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High School Sports

  • Lady Bruins win; Buford to battle AJ

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins took the early lead and notched a 7-1 win over Belton Honea Path to stay alive in the Class AAAA Upper State title round of the softball playoffs on Monday afternoon at the LHS field.

    The six-run win advances LHS to an elimination game with North Augusta today at 6 p.m. at 100 Riverview Park.

    The Lancaster vs. North Augusta winner moves on to face Union County, needing two wins over the Lady Jackets on Friday.

  • Bruins third in Southern Cross field

    The Lancaster High School golf team, fresh off winning the Region III-AAAA championship for the fourth straight season, finished third in the prestigious Southern Cross golf tournament at the Palmetto Golf Club in Aiken over the weekend of April 27-28.

    The tournament featured 22 teams from across the Carolinas.

    LHS shot a 444 (221-223) to finish behind Boiling Springs with a 434 (220-214) and Cannon School of Concord, N.C., with a 437 (223-214), was second.

  • IL Loughry to play for Pride

    INDIAN LAND – David Loughry is ready for his next challenge – the next level.

    Loughry, the Indian Land High School senior quarterback who came back from a tough injury, is set to play college football.

    Loughry is headed to Greensboro College, a NCAA Division III school which plays in the USA South Conference.

    Loughry, a 6-3, 185-pounder who broke his femur – thigh bone– and missed the last half of his junior season, rebounded to produce a solid senior year at ILHS.

  • Bruins, Warriors show strength at liftathon

    The annual Lancaster High School liftathon, which included Indian Land, was heavy on fundraising attempts by both county schools.

    The annual event, held in the spring, serves as a fundraiser as football players, with the completion of winter workouts centered on the weight room, seek pledges for the bench press. The more pounds the more money for the effort.

    Lancaster invited Indian Land to be a part of the liftathon, held in the LHS gym on April 28.

  • AJ’s Crosby to play at Claflin

    KERSHAW – Claflin University is the right place for Andrew Jackson High School senior volleyball star Makaylen Crosby.

    So good that the Lady Volunteers ace student-athlete is going to spend the next four years at the Orangeburg college, a NCAA Div. II member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

    Crosby made it official, signing with the Lady Panthers volleyball program on April 27 in the AJ media center.

    “Claflin feels like home,” Crosby said. “When I went there, it felt like home.

  • Bolt boosts IL to playoff win

    CAMDEN – Indian Land Bolted into the winner’s bracket of the Class AAA Upper State championship baseball playoffs Thursday in Camden.

    The 21-7 Warriors, bolstered by ace senior pitcher Nolan Bolt, opened the Class AA Upstate title tournament with a 4-1 win over Camden High School.

    Camden, the Region IV-AAA runner-up to Indian Land during regular-season play, didn’t have an answer for Bolt on the mound, or at the plate.

  • Lancaster High netters win, advance

    The Lancaster High School boys tennis team is moving on.

    The Bruins, the back-to-back Region III-AAAA tennis champions, advanced to the third round of the Class AAAA Upper State playoffs with a 4-2 win over Wren High School of Piedmont on Tuesday at the University of South Carolina Lancaster tennis courts.

    LHS moves on to play the winner of South Aiken and Greenville.

    Lancaster opened the playoffs with a 5-1 home win over Airport of Columbia last Thursday at the USCL courts.

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  • Junior Lady Vols post unbeaten season

    The Andrew Jackson High School Junior Lady Volunteers soccer team capped a perfect season with a 5-2 win over the rival Lancaster High School Junior Lady Bruins on April 26 at Memorial Stadium.

    The AJ girls’ win gave the Junior Lady Vols a 14-0 record for the season, their fifth playing junior varsity girls soccer.

    The AJ jayvee girls booters, with two wins over rival Buford, also captured the region title this season.

  • Lady Warriors drill Crescent

    The defending state champion Indian Land Lady Warriors continue to roll in the Class AAA Upper State girls soccer playoffs.

    The IL girls opened the postseason with a 14-0 win over Southside of Greenville on Monday and followed with an 8-0 rout of Crescent of Iva on Wednesday at the ILHS Reservation.

    Indian Land led 2-0 at the half and added six second-half goals on the way to the win over CHS.

    Kelsey Long and Shelby Ryberg each netted three goals, and Summer Bishop added two goals.

    Emily Gerdes and Carleigh Werner each had an assist.

  • Lady Warriors rebound, win district title

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Lady Warriors posted a split, but it was good enough to have them advance to the Class AAA Upper State softball championship series.

    The ILHS girls, unbeaten in the Class AAA Upstate District IV tournament, dropped a 9-7 loss to Broome, but rebounded to take an 8-3 win to capture the crown in the double-elimination district tournament Wednesday at the Lady Warriors field.

    The Lady Warriors’ five-run win advances them to the Class AAA Upper State title round to face Woodruff today in a 6 p.m. game at WHS.