High School Sports

  • AJ’s Myers 3rd in state strength meet

    Andrew Jackson High School had one athlete place in the annual S.C. Strength Coaches Association state strength meet at Lexington High School in Lexington on Saturday.

    Caleb Myers, a sophomore, finished third in the 205 junior varsity division.

    The meet requires the athletes to compete in the bench press, squat and broad jump.

    Myers highlighted his effort with a personal-best 405-pound squat.

    Myers qualified for the state meet, placing first in the region meet at Lugoff-Elgin.

  • Classic draws county coaches, players

    The Tri-County Classic, an area senior all-star basketball doubleheader, is set for Saturday at Northwestern High School in Rock Hill.

    The hoops twin bill features a girls game and a boys game in the Trojans’ gym.

    Players from the four Lancaster County high schools will be represented.

    The girls game tips off at 1 p.m., with the boys game at 3.

    The teams will be guided by area coaches, including two with Lancaster ties.

  • Bruins golfers go to 6-0

    The Lancaster High School golf team stayed unbeaten on the season, taking a one-shot win over Class AAAAA foe Nation Ford High School in a three-way meet at the Springfield Golf Club in Fort Mill on Tuesday.

    The Bruins shot a 157 to top the NFHS Falcons, who had a 158, and Northwestern at 176.

    LHS senior Brady Hinkle and Trey Crenshaw each posted a 38. Mason Tucker had a 39, while Nick Mangano carded a 42, a shot ahead of Baylee Evans’ 43.

  • BHS booters banking on experience

    When taking a closer look at successful teams in high school sports, a common denominator is experienced players.

    The 2018 version of the Buford Yellow Jackets varsity boys soccer team is loaded with senior leadership from top to bottom.

    BHS soccer coach John Bundy said the 12 Jackets seniors are unprecedented for the program.

  • Bruins salute hoops stars

    Lancaster High School hardwood shining moments took center stage in the LHS cafeteria Monday night.

    The Bruins boys and girls basketball teams honored top performers for the 2017-18 season.

    The LHS girls, who went 9-10, saluted a host of senior players for their effort this season.

    Senior Zaria Woods, a four-year member of the Lady Bruins varsity, received the team’s Bruin Award.

  • Warriors rally, top Bruins

    Indian Land, fresh off wrapping up the Region IV-AAA baseball championship with a 6-2 home win over Camden, scored one for county pride with a 7-5 comeback win over Lancaster at the Bruins’ field on Wednesday night.

    The 10-3 Warriors, who have won seven straight, trailed 3-2 after five innings, but rallied for five runs in their final two at-bats to take the two-run win over the Class AAAA Bruins.

    Indian Land was led by senior Nolan Bolt who had two hits, including a double, to go with two RBIs and scored two runs.

  • Truesdale tops Laps for Lancers 10K

    Marc Truesdale is making his mark in road racing, and Saturday was another solid step for the Andrew Jackson High School history teacher.

    Truesdale, who has qualified for the 2019 Boston Marathon with a 3:02:40 effort in the Tobacco Road Marathon in Cary, N.C., on March 17, dashed to the Laps for Lancers 10K win on Saturday morning at USC Lancaster.

    Truesale, with a 40:00.5 effort, topped the field by 78-seconds.

    Truesdale, 38, won for the second straight year when he won in 39 minutes.

  • Volunteers down rival Knights

    Andrew Jackson improved to 4-3 in Region IV-AA baseball play with a 9-4 win over North Central on Monday night.

    Brett Percival hurled the win, going three innings. He allowed no earned runs and two hits. Percival struck out three.

    Will Hudson went four frames and whiffed five. He gave up no earned runs and two hits.

    Percival paced a 10-hit attack with two singles, two runs batted in and scored a run. Hudson had two singles, a RBI and scored a run.

    William Wrape added two singles and a RBI.

  • Lady Bruins looking for strong soccer finish

    Nathan Lowery

    For The Lancaster News

    The Lancaster High girls’ soccer team has seven seniors, a new coach and high hopes for the season. 

    “The willingness of the players to learn and apply their knowledge to the pitch makes me hopeful,” LHS first-year girls soccer coach Sal Estrada said. “They have a great coachable attitude.”

    The team, at 6-5, is third in Region III-AAAA with a 4-3 record behind 5-0 York and South Pointe, 3-1.

  • Experience key for LHS soccer

    Nathan Lowery

    For The Lancaster News

    The Lancaster High School boys’ soccer team, 4-5 on the season, 3-2 in Region III-AAAA play, is continuing to build off the experience of seven seniors and looking to make their presence felt in the second half of the season.

    The Bruins are coming off a 10-8 season last year – 7-3 in region play, good enough for second place and a home playoff game against Greenville, a postseason loss.

    Last year’s team lost five seniors to graduation.