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High School Sports

  • Warriors seek to continue soccer success

    The Indian Land Warriors soccer team is looking to continue its tradition of success this season.

    The Warriors, who have played for the Class AA state title five straight seasons, are bidding to continue their run in ILHS’s first year in Class AAA soccer.

    ILHS, led by veteran coach Adam Cole, faces a challenge as the team features only seven returnees off the 2016 team, which went 19-6 and fell to Bishop England in the Class AA state title match at Irmo High School.

  • Red Hawks edge Bruins

    Westwood High School scored two early runs and protected the lead for a 2-1 Region III-AAAA baseball win over Lancaster High School at Doomsday Corner on Thursday night.

    The Bruins tallied their lone run in the fourth inning when senior Evan Hardin’s RBI hit scored Austin Catoe.

    Catoe and Anson Taylor each had a hit to account for the Bruins’ three hits in the game.

    Logan Phillips, who worked four innings, took the loss.

  • LHS golfers remain unbeaten

    The unbeaten Lancaster High School golf team pushed its record to 13-0, taking a pair of Region III-AAAA wins Thursday.

    The Bruins topped the three-way match, carding a 161. South Pointe of Rock Hill shot a 195 and York posted a 211.

    LHS junior standout Brady Hinkle shot a three-over 39 over nine holes to take medalist honors.

  • Lady Vols’ Robertson, Sowell lead girls honors

    Andrew Jackson High School girls basketball coach Sha’Ron Robertson produced a dandy hoops debut in her first season leading the Lady Volunteers.

    Robertson, who had served as a varsity assistant and the junior varsity girls basketball coach, stepped up to the challenge for the 2016-17 season.

    Robertson led the Lady Vols to an 18-8 record and the Region IV-AA title.

  • AJ’s Wright, James lead boys honors

    The 2016-17 Lancaster County boys basketball season belonged to the Andrew Jackson Volunteers.

    AJ veteran head coach Danny Wright and Vols junior star Dontarius James led the way in county hardwood success.

    Wright is The Lancaster News boys’ basketball Coach of the Year and James is The News’ Player of the Year.

  • Lady Bruins rout Ridge View, 15-0

    The Lancaster High Lady Bruins improved to 11-0, 7-0 in region play with a 15-0 softball win over host Ridge View on Tuesday night.

    LHS scored 12 runs in the first inning and added three in the second for the win in three innings.

    Gracie Revels led the offense with three hits, including two home runs, four RBIs and scored twice. Ashley Abbott had two hits, scored three runs and drove in a run.

  • Unbeaten Lady Jackets blank NCHS

    The fifth-ranked Buford High School girls soccer team, 12-0, beat North Central, 6-0 Tuesday night.

    BHS senior goalkeeper Tory Knight recorded her 10th shutout of the season. Victoria Hinson and Emma Larson led the scoring with two goals each.

    Kaylee Ghent and Chaney Smith each scored one. Buford hosts Chester tonight.

    Lady Bruins win

  • Collins pleased with LHS liftathon

    Lancaster High School head football coach Bobby Collins said he was pleased with the Bruins’ third annual liftathon held in the LHS gym Saturday.

    “We felt it went well,” Collins said. “We had a good turnout from the community with our parents and it was good to see our area board members, Mr. Bill Sumner and Tyrom Faulkner in here supporting our student-athletes.

  • LHS golfers net sweep

    The undefeated Lancaster Bruins golf team, 11-0, swept a three-way match with county golf opponents Buford and Andrew Jackson high schools on Tuesday at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The Bruins shot a five-under 149 to top the field, with Brady Hinkle posting a three-under 33 to pace the LHS team.

    Trey Crenshaw carded an even-par 36 and Mason Tucker had a 39 and Baylee Evans finished with a 41.

  • Cubs set to open season on Saturday

    The baseball team formerly known as the Carolina Marlins has a new name and home field.

    The Marlins are now the Carolina Cubs who play their home games at the Great Falls High School baseball field, located at Ballpark Road in Great Falls, 29055.

    All Cubs’ home games begin at 4 p.m.

    The Cubs, led by coach Kelvin Whitener, open their 2017 season Saturday when they play at 4 p.m. against the Antreville A’s at the GFHS baseball field.