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High School Sports

  • Bruin golfers post victory

    The Lancaster High School golf team swept a four-way, nine-hole match at the Lancaster Golf Club on Wednesday.
    Trey Crenshaw shot a three-under 33 to lead the Bruins, who had a team total of 156 to win by 15 shots over York.
    Mason Tucker carded a 37 and Simon Wright followed with a 39.
    Caleb Griffin rounded out the LHS effort with a 47.

  • LHS’s Woodard signs with PC

    Lancaster High School football player Christian Woodard battled through a foot injury to get back on the field in his senior season, but it made a difference.
    Woodard, a three-sport performer for the Bruins in his senor year, returned and produced a solid senior football season to boost his plans to play at the next level.
    Woodard made it official Tuesday when he signed with Presbyterian College in the Lancaster High School conference room.

  • FCA honors Cato, Gates

    A veteran kicking specialist and first-year coach drew top honors at the Lancaster County Fellowship of Christian Athletes Football Awards banquet Monday night at Second Baptist Church.
    Lancaster High School senior kicker Jacob Cato and Andrew Jackson High School assistant volleyball coach Nikki Gates led the honorees.
    Cato, who has kicked three seasons for the Bruins, is the FCA Player of the Year.

  • AJ’s Walters signs with Erskine

    KERSHAW – The Erskine College men’s basketball team needed a point guard for the coming season, and filled the backcourt void with AJ hoops star Joey Walters.
    Walters, a six-foot, 160-pound guard, signed with the NCAA Div. II school and Conference Carolinas member on Wednesday in the AJHS media center.
    Walters joined the Flying Fleet after a visit last month to the Due West campus.

  • Vols swat Hornets to open playoffs

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson opened the Class AA Upper State baseball playoffs, blanking the C.A. Johnson High School Green Hornets, 15-0 in four innings on Tuesday night.
    Bry Neal tossed a no-hitter, striking out six and walking one in four frames.
    Neal backed his cause with a hit and three runs batted in.
    Will Hudson led the AJ attack with two singles, a RBI, walk and scored three runs.
    Connor Killough had a solo homer, walk, RBI and scored two runs.

  • Vols edge Demons, 4-3

    The second-ranked Andrew Jackson Volunteers captured a hard-fought 4-3 win over host  Lugoff-Elgin High School, a Class AAAAA school, on Monday night.
    Mason McKittrick scored two goals, while Jared Truesdale and Rhett Bowers each netted a goal for the Vols, who are the Region IV-AA champions.
    Bowers added two assists and Avery Funderburk tallied an assist in the tight AJ win.
    Tyler Williams, in goal, notched 14 saves.
    In the junior varsity match, the Junior Vols blanked the LEHS jayvees, 7-0.

  • CPTC opens youth track season

    The Columbus Parker Track Club (CPTC) opened its season March 23 by supporting alumni member Qua Cureton at Columbia International University.
    Cureton, a five-year CPTC member, is an indoor/outdoor sprinter for Allen University where he has a full scholarship and competes in the 100 and 200 meter dashes.
    Cureton serves as a CPTC volunteer coach during the summer.
    The youth enjoyed attending the track meet and observing a college-level track and field performance.

  • Cato signs with USCL soccer

    Lancaster High School senior soccer player Jacob Cato had a fulfilling day on Easter Monday.
    Cato, in late morning, did something for his future, signing to play for the University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers soccer team.
    That evening, Cato, who played football for the LHS Bruins, was honored as the 2018 Lancaster County Fellowship of Christian Athlete’s Football Player of the Year.
    Cato, a four-year LHS soccer player, said he was “on the fence,” about his college choice, but opted for USCL with the offer to continue playing soccer.

  • Team’s 53 tops Kershaw field

    KERSHAW – The winning team shot a 19-under to capture the win in the Kershaw Golf Course Spring Tournament on Saturday afternoon.
    The foursome of Wade Floyd, Sherrill Munn, Randy Young and Sammy Hunter teamed for a 53 on a cold, brisk day at the KGC for the one-shot win.
    The winning team posted 15 birdies, two eagles and a par to top the 19-team field.
    “We birdied all four of the par threes,” Floyd said. “We made some long putts and that was the key for us in the tournament.”

  • Prep softball teams open playoffs

    Four Lancaster County high school softball teams will launch district playoff action with games Thursday.
    Buford, the Region IV-AA champion, and Indian Land, the Region IV-AAA champion, and Lancaster, the Region III-AAAA runner-up, will be at home to open play.
    The BHS girls will host the Region III fourth-place finisher on Thursday.
    Indian Land will be at home to face Liberty on Thursday.
    Lancaster will host Orangeburg-Wilkinson, the fourth-place team out of Region IV.