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CHERAW – The seventh-ranked Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteer rolled on the road to highlight a Region IV-AA split with host Cheraw High School on Friday, Jan. 17.
The Lady Vols, who finished as the region runner-up to the CHS girls last season, earned a measure of hoops revenge with a solid 58-31 victory.
The Lancaster Lady Bruins survived a Region III-AAAA scare, but prevailed to stay unbeaten in league play.
Lancaster senior forward Aliyah Davis hit two crucial free throws to lift the 10th-ranked Lady Bruins to a 61-58 win over stubborn South Pointe at the LHS gym on Thursday, Jan. 16.
A 5-16 record wouldn’t cause a rush of excitement for many high school wrestling teams, but it has AJ Vols mat coach Rob Tomalis happy at this point.
The Vols, in their second season of prep wrestling, have broken through with five wins this season, including three in Region IV-AA competition.
The Indian Land Warriors opened Region IV-AA basketball play with a 58-50 win over the Cheraw Braves on Tuesday, Jan. 14.
The IL boys’ win gave the Warriors a split after the Lady Warriors fell in the varsity opener.
KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson opened Region IV-AA basketball play with a bang on Tuesday, Jan. 14 in the Volunteers’ gym.
The A.R. Rucker Rams, by different methods, took two from the rival South Middle School Mustangs on Tuesday, Jan. 14 in the Lancaster High School gym.
The Rucker girls stayed unbeaten on the season with a 60-16 lopsided win over the Lady Mustangs in the opener.
RICHBURG – Buford, after dropping a tough loss in the closing seconds at Ben Lippen School of Columbia on Friday night, saw the plus side of a game-ending situation.
The surging Lancaster Lady Bruins rolled to their fifth straight win, knocking off No. 9 Fort Mill High School at the LHS gym on Monday, January 13.
The 10th-ranked Lady Bruins, 8-4, 5-0, swatted the Lady Jackets, 48-37 in the varsity opener.
COLUMBIA – South Carolina freshman guard Sindarius Thornwell is the SEC Freshman of the Week after averaging 17.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists against 10th-ranked Florida and LSU last week.
The selection is Thornwell’s first-career player of the week honor.
COLUMBIA – Buford’s return to the hardwood was a tough night for the visiting Jackets at Ben Lippen School of Columbia.
The Jackets dropped a 51-50 loss to the unbeaten Falcons, and the Lady Jackets fell to the Lady Falcons, 40-29 on Friday, Jan. 10.
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