan, in its 10th year, includes a county track meet featuring all four county high schools at 10 a.m.

  • Jackets edge Bruins, 8-7

    Buford rallied in dramatic fashion to top Lancaster High School 8-7 in baseball action at Buford Park on Monday, April 11.

    The Jackets, 11-8 overall, 8-2 in Region IV-AA play, snapped a 7-all tie in the bottom of the seventh with a single run to top the visiting Bruins.

    Dylan Sistare opened the Yellow Jackets’ seventh inning with a triple to left center field.

  • AJ edges Cheraw in soccer win

    Andrew Jackson evened its high school boys soccer record at 5-5, including a 1-3 Region IV-AA mark, with the Volunteers’ first region win this season at the AJ stadium on Friday night, April 8.

    AJ, which fell to Cheraw, 3-2 earlier this season, rebounded to top the CHS Braves, 2-1 in penalty kicks.

    Cheraw broke on top with a penalty kick to gain a 1-0 lead in the match.

  • Vols golfers net revenge in sweep

    Andrew Jackson posted a links sweep of rivals Lancaster and Buford at the Kershaw Golf Club on Tuesday afternoon.
    The Volunteers, who dropped their lone loss to LHS last week, rebounded to shoot a 145 to top the Bruins, who shot a 155, and Buford High with a 162.
    Logan Sowell, the AJ senior golf ace, shot a three-under 33 to earn medalist honors for the Vols.
    Chandler Norville and Caleb Brown, headed to Spartanburg Methodist to play golf, each carded a 37. Mason Sowell shot a 38.

  • Lady Bruins top Lady Volunteers

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins posted their second regular-season softball win over Andrew Jackson this spring, taking a 6-3 victory at the AJ field on Tuesday night.
    Summer Clinton, who hurled the win, aided the LHS attack with two hits and drove home a run.
    Clinton worked four innings and faced 18 batters. She allowed two runs, two hits and three walks. She struck out one.
    Ariana Ealy went three innings in relief and faced 12 AJ batters. She gave up three hits and a run. Ealy had a hit and tallied a run.

  • Volunteer booters blank Lewisville Lions

    Andrew Jackson blanked Lewisville, 5-0 in a boys prep soccer non-region win on Tuesday night.
    The Vols forged a 2-0 halftime lead on the way to the shutout victory over the Lions.
    Trent Bartell, who notched two goals, opened the scoring as he tallied off a free kick. John Ware put AJ up 2-0 at the break, scoring an unassisted goal. Jared Truesdale made it 3-0 as he scored on a one-on-one with the LHS keeper and was assisted by David Truesdale.

  • Warriors trip Eagles, 4-3

    Indian Land, with a three-run first inning, jumped on visiting Central High School of Pageland on its way to a 4-3 Region IV-AA baseball win on Wednesday.
    Warriors scored in the first on an RBI-single by Hunter Laney, an RBI-single by Jay Hildreth, and a groundout by Reed Lilly.
    Warriors held off Central High School, as the visiting Eagles were unable to overcome a three-run second-inning deficit.
    Central High scored two runs in the sixth inning on a Tommy Eubanks’ RBI-single, but the Warriors held the lead for the region win.

  • IL banking on soccer veterans

    The Indian Land Warriors have finished as the Class AA boys state runner-up four straight seasons and they’re hoping the fifth time is the charm.
    IL, in its final season of Class AA play, sports a strong cast of players for the 2016 high school soccer season.
    Senior midfielder Garrett Gerdes, the Warriors’ 2015 MVP and Region IV-AA Player of the year, heads the returnees.
    He has plenty of support in senior midfielder Matthew Medlock, the Warriors’ Defensive MVP who posted two goals and five assists last season for the 16-5 IL boys,