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High School Sports

  • Jackets net sweep of Rams

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    Buford made the most of its Region IV-AA road trip to Chesterfield High School on Tuesday night.
    BHS took two from the CHS Rams, with the Jackets taking a 44-39 win and the unbeaten Lady Jackets posting a 44-20 victory.
    In the boys game, Buford built an early lead and stayed in control for the five-point win.
    BHS opened a 12-6 lead after one period and owned a 24-12 edge at the half.

  • Tatah set for North-South game

    Lancaster High School senior offensive lineman Jalen Tatah will cap his prep football career among the Palmetto State prep grid elite on Saturday.
    Tatah will play for the North team in the 71st annual North-South All-Star football game at Brooks Stadium at Coastal Carolina.
    Tatah reported Sunday and has been working with the North team this week in preparation for the game.
    Tatah, an all-region pick, was a three-year starter for the Bruins. He is the fourth straight LHS player selected for the game.

  • Yellow Jackets sting ILHS twice

    INDIAN LAND – The host Indian Land Warriors had a tough night at the hoop on Friday night.
    The visiting Fort Mill High School Yellow Jackets swarmed the Warriors for a hardwood sweep.
    The Lady Yellow Jackets opened with a 60-17 win and the Fort Mill boys followed with a 99-60 win over the ILHS boys.
    In the nightcap, the Fort Mill boys opened an early lead and cruised to the lopsided win over the winless Warriors, who fell to 0-4.

  • LHS netter McBride competes in state singles tourney

    Katie McBride, a junior standout on the Lancaster High School girls tennis team, capped her season among the state’s elite.
    McBride, a five-time all-region selection, was Region III-AAAA’s representative in the Class AAAA state singles tournament held held Nov. 27-28 in Columbia.
    “It was definitely an honor for her to be selected,” LHS girls tennis coach Phil Dewalt said.
    McBride earned her bid to the state singles field, the Lady Bruins’ first player in some nine seasons.
    McBride, for the season, was 12-3.

  • Lady Jackets win to stay unbeaten

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    The Buford High School Lady Jackets stayed unbeaten on the season at 5-0 with a 41-18 win over Parkwood to highlight a hoops split with the host Rebels of Union County, N.C., on Friday night.
    The Lady Jackets, who topped Parkwood, 31-20 on Nov. 30 at home, took control in the second period.
    BHS led 8-7 after one quarter, but used a 12-2 second-quarter surge to hold a 20-9 edge at the half.
    Hunter Allen, who led the Lady Jackets with 15, scored nine points in the second half.

  • Warriors strong in defending Kersey mat tourney crown

    INDIAN LAND – The host Indian Land Warriors repeated as the champion in the eighth annual Mike Kersey Memorial wrestling tournament at ILHS on Saturday.
    The Warriors had 16 wrestlers place in the top four or higher, with six ILHS grapplers winning their respective weight class.
    Solomon Cortez was a winner and he earned the tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrester Award.
    Drew Enders, Weston Nguyen, Teddy Yarborough, Markeith Drakeford and Raul Neil each captured their respective weight class.

  • Cloud shines on with LHS football awards

    The Lancaster High School Bruins football team christened the new LHS Multipurpose Building, saluting a season of success Thursday night.
    The Bruins, who went 6-5 and earned a Class AAAA Upper State playoff bid, honored a host of players, led by senior quarterback Kemarkio Cloud.
    A year ago, the Bruins went 3-7 and missed the playoffs, but Cloud was a catalyst in the Bruins’ turnaround and rise this fall.
    Cloud, the Bruins Offensive MVP, reaped a pair of regional honors for his stellar play this fall.

  • Lady Jackets roll over Red Devils

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News

  • Bruins fall in overtime at Nation Ford

    For the second straight game, the Lancaster Bruins went to overtime, and again came up on the short end of the score.
    LHS, coming off a 73-70 overtime loss to Class AA county rival Andrew Jackson, dropped an 83-75 loss to Nation Ford High School in Fort Mill on Tuesday night.
    The Bruins’ eight-point loss was part a NFHS hoops sweep of Lancaster at the Falcons’ gym.
    The Lady Falcons opened the varsity twin bill with a 78-33 win over the Lady Bruins.

  • Vols wrestlers surge early for victory

    Andrew Jackson captured nine of 10 weight classes to open the match for a 44-21 wrestling win over rival Lancaster High School on Wednesday night in the Bruins’ gym.
    The Vols, 2-1 on the season, forged a 17-6 lead after five weight classes and followed with four straight pivotal pins to take control on the way to the 23-point win.
    AJ’s Daniel Barfield and Matthew Kirk each had a major decision around a Lancaster Christian McCune pin for an 8-6 lead to open the match.