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High School Sports

  • LHS, Buford golf aces team for Nami win

    The young golf guns had plenty of firepower to post the win in the first NAMI Piedmont Tri-County golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday afternoon.
    The winning team, a group of Lancaster County high school golf aces, topped the 23-team field with a sizzling 21-under 51 for a four-shot win.
    The top team included three members of the Class AAAA state champion Lancaster High School golf team – Trey Crenshaw, Mason Tucker and Simon Wright along with Buford High School links standout Caleb Henson.

  • LHS Bruins’ Jacob Cato gets his kicks

    Sometimes an injury can be a blessing.
    Take the plight of Lancaster High School senior kicker Jacob Cato.
    Two years ago, Cato, bidding to be a receiver on the Bruins’ football team, suffered a broken left pinky.
    “It came in a practice when my pinky got stuck in a defender’s helmet when we were going up for a pass,” Cato recalled during a break in practice Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.

  • Lions’ Hardin earns Tri-County honor

    FORT MILL – Lewisville High School’s Demetric Hardin earned the Tri-County Coaches Association special teams player of the week for the Class A-AAAA schools at the weekly meet at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill on Tuesday.
    Hardin, in the Lions’ 54-18 Region IV-AA road loss to Central High School of Pageland, had six kickoff returns for 217 total yards, including a 78-yard touchdown return against the Eagles.
    Three York Cougars players led the awards in the Class A-AAAA Division.

  • Stallions dash to 52-0 win over Warriors

    Lee McManus

    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – The last of Indian Land High School’s pre-region “gauntlet,” in ILHS coach Horatio Blades’ words, saw the Warriors face the South Pointe Stallions.

    The Stallions defensive front and linebackers stopped Indian Land’s running game. while SPHS quarterback Tahleek Steele threw for 405 yards and five touchdowns, leading the No. 2 Stallions to a 52-0 win.

  • Watts happy with Jackets’ surge, victory over AJ Vols

    KERSHAW – Tripp Watts is starting to feel good about his upstart Yellow Jackets.

    Watts, the fifth-year BHS head football coach, saw his team open the season at 0-3, but since that lethargic launch, the surging Jackets have reeled off two impressive wins to open Region IV-AA play.

    The Jackets, getting their offense on track, started their steak with a 52-27 home win over Chesterfield, and then notched a solid 28-7 road win over region and county rival Andrew Jackson on Friday night to spoil the Volunteers’ homecoming.

  • Jackets charge back, deck Vols

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Buford Yellow Jackets, with a strong second-half charge, notched a 28-7 victory over the rival Andrew Jackson Volunteers on Friday night at AJHS.

    The Jackets, locked in a 7-all halftime tie with the Vols, secured the victory with three second-half touchdowns.

    AJ, coming off a tough road loss to North Central where the Vols lost starting quarterback Chas DeBruhl with a broken collarbone, scored its lone TD on a pick six.

  • Buford sweeps AJ in volleyball play

    Buford, with a sweep, earned some Region IV-AA volleyball revenge on Thursday in the Jackets gym.

    Buford, which fell to county and region rival Andrew Jackson High School, 3-2 earlier in the prep volleyball season, notched a 3-0 win over the Lady Volunteers on Thursday night.

    Buford prevailed 25-23, 25-8 and 25-20 for the 3-0 victory.

    In the decisive third set of the match, AJ held the early lead before the Lady Jackets rallied for the five-point comeback win to take the victory.

  • South Pointe pounds Indian Land

    Second-ranked South Pointe pounds Indian Land, 52-0. 

  • Jackets ignite, top Vols

    Buford rallied from a 7-all halftime tie to take a 28-7 win over county and region rival Andrew Jackson on Friday night at AJHS.

  • York, Chester county players lead Tri-County awards

    RICHBURG – York and Chester county high school football players dominated the weekly awards for the Tri-County Football Coaches Association in week four.

    The Class AAAAA players of the week included three players from Fort Mill High School after the Yellow Jackets defeated Lugoff-Elgin High School, 41-21 to post their first win this season.

    Yellow Jackets running back Sebastian Lach was the offensive player of the week with 211 yards rushing and four touchdowns against the Demons.