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Today's Sports

  • Etters solid in junior golf play

    Jeremy Etters continued his steady play in the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association.

    Etters, in the 13-14 age division, posted his second win of the season, shooting a 75 at the Edgewater Golf Club on June 21.

    “A 75 at Edgewater is pretty stout play,” chapter director Raymon Chisom said.

    Etters, with two wins, leads the division with 63 points. He is followed by Sam Caldwell in the overall points with 58 and Matthew Terry has 52 points.

  • Dixie stars going strong in...

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars earned a bid to the sub-district tournament championship game, zapping York 23-1 Monday night in Clover.

    The AAA stars, ages 9-10, will shoot for the sub-district crown tonight.

    The stars rolled Monday as they notched a solid 22-run win.

    Dylan Sistare led the offense with four hits, including a three-run home run, and scored four runs. Michael Lewis provided two hits, a walk and scored three runs. Evan Hardin rapped two hits, scored twice and drew a walk.

  • Softball all-star teams start...

    Lancaster girls all-star softball teams opened play in the district tournament with all but one team winning in opening round games Friday.

    The Lancaster Ponytails all-stars, ages 11-12, took a pair of wins, defeating Chester 18-0 and Pageland, 8-4.

    In the win over Chester, Betty Ingram, Kaitlyn Holden and Allyson Whoy each homered for the winners.

    Pitchers Ariana Ealy and Holden combined on the shutout.

    In the win over Pageland, Haley Vincent posted the victory.

  • Angels NL stars net bid

    The Lancaster Dixie Softball Angels National League all-stars capped a do-or-die run to capture the District II championship and a state tournament  bid Wednesday night at Springdale Park.

    The Lancaster Angels NL stars, who fell to the Lancaster American League stars in their second tournament game of the double-elimination field, reeled off four straight victories to seal the district title.

    The Lancaster NL stars wrapped up the title with a 6-4 win over the Lancaster AL stars.

    Kinley Killough, who hurled five frames, was the winner with eight strikeouts.

  • Johnson signs to play with...

    University of South Carolina at Lancaster women’s soccer coach Randy Jordan continues to add area talent to the Lancers’ fold.

    Jordan’s latest addition is Andrew Jackson High School’s Jaime-Leigh Johnson who signed with USCL on Wednesday morning at the school’s soccer office in the Lancers’ athletic department.

    Jordan, the former AJ boys’ soccer coach, is familiar with Johnson, who played three seasons of soccer for the Lady Volunteers.

  • Juniors earn League V title

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior team wrapped up the regular-season League V crown with a 9-0 home win over Chester at Eggleton Field on Thursday night.

    “This has been our goal this season and we reached it,” Lancaster P-31 junior team first-year coach Sam Sinclair said. “I’m really proud of this group because they’ve played well and been consistent all season.

    “These players really pulled for each other,” he said.

    Lancaster, 14-2, 12-1, scored at least one run in every inning en route to the crown.

  • CPTC fifth in national qualifier

    The Columbus Parker Track Club placed fifth overall in a field of 26 teams which included 1,600 athletes.

    The club qualified 40 athletes to compete in the national qualifier in Augusta, Ga., June 24-27.

    The club received 95 medals in places 1-6. The breakdown included 21 gold, 22 silver, 16 bronze and 36 copper medals.

    9 year-old girls

    1500 race walk – 1. Infinity McWhirter

    Long jump – 3. Rekia Polk

    100 meters – 1. Rekia Polk

    9-10 boys

  • LDB AAA all-stars rip Rock Hill

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars, ages 9-10, opened the sub-district tournament with a solid 12-2 win over Rock Hill on Saturday in Clover.

    Evan Hardin paced the Lancaster AAA stars with two hits, including a two-run home run. Shylyn Wright, Brandon Vincent, Michael Lewis and Dylan Sistare each had two hits.

    Sistare slammed a solo home run in the win. John Michael Faile also socked a two-run home run.

    Noah Vincent and Corey Wallace-Mora each had one hit in the win.

  • Lancaster County swimmers win in...

    The Lancaster County swim team capped its regular-season home meet season with a 475-93 win over Kershaw on Tuesday.

    The LCST was led by Lauren Spencer, Pagan Glenn, Jonah Faile and Elizabeth Catoe who had four wins each.

    Logan Phillips, Jory Pettit and Grayson Young each had three wins.

    Emily Durant, Jonathan Wade, Noah Phillips, Kelly Sullivan, Taylor Teague and Charlee Brooke Henry each had two wins.

    Kershaw was paced by Jazmyn Santos and Luke Sowell with four wins each.

    Kershaw will host Lancaster County on Monday afternoon.

  • Little League all-stars in pool...

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Little League all-star teams launched postseason tournament play this week.

    In pool A, Lancaster National lost to Fairfield 9-8 on Tuesday.

    On Wednesday night, Lancaster National fell to Tega Cay/Fort Mill C, 15-5 at Runde field in Tega Cay.

    The Nationals played Tega Cay/Fort Mill A on Thursday night in the final game of pool play.

    In Pool B Lancaster American beat Tega Cay/Fort Mill B, 16-9 in its first game on Wednesday night. The Americans met Lake Wylie on Thursday.