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High School Sports

  • Warriors rally to win district crown

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School baseball coach Joey Robinson’s jersey was soaked and he couldn’t have been happier.

    He and the Warriors were all wet, not in a bad way, and soaking in their latest diamond success.

    “I’ll take it every time,” Robinson said.

    Robinson’s top was doused in a post-game celebration after the Warriors rallied for an exciting 6-5 win over Chapman High School to give ILHS the Class AAA District IV baseball crown and a berth in the Class AAA Upstate title series.

  • Jackets capture region golf title

    The Buford Yellow Jackets have produced a banner golf season, and they added another jewel Monday at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The Yellow Jackets, 11-1-1, claimed the Region IV-AA championship with a 27-shot win over their nearest foe.

    Buford topped the field with a 346, followed by Chesterfield with a 373.

    Anthony Sutton and Caleb Henson each shot a two-over 74 lead BHS.

    Chandler King posted an 87.

    Michael McCowan had a 111, followed by Ian McGaughy with a 112. Jacob Tillman had a 118.

  • ILHS soccer foursome headed for college play

    INDIAN LAND – A quality quartet of Indian Land High School soccer standouts is taking their game to the next level.
    Lady Warriors ace booters Brianna Bishop, Summer Bishop, Abby Curry and Kailee Erwin made it official April 19 when they signed to play college soccer.
    Brianna Bishop will be playing college soccer at Emmanuel College (Ga.), while her sister Summer is headed to Queens University in nearby Charlotte.
    Curry is going to Coker College in Hartsville and Erwin is bound for Newberry College.

  • Lady Warriors capture region track title

    Indian Land High School captured the Region IV-AAA girls track title, while the ILHS boys placed second in the meet at Camden High School on Wednesday.
    The Lady Warriors, with 128 points, were followed by Camden with 111, Fairfield Central 61, Columbia 23 and Chester 2.
    Chester High School topped the men’s field with 87 points, followed by ILHS 69, Columbia 67, Camden 65 and Fairfield Central 51.
    The top four finishers in each event advance to the Class AAA Upper State track meet at Broome High School on May 5.

  • Lady Bruins’ Clinton signs with USC Union

    The connection from Lancaster High School to the University of South Carolina Union softball program has added another solid diamond link.
    Lancaster High School senior pitcher-outfielder Summer Clinton will be joining Lady Bruins’ teammate De’Asia Fisher in the Bantams’ softball program.
    Fisher signed with USCU last week, and Clinton followed Wednesday afternoon in the LHS media center to give the Bantams two from the LHS Lady Bruins’ softball program.

  • Lady Bruins top AJ

    The Lancaster High School girls soccer team capped regular-season play, earning a little pitch revenge.
    The Lady Bruins, 7-11, avenged an earlier non-region soccer loss to county rival Andrew Jackson High School, taking a 4-1 win over the Lady Volunteers at Memorial Stadium on Thursday night.
    Gabriela Portillo, Zy McIlwain, Zena Patterson and Michaela Burton each scored a goal in the LHS win.
    Andrew Jackson High School’s Taylor Lundy scored the Lady Volunteers lone goal.

  • Jackets blank Andrews to stay alive

    Buford, doing its best to stay alive in Class AA postseason, pulled a blank job on the road Thursday night.
    The Jackets, dodging elimination in the Class AA Lower State baseball playoffs, shut out Andrews High School of Georgetown, 4-0 to keep their playoff hopes afloat.
    Buford, rebounding from an 11-1 loss to Academic Magnet in North Charleston in five innings on Tuesday night, used solid pitching and timely hitting to notch the win.

  • Vincent going to USC as preferred walk-on

    BUFORD – Buford High School star linebacker Noah Vincent, with a simple signing of his name, realized a lifelong goal April 20 in the Buford High School conference room.
    Vincent, who has wanted to play Division I college football since he first began playing the sport at age 8, is on track.
    The 6-1, 212-pounder is headed to the University of South Carolina as a preferred walk-on for the Gamecocks’ football team.
    He will enroll at USC in June and pursue his dream to play at the next level.

  • Extreme 4 race tops LMS card Saturday

    The Lancaster Motor Speedway’s Extreme 4 Division will host the track’s top race Saturday night, the M&M Garage Muffler & Tire Extreme 4 Shootout paying $1,100 to win.

    The Extreme 4 Division will be racing for $1,000 thanks to track sponsor and former Extreme 4 racer, Mel Privette of M&M Garage Muffler & Tire.

    The race format is two heat races, with the top 10 advancing to the main event from each heat race. All others will be going to the consi races, with the top four from consi going to the main event.

  • Bruins netters repeat as region champs

    Nathan Lowery

    For The Lancaster News

    The Lancaster High boys’ tennis team, coming off a banner region championship season, used their returning experienced players to help the Bruins earn back-to-back Region III-AAAA championships this spring.

    “We were lucky to only lose one player after last year,” LHS boys tennis coach Ray Sapp said. “After last year, I felt confident.”