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Today's Sports

  • Vols split in beach play

    MYRTLE BEACH – Andrew Jackson High School split a pair of baseball games at the Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach on Tuesday and Wednesday.

    The Volunteers, 10-6, 6-4, defeated Millburn (N.J.) High School, 4-3 on Tuesday, but dropped an 11-4 loss to the Millers on Wednesday.

    Millburn High is the defending Class AAAA state baseball champion in New Jersey and ranked 10th in Class AAAA for the 2018 season.

    In the Vols’ one-run win over Millburn, AJ scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to take the comeback win.

  • Super Stock Shootout set for...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway returns to racing action Saturday with the Faith Funderburke Realty Super Stock Shootout headlining track action.

    Action last week was rained out, but the forecast calls for good weather this week at the half-mile dirt track.

    The Funderburke shootout will pay $1,500 to the winner, $650 for second place, $325 for third place, $200 for fourth place and $150 for fifth place, with $50 to start the main event.

  • Lady Vols focused on soccer run

    Nathan Lowery

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson High girls’ soccer team has four seniors, a seasoned coach and solid hope for the season.

    “We have a great group of girls on this team,” said AJ girls soccer coach Lee Hanna. “We have a very versatile group of players.”

    So far, the Lady Vols are 4-7 this spring, including a 2-0 mark in Region IV-AA play.

  • Bruins take 14-9 win over Jackets

    BUFORD – Lancaster completed a season’s baseball sweep of county rival Buford High School, downing the Jackets, 14-9 in a high-scoring, slugfest at Buford Park on Monday night.

    The Bruins, who defeated Buford, 2-1 on April 3 at home, built a 12-3 lead after six innings and held on for the five-run win.

    Lancaster, with an eight-run second inning, took an 8-1 edge and stayed on top for the victory.

    The teams combined for 27 hits in the game.

  • Volunteers deck Buford 7-1

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson captured the first of two regular-season baseball clashes with Region IV-AA rival Buford High School, taking a 7-1 win over the Jackets on Friday night at the Volunteers field.

    The Volunteers snapped a scoreless draw in second inning, scoring three runs for a 3-0 edge.

    AJ extended its lead in the third with a four-run frame, highlighted by catcher Gavin Phillips’ two-run home run to left center field.

  • Warriors edge Cougars

    YORK – Indian Land continued its stellar diamond play, rallying for a 4-3 road win over Class AAAA foe York High School on Monday night.

    The Warriors, coming off a runner-up finish in the Wheels Invitational baseball tournament in Rock Hill last week, ignited for two runs in the seventh inning and held on for the one-run win over the Cougars.

    Daniel Gueldner, who had three hits, opened the ILHS seventh inning with a hit and moved to third as Trace White reached on an error.

  • Jackets top Bruins in shootout...

    Buford made it two soccer wins over county rival Lancaster High School this season, taking a 5-4 shootout victory over the Bruins at Memorial Stadium on Friday night.

    The match was scoreless through regulation and two five-minute overtime periods with the contest decided in the shootout.

    The Jackets’ Ethan Funderburk, Jim Small, William Ingram, Zayn Sutton and Blaine Gossman each converted on shots in the shootout.

    Lancaster, in the shootout, had scores from Ernest Nunez, Christian Diaz, Jonathan Baker and Aydan Saldana.

  • LHS golfers second in tourney

    The Lancaster High School golf team placed second in the 22-team field at the Aynor Blue Jackets Invitational at the Diamondback Golf Club in Loris on Sunday.

    The Bruins shot a 315 to finish three shots behind tournament winner Myrtle Beach, which carded a team total of 312.

    Austin Mosher of Wando High School was the medalist with a 72.

    Two Lancaster High golfers, Brady Hinkle and Trey Crenshaw, each shot a 77 to place in a tie for fifth with five other golfers.

  • Rain cancels USCS Sprint Cars...

    Rain put the brakes on racing action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    The USCS Sprint Cars were scheduled to be in action at LMS, but were canceled due to rain.

    With it raining throughout Friday night, and off and on most of the day Saturday, the LMS management was forced with a tough decision to cancel the race.

    Lancaster Motor Speedway returns to racing action Saturday night with the Faith Funderburke Super Stock Shootout headlining the night of racing action.

  • Bolt, Warriors stun Trojans

    ROCK HILL – The Indian Land Warriors turned heads with their win in the second day of the Wheels Invitational baseball tournament in Rock Hill.

    The Warriors, behind the stellar mound work of ace senior hurler Nolan Bolt, knocked off Northwestern High School 6-0 on Thursday night.

    The Trojans, the top-ranked team in Class AAAAA baseball, are the Class AAAAA defending state baseball champions.