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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Bruins salute hoops stars

    Lancaster High School hardwood shining moments took center stage in the LHS cafeteria Monday night.

    The Bruins boys and girls basketball teams honored top performers for the 2017-18 season.

    The LHS girls, who went 9-10, saluted a host of senior players for their effort this season.

    Senior Zaria Woods, a four-year member of the Lady Bruins varsity, received the team’s Bruin Award.

  • Warriors rally, top Bruins

    Indian Land, fresh off wrapping up the Region IV-AAA baseball championship with a 6-2 home win over Camden, scored one for county pride with a 7-5 comeback win over Lancaster at the Bruins’ field on Wednesday night.

    The 10-3 Warriors, who have won seven straight, trailed 3-2 after five innings, but rallied for five runs in their final two at-bats to take the two-run win over the Class AAAA Bruins.

    Indian Land was led by senior Nolan Bolt who had two hits, including a double, to go with two RBIs and scored two runs.

  • Truesdale tops Laps for Lancers 10K

    Marc Truesdale is making his mark in road racing, and Saturday was another solid step for the Andrew Jackson High School history teacher.

    Truesdale, who has qualified for the 2019 Boston Marathon with a 3:02:40 effort in the Tobacco Road Marathon in Cary, N.C., on March 17, dashed to the Laps for Lancers 10K win on Saturday morning at USC Lancaster.

    Truesale, with a 40:00.5 effort, topped the field by 78-seconds.

    Truesdale, 38, won for the second straight year when he won in 39 minutes.

  • Volunteers down rival Knights

    Andrew Jackson improved to 4-3 in Region IV-AA baseball play with a 9-4 win over North Central on Monday night.

    Brett Percival hurled the win, going three innings. He allowed no earned runs and two hits. Percival struck out three.

    Will Hudson went four frames and whiffed five. He gave up no earned runs and two hits.

    Percival paced a 10-hit attack with two singles, two runs batted in and scored a run. Hudson had two singles, a RBI and scored a run.

    William Wrape added two singles and a RBI.

  • Lady Bruins looking for strong soccer finish

    Nathan Lowery

    For The Lancaster News

    The Lancaster High girls’ soccer team has seven seniors, a new coach and high hopes for the season. 

    “The willingness of the players to learn and apply their knowledge to the pitch makes me hopeful,” LHS first-year girls soccer coach Sal Estrada said. “They have a great coachable attitude.”

    The team, at 6-5, is third in Region III-AAAA with a 4-3 record behind 5-0 York and South Pointe, 3-1.

  • Experience key for LHS soccer

    Nathan Lowery

    For The Lancaster News

    The Lancaster High School boys’ soccer team, 4-5 on the season, 3-2 in Region III-AAAA play, is continuing to build off the experience of seven seniors and looking to make their presence felt in the second half of the season.

    The Bruins are coming off a 10-8 season last year – 7-3 in region play, good enough for second place and a home playoff game against Greenville, a postseason loss.

    Last year’s team lost five seniors to graduation.

  • Buford soccer blanks GSSM with 2-0 win

    The Buford varsity boys soccer team extended its regular season record to 7-1 with a 2-0 win at the Governor's School for Science and Math on Friday in Hartsville.

    In the 23rd minute, senior Bryton Davis scored on a corner kick whipped in front of the goal for an assist by fellow senior Blaine Gossman.

    Buford created many opportunities throughout the opening half, but Davis' score was the lone goal until halftime.

  • IL Wrestling Club wins five rookie state titles

    Five Indian Land area wrestlers won rookie state titles in a youth championship tournament Feb. 11 at White Knoll High School in Lexington.

    The Indian Land Wrestling Club team placed second overall in the tourney.

    All nine of the local wrestlers who competed placed in the top four in their youth weight classes.

    Jackson D'Ettore, Ryan Stuckitz, Lowden Kersey, Laurel Hutto and Lily Hutto won rookie state championships.

  • Central tops AJ golfers

    The Andrew Jackson High School golf team fell to 2-2 in Region IV-AA play, dropping a road loss to Central High School of Pageland on Thursday at White Plains Country Club.

    The Eagles shot a 183 to the Volunteers’ 194.

    Mason Sowell led the AJ effort, carding an even-par 36.

    Tad McCowan finished with a 52.

    Reagan Brewer, Luke Benfield and Brian Greene each had a 53 in the nine-hole match.