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Lady Vols edge LHS girls

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No. 2 AJ girls top Lancaster in 1-0 victory

By The Staff

The No. 2 ranked Andrew Jackson Lady Vols posted a 1-0 win over the rival Lancaster Lady Bruins at the LHS field on Monday afternoon.

Angela Sims’ RBI sacrifice fly scored Haley Faulkenberry in the sixth inning to lift the Lady Vols to the shutout win.

Lauren Rowell, who worked three innings, was the winner. She struck out one and allowed no hits. Hannah Cobb worked four frames and allowed two hits and struck out one.

Haley Faulkenberry and Kori Ballard each had two hits for the AJ girls.

Claire McManus, Hannah Cobb. Taylor Grace McGowan and Rowell each had a hit. Katlyn Starnes had a sacrifice.

Katy Ghent and Aliyah Davis each had a hit for the LHS girls.

Ghent went 6.1 innings and faced 26 batters. She yielded six hits and a walk. Ghent fanned five AJ batters.

Morgan Cope faced two batters and had an intentional walk, but no other damage.

“Our girls played well and made contact, but didn’t find the holes,” LHS coach Kim Perry said. “Andrew Jackson also made some key plays.

“Each time we take the field, we want to win, but winning or losing with AJ won’t impact our status for the playoffs,” Perry said. “It was a tough loss, but we have to put it behind us and move on in region play.”

AJ coach Steve Middleton said the win was good for the Lady Vols.

“We have a tough week and we hope to build momentum with this victory,” he said. “We played well, but we had to in order to beat a good team like Lancaster. They are playing well.”

Bruins fall at NFHS

The Lancaster Bruins fell to 0-2 in region baseball play, dropping an 8-7 road loss to Nation Ford of Fort Mill on Monday, March 11.

The Bruins’ home opener with York was rained out Tuesday, March 12 and was reset.

Lancaster is slated to host Fort Mill in a region clash on Friday, March 15.

Northwestern handed Lancaster its first region loss of the season with an 8-1 win over the Bruins on Friday, March 8.

Jordan Brock, 0-2, took the loss in four frames, allowing six runs, four hits and seven walks. C.D. Pelham went an inning and allowed two hits, two runs and a walk. He fanned one. Cody Cooper worked the sixth and allowed no runs, a hit and a walk.

Brandon Cato had a hit and drove in a run. Cody Cooper had a hit and scored a run. T.J. Cauthen had a hit.

Warriors win over VHS

Indian Land upped its prep baseball mark to 2-0 with a 9-0 win over Vance High School of Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, March 11.

Chuck Webb worked three innings for the win, allowing a hit and no walks. He fanned four. Jake Dyer pitched two innings and yielded no hits with four strikeouts.

Ryan Lawson, in two innings of work, yielded a hit and a walk. He fanned one.

Doug Troyan led the Warriors’ offense with two hits, including a three-run home run, and drove in four runs.

Jimmy Locklear also had two hits in three trips to the plate. Connor Butler had a hit and drove in two runs. Chuck Webb had a hit and two RBIs. Jake Dyer and Drew Williams each had a hit for the Warriors.

Indian Land was slated to host Cheraw in its Region IV-AA baseball opener on Tuesday.

Lady Warriors win

The No. 4 Indian Land Lady Warriors soccer team rolled to an 8-0 win over Chester at IL’s Warrior Stadium on Monday, March 11.

Shalyn Dougherty scored four goals and added an assist for the Lady Warriors.

Raquel Addamo tallied two goals and had an assist. Babs Marshall and Katherine Kilroy each scored a goal and added an assist. Isabella Maia had two saves in the shutout for the IL girls.

LHS tennis splits

The LHS boys tennis team captured its first win of the season Thursday, March 7 in Lancaster with a 6-0 victory over Northwestern.

The win gave the Bruins a 1-1 mark.

All the LHS regulars were back in the lineup for the match and it showed with a near-flawless performance. The Bruins were in action Tuesday, March and fell, 7-0 to reigning region champ Nation Ford.

LHS was a bit shorthanded in the match as its top  singles player missed the match due to illness.

LHS 6, NW 0

Evan Muse (L) def. Myer White (N) 6-1, 6-0

Adam Whetstone (L) def. Elliott Goodwin (N) 6-0, 6-0

Tyler Ferguson (L) def. Trey Helms (N) 6-0, 6-0

Ellison Hagins (L) def. Andrew Warren (N) 6-0, 6-0

Peyton Brumfield (L) def. Gage Thomas (N) 6-0, 6-0

David Jewell-Matt Barnes (L) def. Jacob Pope-Sully Foy (N) 6-1, 6-1

JV winners: Matthew Graham, Johnny Ni, Austin F., Dilon Pate

NFHS 6 LHS 0

Stephen Zoeller (NF) def. Adam Whetstone (L) 6-3, 6-2

Chase Mahrlia (NF) def. Tyler Ferguson (L) 6-4, 6-3

Ben Herman (NF) def. Ellison Hagins (L) 6-2, 6-4

Chris Tapp (NF) def. Peyton Brumfield (L) 6-3, 6-2

David Habbick (NF) def. David Jewell (L) 6-1, 6-2

Raj Dwivedi-Jonathan Habbick (NF) def. Matt Barnes-Matthew Graham (L) 6-2, 6-0

David Habbick-Chris Tapp (NF) def. Adam Whetstone-Ellison Hagins (L) 8-2

IL girls fall

Chester edged the Indian Land Lady Warriors, 2-1 in a non-region softball game.

Kayla Price, 0-2, took the loss. 

 Adriana Wilson had two hits to lead the Lady Warriors.