High School Sports

  • LHS player signs with Flying Fleet

    The Lancaster High School media center had a late morning buzz Monday.
    It wasn’t about a book fair, but rather a “pretty fair country ballplayer.”
    The ace player creating the stir was Bruins’ outfielder and pitcher Neil Taylor.
    Taylor, as he is often on the Bruins’ diamond, was the center of attention as a host of family, friends and baseball coaches were on hand for Taylor’s big moment.
    Taylor, looking dapper in his suit with bowtie, was the draw as he signed to play baseball at Erskine College in Due West.

  • Brown-Washington leads LHS in region mat tourney

    Lancaster High School senior 138-pound wrestler Tyree Brown-Washington led the way for the LHS wrestlers in the Region III-AAA mat tournament at Chester High School on Saturday.
    Brown-Washington, who has come on strong in the second half of the LHS mat season, won the region crown at 138.
    “Tyree did well and wrestled hard for us,” LHS coach Rob Hill said. “He’s had a solid season and improved with each match. The region title was his goal.”

  • Porcelly signs to play at Surry

    Indian Land baseball coach Joey Robinson said Warriors’ senior pitcher-first baseman James Porcelly is intense when it comes to the diamond.
    Porcelly’s baseball focus is fine for his future.
    Porcelly, a four-year IL baseball player and three-year starter, is headed to the next level to play at Surry Community College in Dobson, N.C.
    Surry is a Region X member of the National Junior College Athletic Association.

  • Braves post two region road wins over Jackets

    Cheraw was the hardwood spoiler, taking two games from host Buford in the Jackets’ gym on Friday night.
    The Lady Braves took an early lead and stayed on top for a 39-28 win over the Lady Jackets.
    In the nightcap, Cheraw, ranked eighth in Class AA boys, rolled to an 86-63 win over the Jackets.
    The opener saw the Lady Jackets get off to a slow start and Cheraw steadily built its lead in the late stages for the 11-point win over the Buford girls.
    The Lady Jackets stayed close, but Cheraw was able to hold on to take the victory.

  • Warriors post two wins in tri-match at CHS

    The Indian Land High wrestling team posted two wins in a three-way  match at Chesterfield on Thursday.
    The Warriors, 17-8 overall, 6-2 in Region IV-AA, downed Chesterfield, 42-35. IL also posted a 54-18 win over Union Academy in the tri-match.
    On Wednesday at Buford, the Warriors posted two wins, downing the Jackets, 39-30 and AJ, 40-39.
    Buford also edged the Vols, 40-39 in the match.
    The match was slated to be held Jan. 22, but was moved to Jan. 27 due to the winter storm.

  • Warriors net sweep of CHS Eagles

    INDIAN LAND – The host Indian Land Warriors kept pace in the Region IV-AA race, notching a hoops sweep of visiting Central High of Pageland on Friday night in the ILHS gym.
    The Lady Warriors, 12-3, 8-1, cruised to a 74-45 win and the Indian Land boys posted a 75-52 victory in the nightcap.
    The Lady Warriors built an early spread and coasted to the 29-point win over the Lady Eagles.
    The IL girls opened strong as they ignited on a 25-6 lead after the opening quarter.

  • Bruins split with Cycs

    CHESTER – The Lancaster Bruins’ Region III-AAA road trip to Chester had mixed reviews Friday night.
    The opener was smooth, but the nightcap was bumpy.
    The LHS teams split, with the second-ranked Lady Bruins taking a 67-46 win, but the boys dropped a 68-64 loss to the Cyclones.
    The Lancaster High girls, 14-2, 6-0, ignited in the second half to notch the 21-point win.
    Chester battled in the early going, with LHS holding a 16-14 lead after one period.

  • Warriors rip Rams in region sweep

    Indian Land rolled in a Region IV-AA sweep of Chesterfield High on Jan. 26 in the Warriors gym.
    The Lady Warriors opened the twin wins with a 61-39 victory and the Warriors closed it out with an 83-61 win.
    The IL girls, 11-3, 7-1, opened the game with a 20-6 first period lead on the way to a 34-13 halftime edge on the Lady Rams.
    Nia Pressley paced the Lady Warriors with 20 points, 15 in the first half.
    Kate Komorous hit 16, eight in each half.

  • Jackets notch two wins over Knights

    Buford, back to the hardwood since a Jan. 15 game with Indian Land, made the most of the home court with two Region IV-AA wins over North Central on Jan. 26.
    The BHS boys posted a 69-57 win after the Lady Jackets, in a stellar effort, rolled to an 80-39 win over the Lady Knights.
    Buford, in the nightcap, built an early lead and held on against what BHS coach Raheem Waller called “an improving North Central team.”

  • Vols cruise in sweep of Eagles

    PAGELAND – Andrew Jackson took a Region IV-AA road trip to Pageland and it resulted in a big night for the orange-clad visitors at Central High School.
    AJ posted a league sweep of the Eagles to stay unbeaten in region play for the boys and girls teams.
    u In the girls’ game, the Lady Eagles were not able to score at all and trailed AJ, 15-0 at the end of the first quarter.  The Lady Vols did most of their scoring off steals, unforced turnovers and easy lay-ins.