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High School Sports

  • Vols take pair from Rams

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News
    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers and the Lady Vols captured both games against Region IV-AA foe Chesterfield High School on Tuesday night at AJ.
    The use of the full-court and half-court press has been effective for the Vols this season. Bringing the game to their opponent opened up opportunities to keep the ball and control the floor. Using teammates to get the best shot is part of AJ coach Danny Wright’s philosophy of “right pass and right shot.”

  • Indian Land drops two at Fort Mill

    The Indian Land High School Warriors dropped a pair of non-region basketball losses to Class AAAAA Fort Mill High School on Friday night.
    The Lady Warriors stayed winless at 0-10 with a 48-26 loss to the FMHS Lady Yellow Jackets.
    Fort Mill completed the sweep with an 84-57 win in the boys contest.
    Jacobi Wright paced the Yellow Jackets with 29 points in the 27-point win in the nightcap.
    Fort Mill, 7-1, was also led by Keyan Mims, who hit 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds. Mims also had three assists.

  • ILHS wrestlers top AJ, MC

    Indian Land, the second-ranked team in Class AAA wrestling, pushed its mark to 10-2 with wins over county rival Andrew Jackson High School and Mid-Carolina on Tuesday night at ILHS.
    The Warriors topped the Vols 70-12 and took a 75-6 win over Mid-Carolina.

  • Lady Jackets win for split

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    The 10th-ranked Buford girls posted a second straight win for a Region IV-AA basketball split with Lewisville High School at the BHS gym on Tuesday night.
    The Lady Jackets opened a 10-5 edge on the Lady Lions and steadily pulled away for the 41-22 win.
    Buford, with a 12-5 surge, stretched its lead to 22-10 at the break.

  • Bruins split wrestling matches

    Staff Reports
    The Lancaster Bruins split a pair of prep wrestling matches at Camden Military Academy in Camden on Wednesday night.
    The Bruins posted a win over Class AAA member Keenan High School of Columbia, 48-12, but fell to host CMA for the second time this season.
    Lancaster, in the win over Keenan, rolled to a 36-point victory over the Raiders.
    The Bruins grapplers were led by Andrew Duffell-Hoffman (113) with a pin, Eric Byrd (160) with a pin, Nygel Moore (182) with a pin, Dylan Goshorn (220) with a pin and Immanuel Bush (285) with a pin.

  • IL’s Alanis to play for Erskine beach volleyball

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School senior volleyball player Emily Alanis is going to be part of a history-making sports event at Erskine College.
    Alanis, a star volleyball player for the Lady Warriors, has signed to play with the new Erskine College beach volleyball program.
    Erskine, located in Due West, will begin beach volleyball competition in spring, 2020. The Flying Fleet will compete as an independent member of the NCAA.
    Alanis said she is excited to be a part of Erskine’s start-up program.

  • Bruins sweep Chester Cyclones

    CHESTER – Lancaster went to the wire, but prevailed for a tight non-region win over Chester High School for a sweep of the host Cyclones on Tuesday night.
    The Bruins’ C.J. Ealy drilled a trey with five seconds to play to lift Lancaster to a 65-62 win over the Cycs.
    The girls’ game wasn’t anywhere that close as the Lady Bruins blistered the Lady Cycs for a 77-34 victory in the varsity opener.
    The boys game was tight to the end with Ealy coming up big with his clutch three-pointer.

  • Vols open region play with split at NC

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News
    BOONETOWN – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers traveled to North Central High for a pair of games on Tuesday evening, splitting in their Region IV-AA hoops opener.
    The Lady Vols won 52-46, but the boys fell to NCHS, 56-39.

  • Vols capture two mat wins

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers wrestling team pushed its mark to 6-1 with a pair of wins on Tuesday night at home.
    AJ topped Cheraw, 54-24 and took a 36-33 win over Columbia High School.
    In the win over Cheraw, Daniel Barfied (113), Aiden Hinson (132), Nick Burgess (138), Tyleik Elder (160) and Ryan Hunter (182) each had a pin for the Vols.
    AJ winners on forfeits included Dalton Mackey (126), Payton Hornsby (152), Isaiah Camp (170) and Jack Collins (220).
    AJ captured a 36-33 win over Class AA Columbia High.

  • Parkwood tops IL in overtime for sweep

    The Indian Land Warriors fell twice in a non-region basketball twin bill at Parkwood High School of Union County, N.C., on Wednesday night.
    The Warriors dropped a 65-64 loss and the Lady Warriors stayed winless with a 40-21 loss to the PHS Lady Rebels.
    In the nightcap, Parkwood notched its second win, a 65-64 victory in overtime.
    The game was tied at 57-all at the end of regulation, but Parkwood outscored the Warriors 8-7 for the triumph.