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High School Sports

  • Warriors sweep, advance

     

    BUFORD – Indian Land, in a do-or-die situation, delivered twice to stay alive in postseason baseball play.

    The surging Warriors advanced to the Class AA Upper State championship baseball series with a sweep of Buford at Buford Park on Wednesday, May 7.

  • Owls sign Bruins' Patterson

     

    In nine seasons at Lancaster High School, Bruins basketball coach Ricardo Priester has had 12 players sign to play college basketball.

    The latest is LHS senior E.J. Patterson who is headed to Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, N.C., to play for the Owls.

  • Lady Bruins soccer tops Blue Eagles

     

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins will wrap up regular-season Region III-AAAA soccer play today as they visit Northwestern in league play.

    The Lady Bruins are coming off a 4-1 win over Clover to give the Lancaster girls a season’s sweep of the Lady Blue Eagles.

  • Lady Vols face Lady Jackets for district crown

     

    Andrew Jackson faces county rival Buford for the Class AA Upper State District IV softball championship Wednesday, May 7 at the Lady Volunteers field.

    AJ, unbeaten in the double-eliminatioin field, needs one win today at 5:30 to advance to the Class AA Upper State championship round.

  • Jackets to battle Warriors

     

    Buford High stayed unbeaten in postseason Class AA Upper State District III baseball play, while Indian Land stayed alive in the playoffs.

    Buford earned a Class AA Upper State district tournament title game bid with a 9-4 road win over Region III-AA champion Pelion on Saturday, May 3.

  • Warriors’ McCall signs with Wingate

     Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School senior basketball player Leander McCall IV made Warriors’ hoops history Friday, May 2 in the ILHS media center.

    McCall, with his signing with the Wingate University Bulldogs, became the first IL boys basketball player to sign with a NCAA school, according to ILHS school and athletic officials.

  • Andrew Jackson booters blank FCHS

     Staff Reports

    Andrew Jackson was scheduled to face York Comprehensive on Wednesday, April 30, but the match was cancelled due to pending bad weather.

    Fairfield Central’s Griffins did come to play Thursday, May 1 at AJ.

    The Griffins had a busy week, losing to Indian Land 5-0 on Tuesday and to Buford, 2-1 on Wednesday.

  • Lady Vols smash Shamrocks in playoffs

     Staff Reports

    Andrew Jackson blasted Eau Claire of Columbia, 26-0 top open the Class AA Upper State District IV softball playoffs on Thursday, May 1 at AJ.

    Lady Vols’ hurler Lindsey Robinson, 4-3, tossed a perfect game as she struck out 15 of 15 Lady Shamrocks batters she faced. Robinson ripped a triple to back her cause in the lopsided win.

    Cassidy McKittrick rapped four hits, including a home run, and drove in four runs.

  • Buford and IL face playoff foes

     Staff Reports

    Buford downed North Central 9-5 to open the Class AA Upper State District III baseball playoffs on Thursday, May 1 at Buford Park.

    The Jackets ignited for 10 hits, with senior Kholby Pate pacing the

    winners with two hits, a RBI and two runs scored. Evan Flynn had two hits and scored a run.

  • Jackets, Warriors post playoff wins

    Buford stayed unbeaten in postseason baseball play, while Indian Land stayed alive in the playoffs.

    Buford earned a Class AA Upper State district tournament title game bid with a 9-4 road win over Region III-AA champion Pelion on Saturday, May 3.

    BHS, which defeated North Central, 9-5 to open the playoffs on Thursday, May 1, will be at home to face the IL vs. Pelion winner for the district crown. Buford will need one win Wednesday, May 7. If the Jackets fall in game one, they will play a second game Wednesday at Buford Park.