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High School Sports

  • LHS caps mat sweep with win over Buford

     

       

    The comeback-minded Lancaster Bruins highlighted a wrestling sweep, rallying to down county rival Buford High School 42-38 on Tuesday night in the LHS gym.

  • Thornwell's 3-point play lifts LHS

     

       

    Lancaster High’s Sindarius Thornwell converted a three-point play with 23 seconds to play to power Lancaster to a 59-58 comeback win over South Pointe High in Rock Hill on Tuesday night.

  • York tops in Kersey mat tournament

     

       

    York captured seven weight classes to capture the first Mike Kersey Invitational wrestling tournament on Saturday at Indian Land High School.

  • Rallies key Bruins’ sweep

    KERSHAW – Visiting Lancaster used rallies to post a hoops sweep of rival Andrew Jackson on Friday night.

    The Lady Bruins, down 24-18 at the half, picked up the pace to notch a 59-49 comeback win in the opener.

    In the nightcap, the Bruins, down 9-1 early, responded to post an 85-57 win over the Vols.

    AJ, in the boys game, came out blazing behind the play of sharpshooter Dustin Eddins, who led the Vols with 17, including five treys.

  • Fast start fuels Lady Jackets’ win

    Staff Reports

    For The Lancaster News

    The unbeaten Buford High girls pushed their basketball record to 2-0 with a 59-23 win over North Central to give the Jackets a split of their 2011-12 home opener Friday night.

    North Central avoided the sweep with a 46-45 win in the nightcap.

    The Buford girls, who rolled to a 53-38 road win over Lewisville in their opener on Wednesday, came out strong against the Lady Knights to notch the 36-point win.

  • Wright earns first Vols’ victory

    By Kevin Sims

    For The Lancaster News 

    McBEE – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers used a team effort to present first-year AJ boys basketball coach Danny Wright his first win in a 55-50 victory over McBee on Thursday night.

    The five-point AJ win gave the Vols a split of the non-region twin bill.

    In the opener, McBee notched a 51-43 win over the AJ girls.

    Wright, named AJ’s boys coach earlier this fall, saw his team lead from start to finish for the road win.

  • LHS drops wrestling opener at Chester

    Staff Reports

    Chester shot to a 30-6 lead and stayed in control for a 53-27 win over Lancaster on Thursday night in the CHS gym.

    The Bruins rallied to slice the gap to 29-18, but Chester, the No. 2 team in Class AAA, posted four wins in the final six matches to gain the 26-point win.

    “I saw a lot of good things in this match,” LHS coach Leon Boulware said. “We were facing the No. 2 team in Class AAA and it shows where we are.

  • Northern Guilford repeats as state champion

    Staff Reports

    This time it didn’t come down to a crucial extra point.

    Northern Guilford, which defeated Crest High of Shelby 21-20 in the waning seconds of the Class 3-AA state championship game last season in Raleigh, didn’t have the same excitement.

    The 2011 Northern Guilford team, which is coached by former Lancaster High coach Johnny Roscoe, rolled to a resounding 31-7 win over Crest High School at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan Stadium.

  • Rams net sweep of rival Mustangs

    Eric Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    Rucker Middle School swept a basketball twin bill from rival South Middle at the Lancaster High School gym on Thursday night.

    The Lady Rams, in an impressive start, posted a 48-4 win over the Lady Mustangs

    The Rucker boys, in a much tighter game, completed the sweep with a 35-33 overtime victory over the Mustangs.

    The Rams' Ty Foster hit a clutch jumper to give the Rams a 35-33 lead and Rucker held on for the narrow win.

  • Lancaster splits in opener

    Ernie Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    The Lancaster Bruins protected their unbeaten mark with a 57-49 win over Blythewood in the LHS regular-season home opener Tuesday night.

    Lancaster, 4-0, was coming off the championship in the fourth annual Jackets Invitational at Buford High School last week.

    The Bruins’ eight-point win gave Lancaster a split of the non-region twin bill.

    In the opener, the Lady Bruins dropped a 57-48 loss in overtime to the Lady Bengals.