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Today's Sports

  • Lady Vols defeat Central, 6-3

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers softball team downed Central of Pageland 6-3 in Region IV-AA play on Wednesday at AJ.

    Rebecca Price hurled the Lady Vols to the win, yielding 10 hits.

    Caroline Wrenn led the AJ offense with two hits and a RBI. AJ senior Savannah Small had a hit and drove in two runs.

    Carley Sims and Makayla Cairnes each had a hit and drove in a run. Morgan Eason also had a hit in the Lady Vols offense.

  • Bruins down Cougars

    The Lancaster High School boys soccer team improved to 5-3 in Region III-AAAA play with a 4-3 home win over York High School at Memorial Stadium on Thursday night.

    The Bruins, 6-6 overall, were led by Ernest Nunez who scored two goals in the LHS win.

    Jonathan Baker and Isaac Marin each had a goal for LHS.

    Marin had an assist as did Seth Blackmon and Jacob Cato, who assisted on a pair of goals in the Bruins’ win over the Cougars.

    Lancaster travels to rival Andrew Jackson High School to battle the 8-2 Volunteers on Monday night.

  • Bruins blank York netters

    The Lancaster High School boys tennis team continued its solid play, blanking York High School 6-0 on Thursday.

    The Bruins’ Isaac Thomas won in the No. 1 singles match on a forfeit as York’s Blake Williams was out with a back injury.

    Singles

    Isaac Thomas (L) won by forfeit.

    Connor Palmeri (L) defeated Jackson Montgomery (Y), 7-5, 6-3.

    Jacob Hudson (L) defeated David Good (Y), 6-3, 6-4.

    Zack Onisick (L) defeated Noah Arnold (Y), 6-2, 6-0.

  • Martin: Thornwell is still vital...

    FORT LAWN – Former Lancaster High School basketball star Sindarius Thornwell is a year removed from his college days at the University of South Carolina, but Gamecock hoops coach Frank Martin still holds him close to his program.

    Thornwell, the SEC Player of the Year in 2016-17 when the Gamecocks made their first-ever Final Four run, just completed his rookie season with the Los Angeles Clippers.

  • Rock Hill edges LHS golfers

    The Lancaster Bruins dropped their first loss of the 2018 high school golf season, falling to Class AAAAA foe Rock Hill High School by two shots.

    The Bearcats shot a 156 to top a three-way match with the Bruins and South Pointe High School at the Rock Hill Country Club on Thursday.

    Lancaster, 7-1 on the season, finished with a 158 and South Pointe shot a 182.

    Brady Hinkle and Simon Wright each shot a 38 to lead the Bruins. Trey Crenshaw had a 39.

    Mason Tucker and Baylee Evans each had a 43 for the Bruins.

  • Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models,...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will offer something for all Saturday night at the half-mile oval.

    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series will headline an action-packed racing night.

    Kids in attendance will also have a treat as the Easter Bunny will stop by the track.

    After rain halted action last week, track officials opted to host the same card this week, led by the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series.

    The card also has the Super Stock, SECA Crate Sportsman, Renegade, Pure Stock V8, Vintage and Extreme 4.

  • AJ’s Myers 3rd in state strength...

    Andrew Jackson High School had one athlete place in the annual S.C. Strength Coaches Association state strength meet at Lexington High School in Lexington on Saturday.

    Caleb Myers, a sophomore, finished third in the 205 junior varsity division.

    The meet requires the athletes to compete in the bench press, squat and broad jump.

    Myers highlighted his effort with a personal-best 405-pound squat.

    Myers qualified for the state meet, placing first in the region meet at Lugoff-Elgin.

  • Classic draws county coaches,...

    The Tri-County Classic, an area senior all-star basketball doubleheader, is set for Saturday at Northwestern High School in Rock Hill.

    The hoops twin bill features a girls game and a boys game in the Trojans’ gym.

    Players from the four Lancaster County high schools will be represented.

    The girls game tips off at 1 p.m., with the boys game at 3.

    The teams will be guided by area coaches, including two with Lancaster ties.

  • Bruins golfers go to 6-0

    The Lancaster High School golf team stayed unbeaten on the season, taking a one-shot win over Class AAAAA foe Nation Ford High School in a three-way meet at the Springfield Golf Club in Fort Mill on Tuesday.

    The Bruins shot a 157 to top the NFHS Falcons, who had a 158, and Northwestern at 176.

    LHS senior Brady Hinkle and Trey Crenshaw each posted a 38. Mason Tucker had a 39, while Nick Mangano carded a 42, a shot ahead of Baylee Evans’ 43.

  • BHS booters banking on experience

    When taking a closer look at successful teams in high school sports, a common denominator is experienced players.

    The 2018 version of the Buford Yellow Jackets varsity boys soccer team is loaded with senior leadership from top to bottom.

    BHS soccer coach John Bundy said the 12 Jackets seniors are unprecedented for the program.