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High School Sports

  • Vols edge Lions for sweep

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers scored two key Region IV-AA home basketball wins over Lewisville High School on Friday night.
    The Lady Vols won 47-39, and The Vols won 58-57 in a last-moment free throw.
    The Vols and the Lions were tied at 57 with a minute left.
    Lewisville’s Jadakiss Talford made several efforts to score in the last moments, but was rejected by the determined Vols.

  • Warriors in Upstate mat final

    WESTMINISTER – The Indian Land Warriors returned to West Oak High School and earned a measure of mat revenge.
    The ILHS Warriors, who fell to top-rated West Oak High School in the Class AAA Upper State wrestling playoffs, 49-15 last season, turned the mats on the host WOHS Warriors on Monday night when they posted a 34-30 win.
    “Our guys did their job,” ILHS coach Leon Boulware said. “Since losing that match last season, we’ve been working for this.

  • Three county football coaches picking Patriots win

    A trio of Lancaster County prep football coaches is calling for the New England Patriots to prevail in Super Bowl LIII tonight in Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
    Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. when the NFC champion Los Angeles Rams, 13-3, battle the AFC champion New England Patriots, 11-5.
    The Patriots, making their third consecutive Super Bowl appearance, are a two-point favorite over the Rams.

  • Warriors’ Lambert signs with USCL soccer

    INDIAN LAND – Logan Lambert has played his share of sports at Indian Land High School, but it’s soccer taking him to the next level.
    Lambert, who has competed in cross country, wrestling and football at ILHS, is heading to college to play soccer.
    Lambert, a star student as well, won’t be doing it that far from home after signing with the University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers soccer team.

  • Bruins battle in loss to Blazers

    The Lancaster Bruins, facing defending state champion Ridge View, took an 83-65 loss, but LHS coach Ricardo Priester was encouraged by his team’s play, especially in the final half.
    Ridge View forged a 48-23 halftime lead, but the Bruins fought back in the second half to battle to the end.
    “We could have easily rolled over and took the loss, but I like the way our guys competed to the final horn,” Priester said. “We fought all the way.

  • Warriors capture eight region crowns

    The Region IV-AA champion Indian Land High School Warriors captured eight individual titles in the ILHS gym on Wednesday night.
    The Warriors, 30-4, were led by Solomon Cortez, 120-pound region champion who also was named as the Region III-AAA Wrestler of the Year for weight classes 106-145.
    “Solomon has had a tremendous season and this is an honor which is well deserved,” ILHS coach Leon Boulware said. “I’m proud of him and our team. This is a fine award, but we can’t rest on our laurels at this point.

  • Jackets down Eagles for sweep

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    The Buford High School boys’ basketball team rallied from an early deficit to take a 73-60 Region IV-AA basketball win over Central of Pageland for a sweep of the Eagles on Wednesday night.
    The game was slated for Tuesday night, but moved to Wednesday by Lancaster County School District officials with the concern of travel due to possible weather conditions.
    The Jackets’ 13-point win came after the Lady Jackets rolled to a 47-21 victory over the Lady Eagles.

  • Warriors win Region IV-AAA title

    For the third straight season, the Indian Land High School wrestling team captured a piece of the coveted Region IV-AAA crown.
    Two years ago, ILHS, led by then first-year head coach Leon Boulware, was the region co-champion with Chester High School. On Saturday, the Warriors won the region tournament title outright for the second straight season.
    The Warriors went 4-0 with wins over Chester, 36-33; Camden, 67-12; Fairfield Central, 84-0; and Keenan, 78-6.

  • Lady Warriors win for region split

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors, at 3-17, have had a tough season, but they are likely headed to the Class AAA Upper State basketball playoffs.
    The Lady Warriors, with a second win over Chester High School on Friday night, have put themselves in position to garner a postseason bid with a 55-47 victory on Friday night.
    The top four teams advance to the playoffs, and the ILHS girls, with their win, are in line to go to the postseason tournament as a fourth seed.
    The Lady Warriors’ win gave ILHS a split after Chester won the boys game, 90-81.

  • Lady Jackets rebound for road win

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    RICHBURG – The Buford Lady Jackets got back on track in Region IV-AA basketball play with a solid win over the host Lewisville Lady Lions on Friday night.
    The BHS girls’ 36-16 win gave Buford the region split.
    The Jackets, in the nightcap, dropped an 87-62 loss in the boys’ game.
    In the opener, the Buford girls built an early lead and steadily pulled away for the 20-point win.