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High School Sports

  • 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.”

  • Lady Warriors rip York

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors forged a 6-0 halftime lead on the way to a 10-0 home win over Class AAAA foe York on Wednesday.

    York is ranked No. 10 in Class AAAA girls soccer.

    Kelsey Long had four goals, while Summer Bishop tallied three goals.

    Brianna Bishop netted two goals and Kailee Erwin added one.

    The Lady Warriors had 27 shots to seven for York.

    ILHS keeper Emma Thompson tallied four saves. Shelby Ryberg teamed with Thompson for the shutout.

  • LHS Lady Bruins blank South Aiken

    Region III-AAAA champion Lancaster blanked South Aiken, 5-0 to open the Class AAAA Upper State softball playoffs on Wednesday night.

    LHS senior southpaw pitcher Summer Clinton, the Region III-AAAA Player of the Year and a North-South All-Star selection, tossed a two-hitter, a no-hitter for six innings, and struck out eight. She walked one.

    LHS scored two runs in the third and a pair in the fourth to take a 4-0 spread.

    Senior catcher Gracie Revels, in the bottom of the fifth, drilled a solo home run for the five-run spread.

  • Vols, Warriors win in playoff openers

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers opened the Class AA Upper State District III baseball playoffs, rolling to a convincing 11-1 road win over top-seeded and and sixth-ranked Saluda High School on Wednesday night.

    The Vols, the fourth seed out of Region IV-AA, thumped the Region III-AA champion Tigers in five innings when the game ended with the 10-run mercy rule.

    Griffin Gardner, in 5.1 innings, hurled the win, striking out eight.

    He allowed three hits and a walk.

    Will Hudson worked two-thirds of an inning and struck out two.

  • Bruins roar to region golf title

    The Lancaster High School golf team was way on top of its game taking the Region III-AAAA championship for the fourth straight season Wednesday afternoon at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The Bruins, with an even-par 288 for 18 holes, were led by freshman Trey Crenshaw who shot a sizzling two-under 70.

    Crenshaw, one of five Bruins to reap all-region honors, earned the region medalist for the second time in three seasons.

    Lancaster, in dominating fashion, captured the region crown by 54 shots.

    York was the region runner-up with a 342 team total.

  • Jackets edge Vols to cap regular season play

    Staff Reports

    Buford highlighted Jackets Senior Night, topping rival Andrew Jackson, 9-8 to cap regular-season baseball play Friday night at Buford Park.

    BHS, down 4-3 going to the bottom of the sixth, exploded for six runs to take a 9-4 lead.

    AJ rallied for four runs in the top of the seventh, but the Jackets held on for the win.

    Dylan Montgomery, who worked two innings, was the winner.

    Brett Sistrare hurled five innings before Montgomery came on in the final two frames.

  • Bruins host region golf tournament

    The Lancaster High School golf team, 15-1, 8-0 in Region III-AAAA play, will host the region golf tournament today at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The tournament was scheduled to be played Monday, but rain canceled the tournament to today.

    Play is slated to begin at 10 a.m. today.

    The Bruins, in their last outing, posted a 150 to sweep a four-way match with region foes Westwood, York and Ridge View last week at the LGC.

    York shot a 174, followed by Ridge View with a 222 and Westwood at 231.

  • Bruins win KLS Running for Ryan county track meet

    Lancaster High School captured titles in the 12th annual KLS Running for Ryan Lancaster County track meet Saturday afternoon at the LHS track.

    The Bruins topped the boys field with 103 points, while the Lady Bruins won the girls meet with 77 points.

    The LHS boys won seven events, while the Lady Bruins took six firsts in the event held in memory of Ryan McKinney, a former LHS track athlete. Running for Ryan also serves to promote a greater awareness of KLS – Klein Levin Syndrome.

  • Buford’s James ‘Coach Mo’ Award Winner

    Veteran Buford High School assistant football coach Wes James is the first recipient of the Lancaster County Fellowship of Christian Athletes Coach of the Year, the ‘Coach Mo’ Award.

    James, the Jackets’ longtime offensive line coach, was presented the honor, given in memory of his former BHS coaching associate Jeff Moyer, better known as “Coach Mo,” during the annual Lancaster County Fellowship of Christian Athletes banquet at Second Baptist Church on Monday night.