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High School Sports

  • Bonda expects battle Saturday

    Indian Land High School Lady Warriors soccer coach Mark Bonda said he expects his toughest match of the season Saturday when the ILHS girls go for their second straight Class AAA soccer championship.
    The Lady Warriors will battle Class AAA Lower State champion Bishop England, 15-2-1, in hopes of netting their second straight state crown Saturday at Irmo High School’s W.C. Hawkins Stadium.
    Kickoff is set for noon.

  • LHS Upper State qualifiers set

    Lancaster High School qualified a host of athletes for the Class AAAA Upper State meet at the Region III-AAAA track meet in York on May 1.

    The LHS boys were fifth and the Lady Bruins placed sixth.

    The Bruins were led by Frederick Thompson, who was second in the 400 meters and ran a leg on the runner-up 4 x 400 relay, which included Jaelen Harfield, Dontavious Blair and Kendrick Thompson.

    Frederick Thompson teamed with Harfield, Janard Clark and Nehemiah Bailey to place third in the 4 x 100 relay.

  • Davis, Henry lead Warriors in AAA Upstate qualifier meet

    SPARTANBURG – The Indian Land High School Warriors have qualified a host of athletes for the Class AAA state meet this weekend in Columbia.

    The ILHS boys were led by senior Marlin Davis who won the 100 and 200 meter dash events at the Class AAA Upper State qualifier at Broome High School in Spartanburg County. The top four fnishers advance to the state meet at Spring Valley High School.

    Davis ran a 10.70 to win the 100 and posted a 21.74 to win the 200.

    He was also second in the 400-meter dash in 49.02.

  • Lady Warriors Upstate champs

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors will defend their Class AAA state girls soccer championship.

    The ILHS girls captured the Class AAA Upper State title for the second straight season, rolling to a 6-0 road win over Woodruff High School on Monday night.

    The Lady Warriors, 19-3-1, built a 4-0 halftime lead and added pair of second-half goals on the way to their fourth straight shutout win in postseason play.

  • Warriors stay alive to face Seneca

    Indian Land rebounded to earn a bid to the Class AAA Upper State baseball championship round on Monday.

    The Warriors rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to take a 3-2 win over Pendleton High School. The ILHS boys, now a school-record 22-8, snapped a 2-all tie with a single run in the fourth inning to take the win.

    The tight win advances Indian Land to face Seneca for the Class AAA Upstate title. The Warriors will have to defeat the Bobcats twice Wednesday to stay alive and advance to the Class AAA state title series.

  • Lady Bruins win; Buford to battle AJ

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins took the early lead and notched a 7-1 win over Belton Honea Path to stay alive in the Class AAAA Upper State title round of the softball playoffs on Monday afternoon at the LHS field.

    The six-run win advances LHS to an elimination game with North Augusta today at 6 p.m. at 100 Riverview Park.

    The Lancaster vs. North Augusta winner moves on to face Union County, needing two wins over the Lady Jackets on Friday.

  • Bruins third in Southern Cross field

    The Lancaster High School golf team, fresh off winning the Region III-AAAA championship for the fourth straight season, finished third in the prestigious Southern Cross golf tournament at the Palmetto Golf Club in Aiken over the weekend of April 27-28.

    The tournament featured 22 teams from across the Carolinas.

    LHS shot a 444 (221-223) to finish behind Boiling Springs with a 434 (220-214) and Cannon School of Concord, N.C., with a 437 (223-214), was second.

  • IL Loughry to play for Pride

    INDIAN LAND – David Loughry is ready for his next challenge – the next level.

    Loughry, the Indian Land High School senior quarterback who came back from a tough injury, is set to play college football.

    Loughry is headed to Greensboro College, a NCAA Division III school which plays in the USA South Conference.

    Loughry, a 6-3, 185-pounder who broke his femur – thigh bone– and missed the last half of his junior season, rebounded to produce a solid senior year at ILHS.

  • Bruins, Warriors show strength at liftathon

    The annual Lancaster High School liftathon, which included Indian Land, was heavy on fundraising attempts by both county schools.

    The annual event, held in the spring, serves as a fundraiser as football players, with the completion of winter workouts centered on the weight room, seek pledges for the bench press. The more pounds the more money for the effort.

    Lancaster invited Indian Land to be a part of the liftathon, held in the LHS gym on April 28.

  • AJ’s Crosby to play at Claflin

    KERSHAW – Claflin University is the right place for Andrew Jackson High School senior volleyball star Makaylen Crosby.

    So good that the Lady Volunteers ace student-athlete is going to spend the next four years at the Orangeburg college, a NCAA Div. II member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

    Crosby made it official, signing with the Lady Panthers volleyball program on April 27 in the AJ media center.

    “Claflin feels like home,” Crosby said. “When I went there, it felt like home.