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High School Sports

  • Lady Warriors rebound, win District IV title

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Lady Warriors Varsity went 1-2 Wednesday at the ILHS softball field, but it was enough to earn the Class AAA Upper State District IV softball crown and a bid to the Class AAA Upper State title series.
    The Lady Warriors, 18-4, faced Woodruff High School in the double-elimination district title game, needing one win over the Lady Wolverines to move on to the Class AAA Upstate title round.
    Woodruff forced a decisive game two with a 9-6 win to open play Wednesday.

  • Vols hold off Wildcats

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson, on a late power surge, advanced in the winner’s bracket of the Class AA Upper State championship baseball series with a 7-6 win over Blacksburg High School on Thursday night at the Volunteers’ field.
    AJ senior designated hitter Brett Percival, a Clemson University baseball preferred walk-on, blasted a towering two-run home run to left field to give the Vols a 7-4 edge in the bottom of the fifth inning.

  • Lady Warriors open soccer playoffs with win

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors, the two-time defending Class AAA Upper State champions, opened the playoffs with a 6-2 win over Pendleton High School on Monday at the ILHS Reservation.
    The ILHS girls built a 3-0 halftime lead on the way to the win.
    Carleigh Werner led the Lady Warriors with two goals and an assist. Bella Sikorski had a goal and an assist.
    Arianna Powell, Kiley Waterbury and Shelby Ryberg each tallied a goal.
    Tatiana Ramirez and Samantha Ammann each had an assist.
    The Lady Warriors outshot Pendleton, 31-4.

  • LHS golfers capture region title

    The Lancaster High School Bruins golf team, the defending Class AAAA state champion, made it five straight Region III-AAAA crowns with a nine-shot win over South Pointe High School at the Lancaster Golf Club on Monday afternoon.
    The Bruins, paced by three all-region golfers, shot a 316.
    Trey Crenshaw led the Bruins with a three-under 69, which included five birdies, 11 pars and two bogeys.

  • Lady Bruins stay alive in playoffs

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins rebounded to stay in the hunt for the Class AAAA District II softball title with a 4-1 home win over the Pickens Blue Flame on Monday.
    Taylor Ames-Alexander led the LHS girls with a double, triple, stolen base and scored a run.
    Jamaya Miller had two hits and a RBI. Amariya Thompson contributed two hits, a RBI, scored a run and had a stolen base.
    Amarie Gist had a double and tallied a run.
    Nykie Mingo contributed a hit. Ana Watts scored a run and drove in a run.

  • Vols roll to district crown

    The Andrew Jackson High School baseball team is on a roll and along the way the Volunteers are making history.
    AJ, 12-7, completed a sweep of the Class AA Upper District II championship – 3-0 – with a 13-7 home win over Batesburg-Leesville to give AJ a milestone – the first time the Vols have won the district and region crowns in one season going back to 1985 – 34 years.
    The Vols, starting fast, forged a 9-0 lead after two innings on the way to the six-run victory.

  • Junior Vols allow no goals in unbeaten season

    Andrew Jackson High School junior varsity soccer coach Brian Trimnal said he knew the Junior Volunteers were talented, but they took their game to another level this season.
    The Junior Vols fashioned a stellar 13-0 record, and in doing so didn’t yield a goal all season.
    The AJ jayvees, for their 13-match season, outscored their foes 63-0.
    “I’ve never been a part of a team which was unbeaten and didn’t allow a goal on the season,” Trimnal said. “It’s remarkable we had this success.

  • Lady Bruins blitz O-W in playoffs

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins launched their postseason softball hopes, rolling to a 23-0 home win over Orangeburg-Wilkinson in the Class AAAA District II playoffs on Thursday afternoon.
    Jamaya Miller, who worked two innings and struck out five, posted the win. Madison Morris worked three frames and fanned five.
    Miller aided the cause with an RBI. Morris had a hit and drove in a run.
    Mckenzie Whitener rapped a triple and Amariya Thompson had a double and an RBI.
    Riley Burton, Nykie Mingo and N’oniesti Witherspoon each had a hit and two RBIs.

  • Volunteers win, advance

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson powered into the driver’s seat in the Class AA District II baseball tournament Thursday night at the Volunteers’ field.
    AJ senior designated hitter Brett Percival blasted a clutch, two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to lift the Vols to a 6-4 win over Southside Christian School of Greenville.
    Percival’s two-run shot, which scored Dillon Kirk ahead of him, put AJ on top on the way to the win as the lone unbeaten team in the double-elimination tournament.

  • Volunteers edge Bruins in soccer

    The second-ranked Andrew Jackson High School Volunteers edged county rival Lancaster High School for the second time this season, posting a 2-1 win over the Bruins on Tuesday night at Memorial Stadium.
    AJ, which defeated the Bruins, 3-2 in the first meeting, had goals from Mason McKittrick and Adam Hudson.
    Tyler Williams, in goal, notched 13 saves.
    Benjamin Guevara Salmeron scored the Bruins’ goal on a header off an assist from Jacob Cato.
    Andrew Jackson hosted North Central in the Vols’ senior night match Thursday night.