High School Sports

  • Lady Cycs clip AJ girls

    Chester High School prevailed in penalty kicks to take a 2-1 girls soccer win over Andrew Jackson High School at Volunteer Stadium on Thursday night.

    AJ’s Taylor Lundy scored the Lady Vols’ lone goal in regulation.

    The two teams battled through the overtime periods, but were unable to score.

    The hard-fought match went to penalty kicks and the Lady Cyclones outshot the AJ girls.

    In the shootout, the Lady Cyclones converted on five shots to four for AJ.

  • Vols booters top Cheraw, 4-1

    The Andrew Jackson High School boys soccer team upper its record to 7-1 on the season with a 4-1 win over Cheraw on Tuesday night at Volunteer Stadium.

    Mason McKittrick scored two goals to spark AJ to the Region IV-AA win over the Braves.

    Jared Truesdale, off a Rhett Bowers’ assist, scored the Vols’ first goal.

    Bryce Phillips, who had two assists, assisted McKittrick on AJ’s second goal.

    McKittrick was assisted by Luke Faulkenberry on McKittrick’s second tally.

  • Red Hawks edge Bruins in extra innings

    The Lancaster Bruins dropped a 5-3 home baseball loss in nine innings to Westwood High School of Blythewood in Region III-AAAA play at the LHS field on Tuesday night.

    Westwood defeated the Bruins, 1-0 earlier this month.

    Anson Taylor, who worked 2.2 innings in relief, took the loss. He allowed four hits, two walks and a pair of runs. Taylor struck out one.

    Logan Phillips pitched 6.1 innings, yielding eight hits, two walks and three runs. He fanned three.

  • Veterans key in IL softball season

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Lady Warriors softball team has a strong returning cast back from the 2017 team, which finished 18-7 and captured the Region IV-AAA title.

    The Lady Warriors are led by head coach Monica Barfield, who is in her second season leading ILHS softball.

    Barfield, a former ILHS star softball player, returned to the team last season after guiding the Lady Warriors to Class A state softball titles in 2004, 2005 and 2006.

  • Lady Bruins lace Westwood

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins softball team rolled to a 17-0 win over Westwood on Tuesday night at the LHS field.

    The game ended in three innings due to the 15-run mercy rule.

    LHS senior hurler Summer Clinton pitched the first two innings and struck out six and Madison Morris worked the third frame and whiffed two.

    Gracie Revels led the LHS offense with three hits, including a grand slam, with six runs batted in.

    Clinton had two hits, including a home run, with five RBIs.

    Kadaja Cunningham had two hits and drove in a run. 

  • Bruins top Bearcats

    The Lancaster High School boys tennis team captured a closely contested 4-3 match over Class AAAAA foe Rock Hill High School.

    With the match split at 3-3, the Bruins’ Isaac Thomas and Connor Palmeri defeated Henry Sharp and Whit Strickland, 6-4, 6-2 to pull out the close LHS win.

    Lancaster 4 - Rock Hill 3


    • Isaac Thomas (L) defeated Henry Sharp (RH), 6-0, 6-0

    • Connor Palmeri (L) defeated Whit Strickland (RH), 7-5, 6-3

  • Lady Warriors crush Camden

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors rolled to an 8-0 Region IV-AAA soccer win over Camden.

    The ILHS girls, ranked No. 1 in Class AAA girls, led 4-0 at the half.

    Kelsey Long scored four goals and had an assist. Summer Bishop tallied three goals.

    Brianna Bishop also scored a goal for ILHS.

    Emily Gerdes posted three assists. Kailee Erwin added an assist.

    Indian Land had 47 shots on goal to three for Camden.

    Emma Thompson, who had three saves, and Shelby Ryberg teamed for the shutout in goal.

  • AJ golfers best North Central

    The Andrew Jackson High School golf team upped its record to 2-1 with a 245-262 win over North Central on Tuesday.

    The top five scores counted in the match, with AJ winning by 17 shots.

    Mason Sowell led AJ with a 39, followed by Luke Benfield’s 49 and a 51 each from Tad McCowan and Parker Deese. Bryant Greene shot a 55.

    Raegen Brewer, returning from a injury, carded a 60. Jordan Collins posted a 61 and Ameila Rhyne had a 64.

    “We showed a lot of improvement today,” AJ coach Heath Brewer said.

  • Bruins golfers win 2 matches

    The Lancaster Bruins upped their golf mark to 4-0, taking two wins in a three-way match with Buford High School and South Pointe on Monday.
    Lancaster shot a two-under 142 to top the field, followed by Buford’s 173 and South Pointe’s 190.
    Trey Crenshaw led LHS with a 33, followed by Brady Hinkle’s 35. Mason Tucker carded a 36. Simon Wright and Baylee Evans each had a 38.
    Nick Mangano shot a 40 and Cadi Mangano finished with a 46.

  • Lady Bruins claw Blazers

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins blasted Ridge View, 26-0 to stay unbeaten in Region III-AAAA softball play.
    Madison Morris hurled a one-hitter to pace the Lady Bruins in the shuout halted after three innings Friday night. Morris, at the plate, had two hits.
    Taylor Ames supplied four hits, including two home runs, and drove in eight runs.
    Gracie Revels rapped four hits, including two home runs, and drove in six runs.
    Ashley Abbott had four hits and five RBIs.
    Alexus Lowery and Sydney Cauthen each had three hits and two RBIs.