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High School Sports

  • Jackets rally to give Buford High School sweep

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    PAGELAND – The Buford boys completed a sweep of host Central High School of Pageland, taking a 54-49 win over the Eagles on Friday night in Pageland.
    The Jackets’ five-point comeback win came after the Lady Jackets clipped the Lady Eagles, 50-26.
    The Jackets, down 40-36 heading into the final period, ignited on a pivotal 18-9 surge to close the game for the victory.

  • Bruins lasso Stallions for third place in Winborn tournament

    ROCK HILL – The Lancaster Bruins rallied from an early deficit to notch a 56-53 win over South Pointe High School of Rock Hill to finish third in the annual Y.C. Winborn basketball tournament at Rock Hill High School on Saturday night.
    The Bruins, who went 2-1 in the eight-team field, also defeated North Charleston, the No. 2 team in Class AA, and fell to host Rock Hill High.

  • Ace trio lead all-county defense

    Three crackerjack defensive players, who were honored as their region’s defensive players of the year this season, lead The Lancaster News’ 2018 all-county defense.
    The trio – Indian Land’s Dorian Williams, Lancaster High School’s Immanuel Bush and Andrew Jackson’s Ben Hinson head the elite stop unit.
    Williams, a senior and two-time all-region selection, was honored as the 2018 Region IV-AAA Defensive Player of the Year and earned the Warriors MVP.

  • Jackets duo heads all-county offense

    Buford High School’s dynamic backfield duo of junior quarterback Brayden Phillips and senior running back Tyheim Miller, who played a large role in the Jackets’ Region IV-AA championship run, headline The Lancaster News’ 2018 all-county offense.
    Phillips, who threw for over 1,500 yards this season, reaped all-region honors. He was 76-160 passing and 18 touchdowns. He ran 50 times for 213 yards and three touchdowns.

  • Cloud shines, Watts leads BHS to electric season

    The 2018 Lancaster County high school football season was quite a campaign with all four county schools making the playoffs.
    A closer look at the 2018 campaign revealed a brilliant individual season and some regional honors and a solid coaching effort to turn a slow start into a blazing Buford High School football finish.
    Lancaster High School senior quarterback Kemarkio Cloud, coming off a solid junior campaign, stepped up his game in a big way this season to earn The Lancaster News Player of the Year for the 2018 prep football season.

  • Wilson signs to play at George Washington

    INDIAN LAND – Daniella Wilson’s decision to attend George Washington University is twofold – academics and athletics.
    Wilson, an Indian Land High School star softball player, signed with the Colonels on Monday afternoon in the ILHS media center, noting a desire to play college softball and earn a solid education to build her career.
    “I want to be an anesthesiologist and George Washington has a great medical school,” said Wilson, who will major in pre-med.

  • Bruins top Cougars in tournament play

    ROCK HILL – The Lancaster Bruins launched play in the annual Y.C. Winborn high school basketball tournament with a tough win over North Charleston High School on Thursday night at Rock Hill High School.
    The Bruins put four players in double figures on the way to a 66-65 win over the Cougars, ranked No. 2 in Class AA boys.
    “Good team win for us,” LHS veteran assistant coach Jerron Cauthen said. “We stepped up against a tough basketball team.

  • Williams leads Warriors football awards

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School football star Dorian Williams followed up his big day with a notable night Thursday evening.
    Williams, the Warriors star defensive back who signed with Tulane University on Wednesday afternoon in the ILHS media center, highlighted the ILHS football awards at Crossridge in Indian Land on Thursday night.
    Williams, a 6-2, 200-pounder, was named the Warriors Football MVP to highlight the team’s 6-6 season and a second-round finish in the Class AAA football playoffs.

  • IL’s Williams signs to play at Tulane

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land High School media center, normally a quiet place, was abuzz Wednesday afternoon.
    There was good reason for the excitement and a little more than expected noise.
    Dorian Williams, the Indian Land High School senior ace defensive back, signed with Tulane University as a packed room of coaches, teammates, students, school officials and family members witnessed the notable occasion.

  • LHS wrestlers net two wins

    The Lancaster Bruins captured two wins in a three-way wrestling match at Union Academy (NC) on Wednesday night.
    The Bruins defeated Bradford Prep 60-30, Union Academy, 45-24 and fell to Chesterfield, 42-36.
    Following are the LHS win results:
    - 113 – Andrew Duffell-Hoffman pin vs. BP.
    - 120 – Zeek Wright pin vs. BP, forfeit vs. UA.
    - 126 – Christine McCune forfeit vs. BP.
    - 138 – Matthew Duffell-Hoffman pins vs. BP, Chesterfield, decision vs. UA.
    - 145 – Dexter Goshorn pin vs. BP, UA.