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High School Sports

  • Warriors strong in defending Kersey mat tourney crown

    INDIAN LAND – The host Indian Land Warriors repeated as the champion in the eighth annual Mike Kersey Memorial wrestling tournament at ILHS on Saturday.
    The Warriors had 16 wrestlers place in the top four or higher, with six ILHS grapplers winning their respective weight class.
    Solomon Cortez was a winner and he earned the tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrester Award.
    Drew Enders, Weston Nguyen, Teddy Yarborough, Markeith Drakeford and Raul Neil each captured their respective weight class.

  • Cloud shines on with LHS football awards

    The Lancaster High School Bruins football team christened the new LHS Multipurpose Building, saluting a season of success Thursday night.
    The Bruins, who went 6-5 and earned a Class AAAA Upper State playoff bid, honored a host of players, led by senior quarterback Kemarkio Cloud.
    A year ago, the Bruins went 3-7 and missed the playoffs, but Cloud was a catalyst in the Bruins’ turnaround and rise this fall.
    Cloud, the Bruins Offensive MVP, reaped a pair of regional honors for his stellar play this fall.

  • Lady Jackets roll over Red Devils

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News

  • Bruins fall in overtime at Nation Ford

    For the second straight game, the Lancaster Bruins went to overtime, and again came up on the short end of the score.
    LHS, coming off a 73-70 overtime loss to Class AA county rival Andrew Jackson, dropped an 83-75 loss to Nation Ford High School in Fort Mill on Tuesday night.
    The Bruins’ eight-point loss was part a NFHS hoops sweep of Lancaster at the Falcons’ gym.
    The Lady Falcons opened the varsity twin bill with a 78-33 win over the Lady Bruins.

  • Vols wrestlers surge early for victory

    Andrew Jackson captured nine of 10 weight classes to open the match for a 44-21 wrestling win over rival Lancaster High School on Wednesday night in the Bruins’ gym.
    The Vols, 2-1 on the season, forged a 17-6 lead after five weight classes and followed with four straight pivotal pins to take control on the way to the 23-point win.
    AJ’s Daniel Barfield and Matthew Kirk each had a major decision around a Lancaster Christian McCune pin for an 8-6 lead to open the match.

  • Vols down Warriors twice

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

  • Spartans top Bruins wrestlers

    Camden Military built an early edge on the way to a 48-30 wrestling win over host Lancaster in the LHS gym on Monday night.
    Lancaster came back to close the gap, but the Spartans held the lead on the way to the 18-point win.
    Lancaster winners included Nygel Moore, Immanuel Bush and Matthew Duffell-Hoffman on pins and Andrew Duffell-Hoffman on a forfeit.
    “Inexperience among our young wrestlers is hurting us at this point,” LHS coach Russell Brown said. “We got beat on some moves where our inexperience really hurt us.

  • Warriors fall twice to Cavs

    Cuthbertson cruised to a pair on wins over Indian Land on Friday night at CHS.
    Cuthbertson posted a 60-34 win over the Lady Warriors in the varsity opener.
    The Lady Cavaliers led 22-15 at the half, but they picked up the pace in the second half for the 26-point win.
    CHS outscored Indian Land 19-11 in the third period to take a 41-26 edge on the way to the victory. Cuthbertson used a 6-0 run to open the third period to begin to pull away for the win.
    The Lady Cavs capped the game with a 19-8 surge in the final quarter to complete the win.

  • Jackets take pair from Rebels

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    Buford High rallied in the final period to take a 44-42 win over Parkwood High School of Union County, N.C., at the Jackets’ gym on Friday night.
    Buford’s two-point win gave the Jackets a home sweep, their second straight after taking two from the Governor’s School for Science and Math on Thursday.
    The Lady Jackets stayed unbeaten on the season with a 31-20 win over the PHS girls.

  • Vols net sweep of Bruins

    KERSHAW – It was all Vols on Friday night in the packed Andrew Jackson High School gym.
    The host Andrew Jackson teams registered a sweep of the Class AAAA Lancaster Bruins.
    The AJ girls opened the varsity twin bill with a 56-50 win and the comeback-minded Vols rallied for a 73-70 overtime win over the Bruins to cap the hardwood sweep at the Lancaster County Class AA school.
    AJ senior guard Joey Walters scored seven of his 17 points in overtime to spark the Vols to the emotional victory.