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High School Sports

  • LHS Lady Bruins blank South Aiken

    Region III-AAAA champion Lancaster blanked South Aiken, 5-0 to open the Class AAAA Upper State softball playoffs on Wednesday night.

    LHS senior southpaw pitcher Summer Clinton, the Region III-AAAA Player of the Year and a North-South All-Star selection, tossed a two-hitter, a no-hitter for six innings, and struck out eight. She walked one.

    LHS scored two runs in the third and a pair in the fourth to take a 4-0 spread.

    Senior catcher Gracie Revels, in the bottom of the fifth, drilled a solo home run for the five-run spread.

  • Vols, Warriors win in playoff openers

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers opened the Class AA Upper State District III baseball playoffs, rolling to a convincing 11-1 road win over top-seeded and and sixth-ranked Saluda High School on Wednesday night.

    The Vols, the fourth seed out of Region IV-AA, thumped the Region III-AA champion Tigers in five innings when the game ended with the 10-run mercy rule.

    Griffin Gardner, in 5.1 innings, hurled the win, striking out eight.

    He allowed three hits and a walk.

    Will Hudson worked two-thirds of an inning and struck out two.

  • Bruins roar to region golf title

    The Lancaster High School golf team was way on top of its game taking the Region III-AAAA championship for the fourth straight season Wednesday afternoon at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The Bruins, with an even-par 288 for 18 holes, were led by freshman Trey Crenshaw who shot a sizzling two-under 70.

    Crenshaw, one of five Bruins to reap all-region honors, earned the region medalist for the second time in three seasons.

    Lancaster, in dominating fashion, captured the region crown by 54 shots.

    York was the region runner-up with a 342 team total.

  • Jackets edge Vols to cap regular season play

    Staff Reports

    Buford highlighted Jackets Senior Night, topping rival Andrew Jackson, 9-8 to cap regular-season baseball play Friday night at Buford Park.

    BHS, down 4-3 going to the bottom of the sixth, exploded for six runs to take a 9-4 lead.

    AJ rallied for four runs in the top of the seventh, but the Jackets held on for the win.

    Dylan Montgomery, who worked two innings, was the winner.

    Brett Sistrare hurled five innings before Montgomery came on in the final two frames.

  • Bruins host region golf tournament

    The Lancaster High School golf team, 15-1, 8-0 in Region III-AAAA play, will host the region golf tournament today at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The tournament was scheduled to be played Monday, but rain canceled the tournament to today.

    Play is slated to begin at 10 a.m. today.

    The Bruins, in their last outing, posted a 150 to sweep a four-way match with region foes Westwood, York and Ridge View last week at the LGC.

    York shot a 174, followed by Ridge View with a 222 and Westwood at 231.

  • Bruins win KLS Running for Ryan county track meet

    Lancaster High School captured titles in the 12th annual KLS Running for Ryan Lancaster County track meet Saturday afternoon at the LHS track.

    The Bruins topped the boys field with 103 points, while the Lady Bruins won the girls meet with 77 points.

    The LHS boys won seven events, while the Lady Bruins took six firsts in the event held in memory of Ryan McKinney, a former LHS track athlete. Running for Ryan also serves to promote a greater awareness of KLS – Klein Levin Syndrome.

  • Buford’s James ‘Coach Mo’ Award Winner

    Veteran Buford High School assistant football coach Wes James is the first recipient of the Lancaster County Fellowship of Christian Athletes Coach of the Year, the ‘Coach Mo’ Award.

    James, the Jackets’ longtime offensive line coach, was presented the honor, given in memory of his former BHS coaching associate Jeff Moyer, better known as “Coach Mo,” during the annual Lancaster County Fellowship of Christian Athletes banquet at Second Baptist Church on Monday night.

  • Lady Bruins roll to region title

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins roared to the Region III-AAAA softball title, shelling rival South Pointe High School of Rock Hill, 17-0 on LHS Senior Night on Friday.

    The Lady Bruins blitzed the Lady Stallions for 17 hits on the way to the lopsided win halted due to the 10-run mercy rule.

    “I’m extremely proud of these girls,” LHS coach Erin Walker said. “We came to play tonight and executed.

    “We had a lot of energy and focus,” Walker said. “You couldn’t ask for a better group of girls.”

  • Extreme 4 Shootout set April 28

    One of the most competitive divisions at Lancaster Motor Speedway and the one division that has averaged the highest car count over the past few years at LMS is having a big payday race Saturday.

    The Extreme 4 Division, ranked as one of the most competitive divisions at Lancaster Motor Speedway, will have the M&M Garage Muffler & Tire Extreme 4 Shootout with the winner getting a $1,000 payday on Saturday.

    If you are a part of the LMS Facebook group page, you  know the Extreme 4 Division is one of the most discussed divisions on social media.

  • Bruins’ Fisher signs with USCU

    Lancaster High School softball senior first baseman De’Asia Fisher has been a part of the Lady Bruins’ diamond success and she wants to do the same at the next level.

    Fisher, headed to USC Union in the fall, is looking forward to the challenge ahead.

    “USC Union is a new program, a building process and I want to be a part of that,” Fisher said.

    Fisher has seen the LHS Lady Bruins have their share of success, a region title and a pair of district crowns in the Upper State softball playoffs.