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High School Sports

  • Sellers wins state wrestling crown

    The Buford Middle School wrestling team wrapped up a stellar mat season Saturday at Lexington High School in the annual Carolina Invitational where Tanner Sellers captured a state crown to complete an unbeaten individual season.
    Sellers went 4-0 on the day, posting pins in all four matches to cap a sterling 29-0 season.
    BMS had three wrestlers qualify for the state tournament, including Ashton Gardner in the 108-pound weight class, Sellers at the 158 weight class and Justin Pardue in the 285-pound weight class.

  • AJ captures two wins over Knights

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News
    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers notched two Region IV-AA wins over the North Central Knights on Friday night in Kershaw.
    The Lady Volunteers led all four quarters of the game for the 64-44 win.
    At the end of the first quarter, the AJ girls led 11-8 and they took a 26-19 spread at the half.
    In the third quarter, the Lady Vols jumped ahead 51-25 on the way to the 20-point win.

  • Bruins notch two mat wins

    The Lancaster High School wrestling team rebounded from two region losses to post a pair of non-region mat wins on Friday night.
    The Bruins notched wins over Chesterfield and Darlington. LHS dumped the CHS Rams, 54-29, and Darlington, 60-15.
    In the 25-point win over Chesterfield, the Bruins pin winners were Brandon Gomez (126), Connor Sullivan (132), Eric Byrd (160) and Immanuel Bush (285).

  • Warriors top Griffins for first region win

    WINNSBORO – The Indian Land Warriors, winless in Region IV-AAA hoops and seeing their Class AAA Upper State postseason hopes possibly slipping away, took court action Friday night at Fairfield Central High School in Winnsboro.
    The Warriors snapped a three-game region skid, taking a 63-57 win over the FCHS Griffins.
    “Going into region play and at 0-3, nobody really gave us a chance, so our guys responded the way we needed to take the win,” ILHS coach Nate Smith said. “We know we are a better team than our record shows.

  • Stallions top Lancaster Bruins twice

    South Pointe, in different ways, pulled the hardwood broom job in the Lancaster High School gym on Friday night.
    The Stallions took two from the host LHS Bruins in Region III-AAAA play.
    The second-ranked Lady Stallions dashed to an 81-22 win over the Lady Bruins and the SPHS boys held on for a 75-70 win.
    The boys game was tight early, but later featured a pair of spurts by both teams.
    The Bruins, down 26-25 at the half, came out in the second half to take charge and build a 43-32 lead on a Kemarkio Cloud bucket midway through the third period.

  • Lady Jackets win for region split

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    The Buford High School girls finished strong to take a 39-26 win over Chesterfield High School for a split of a Region IV-AA basketball doubleheader at BHS on Friday night.
    The Buford boys, in the nightcap, dropped a 66-60 to the Rams.
    In the opener, the Lady Jackets, up 18-15 at the half, picked up the pace on the way to the 13-point win.
    The game was tied at 7-all after one period before the Lady Jackets began to build their lead.

  • Bruins drop 2 on mat

    The Lancaster High School wrestling team had a tough night on the mat with a three-way match at Westwood High School in Blythewood on Wednesday night.
    Lancaster, which had earlier defeated Westwood High, 42-21, at LHS on Jan. 7, dropped Region III-AAAA matches to York and South Pointe High School of Rock Hill.
    South Pointe is ranked No. 2 in Class AAAA wrestling by SCMAT, the S.C. high school wrestling website, and York is rated a slot below at No. 3.
    Lancaster fell to York, 48-21, and South Pointe, 65-12.

  • Warriors star kicker Dickerson in International Bowl

    Area fans can follow the play of Indian Land High School standout senior kicker Brandon Dickerson in the annual International Bowl on ESPNU at 10 a.m. today.
    Dickerson, who played in his fourth straight International Bowl, held at the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium and the national semifinal Cotton Bowl, is a member of the U19 National Team, which played Friday night.
    The team, which included elite players from across the United States, faced Tamaulipas of Mexico, a team of college sophomores and juniors.

  • Bulldogs bite Warriors twice

    Indian Land dropped two at home to Camden High School in Region IV-AA play on Tuesday night.
    The Lady Warriors opened the twin bill, falling to the Lady Bulldogs, 59-34 and the ILHS boys fell, 61-41.
    In the varsity opener, the Indian Land girls took an early 8-6 lead, but Camden answered with an 11-3 surge to gain a 17-11 lead at the half.
    Camden, steadily building its margin, forged a 40-27 spread after three periods before taking the 25-point win.

  • Lady Jackets down Knights

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    BOONETOWN – The once-beaten Buford High School girls basketball team, which dropped out of the Class AA state girls top 10 after a season’s best No. 4 ranking, still continued its winning ways with a tough win at North Central High School in Boonetown on Tuesday night.
    BHS, 12-1, topped host North Central, 31-26 to give the Jackets a split in the Region IV-AA basketball twin bill.