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High School Sports

  • Vols top Cavaliers in soccer playoffs

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers soccer team built a 3-1 halftime lead on the way to a 4-2 win over Christ Church Episcopal School of Greenville on Thursday night at Volunteer Stadium.
    The Vols, 18-3-1, were led by Mason McKittrick and Jared Truesdale, who scored two goals each in the AJ victory.

  • Lady Jackets prevail on PKs

    Buford High School’s Isabella Jones, Marisa King and Chaney Smith converted on decisive penalty kicks to give the Lady Jackets a landmark 3-2 penalty kicks win over Landrum High School on Wednesday night at Jackets Stadium.
    Regulation ended in a 1-1 tie and each team scored in the two 10-minute overtimes to deadlock the match at 2-all.
    Then, the tight match went to penalty kicks with Jones, who scored a goal and had an assist in regulation, scoring along with King and Smith.

  • Belk leads LHS region track effort

    Lancaster High School’s Tierra Belk led the Lady Bruins effort in the Region III-AAAA track meet at York High School on April 25.
    Belk, who tallied 22 points, won the triple jump and placed third in the 100- and 200-meter dash. She also ran a leg on the girls 4 x 100 relay, which included Ya’dynasty Douglas, Mahongany Perry and Rekia Polk.
    Polk, a senior who scored 12 points in the individual events, was second in the triple jump and fourth in the long jump.

  • Lady Warriors capture region title

    The Indian Land girls captured the Region IV-AAA track crown and the ILHS boys were a close second at the region meet in Camden on April 24.
    The Lady Warriors topped a five-team field with 124.5 points to finish ahead Fairfield Central 82, host Camden 77.5 points, Keenan 24 points and Chester with 19 points.
    In the boys meet, Keenan High School of Columbia edged the Warriors 92-91 in a tight finish. Fairfield Central tallied 76 points to take third, with Chester 41 points and Camden 40 points rounding out the boys field.

  • Lady Warriors rebound, win District IV title

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Lady Warriors Varsity went 1-2 Wednesday at the ILHS softball field, but it was enough to earn the Class AAA Upper State District IV softball crown and a bid to the Class AAA Upper State title series.
    The Lady Warriors, 18-4, faced Woodruff High School in the double-elimination district title game, needing one win over the Lady Wolverines to move on to the Class AAA Upstate title round.
    Woodruff forced a decisive game two with a 9-6 win to open play Wednesday.

  • Vols hold off Wildcats

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson, on a late power surge, advanced in the winner’s bracket of the Class AA Upper State championship baseball series with a 7-6 win over Blacksburg High School on Thursday night at the Volunteers’ field.
    AJ senior designated hitter Brett Percival, a Clemson University baseball preferred walk-on, blasted a towering two-run home run to left field to give the Vols a 7-4 edge in the bottom of the fifth inning.

  • Lady Warriors open soccer playoffs with win

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors, the two-time defending Class AAA Upper State champions, opened the playoffs with a 6-2 win over Pendleton High School on Monday at the ILHS Reservation.
    The ILHS girls built a 3-0 halftime lead on the way to the win.
    Carleigh Werner led the Lady Warriors with two goals and an assist. Bella Sikorski had a goal and an assist.
    Arianna Powell, Kiley Waterbury and Shelby Ryberg each tallied a goal.
    Tatiana Ramirez and Samantha Ammann each had an assist.
    The Lady Warriors outshot Pendleton, 31-4.

  • LHS golfers capture region title

    The Lancaster High School Bruins golf team, the defending Class AAAA state champion, made it five straight Region III-AAAA crowns with a nine-shot win over South Pointe High School at the Lancaster Golf Club on Monday afternoon.
    The Bruins, paced by three all-region golfers, shot a 316.
    Trey Crenshaw led the Bruins with a three-under 69, which included five birdies, 11 pars and two bogeys.

  • Lady Bruins stay alive in playoffs

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins rebounded to stay in the hunt for the Class AAAA District II softball title with a 4-1 home win over the Pickens Blue Flame on Monday.
    Taylor Ames-Alexander led the LHS girls with a double, triple, stolen base and scored a run.
    Jamaya Miller had two hits and a RBI. Amariya Thompson contributed two hits, a RBI, scored a run and had a stolen base.
    Amarie Gist had a double and tallied a run.
    Nykie Mingo contributed a hit. Ana Watts scored a run and drove in a run.

  • Vols roll to district crown

    The Andrew Jackson High School baseball team is on a roll and along the way the Volunteers are making history.
    AJ, 12-7, completed a sweep of the Class AA Upper District II championship – 3-0 – with a 13-7 home win over Batesburg-Leesville to give AJ a milestone – the first time the Vols have won the district and region crowns in one season going back to 1985 – 34 years.
    The Vols, starting fast, forged a 9-0 lead after two innings on the way to the six-run victory.