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High School Sports

  • Vols top Bruins in prep soccer

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers rallied from a 2-0 halftime deficit to notch a 3-2 comeback win over rival Lancaster High School last week.
    Jared Truesdale scored two goals and Avery Funderburk tallied on a penalty kick to help the Vols post the win.
    Tyler Williams was in the goal for the Vols.
    Chris Ervin and Jonathan Baker each had a goal for LHS. Johan Deras and Aydan Saldana each had an assist for the Bruins.
    In the junior varsity match, AJ took a 1-0 win over the Junior Bruins.
    Bryce Harbin had the AJ goal in the close win.

  • Lancers net home sweep of Indians

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers opened NJCAA Region X baseball play with a sweep of USC Salkehatchie to push the USCL mark to 15-2 with a school record 14-game win streak.
    The Lancers capped the four-game series with two dramatic wins Sunday.
    In the Sunday nightcap, USCL edged the USCS Indians, 8-7 as Johnny Watts smashed a walk-off solo home run to lift the Lancers to the one-run win.
    Ethan Martinez, who worked two innings in relief, was the winner. Griffin Jester hurled five frames before yielding to Martinez.

  • Vols drop tough loss to Bulldogs

    Ninth-ranked Camden High School edged Andrew Jackson, 2-1 in 10 innings at the CHS baseball field on Monday night.
    Camden snapped a 1-1 tie with a single run in the bottom of the 10th inning to take the narrow win over AJ, ranked third in the latest Class AA state poll by the S.C. Baseball Coaches Association.
    The Volunteers, 2-2 overall, dropped a 6-5 home loss to Camden last week at AJ.
    AJ was led by Landon Jordan with a hit and a RBI.
    Rylan DeBruhl had a hit and tallied the lone Volunteers  run in the road loss.

  • Lady Jackets looking for stellar season

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets made a strong run in the Class AA Upper State softball playoffs last spring and they look to do the same this season.
    BHS, led by sixth-year head coach Lael Allen, has her share of experienced players and key returnees from the 17-10 team of 2018 to make a strong postseason run.
    Buford has started well, sporting a 5-1 mark entering the week.
    Pitching plays a key role, and Buford will look to sophomore hurler Yancey Dingler to do well in the circle.

  • Warriors face challenge in repeating diamond success

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Warriors, coming off one of the most successful baseball seasons in school history with a 22-9 record, are not rebuilding or reloading this spring.
    The Warriors of fifth-year coach Joey Robinson, who were undefeated region champions and finished in the Class AAA final four last spring, will be redefining their own standards as they continue to add value to the Warriors baseball legacy.
    ILHS, despite losing eight seniors, return six everyday players from the Warriors’ 2018 banner season.

  • Moore to play volleyball at USC Salkehatchie

    INDIAN LAND – From Warrior to Indian, Indian Land High School volleyball ace Sarah Moore is liking and making the transition to college volleyball.
    Moore, the 2018 Lady Warriors volleyball co-captain and MVP, is headed to the University of South Carolina Salkehatchie to play for the Indians.
    Moore visited USCS in mid-January and the trip south was all it took.

  • LHS golfers open with win

    The Lancaster High School golf team, the defending Class AAAA state champion, opened its 2019 season with a three-shot win over CATA – Central Academy of Technology & Arts in Union County, N.C., on Thursday at the Lancaster Golf Club.
    Lancaster, led by coach Joe Adams, shot a 163 to the CATA Cougars’ 166.
    Mason Tucker led the Bruins with a 35. Simon Wright and Troy Crenshaw each carded a 36 for LHS. Caleb Griffin shot a 56.

  • Lady Jackets blank AJ

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets improved to 3-1 overall, 2-0 in Region IV-AA girls soccer with a 3-0 road win over defending region girls soccer champion Andrew Jackson High School on Thursday night.
    The Lady Jackets took a 1-0 halftime lead as center midfielder Isabella Jones, on the first of two goals, tallied.
    In the second half, Buford High first-year soccer player Sophie Ribelin, off a Chaney Smith assist, scored her first career goal for the Lady Jackets.
    Jones, on a six-yard shot, put BHS up 3-0 with her second goal of the night.

  • Vols jolt Jackets in home win

    KERSHAW – The third-ranked Andrew Jackson Volunteers exploded for 11 runs in the fourth inning on the way to a 17-3 baseball win over Region IV-AA rival Buford High School at the AJ field on Thursday night.
    The game was originally slated for Friday night at AJ, but moved ahead a day due to expected rain in the area Friday.
    The Vols, 2-0 in region play, rapped 11 hits in the 14-run win, which was halted in the top of the fifth inning due to the 10-run mercy rule.
    AJ ripped North Central, 12-0 to open region play earlier in the week.

  • Lady Jackets booters beat Lewisville

    The Buford High School girls soccer team opened Region IV-AA play  play Tuesday night when the Lady Jackets topped Lewisville, 5-1 at the Lions’ field in Chester County.
    BHS’s Kalyn Stroud scored the first goal four minutes into the match. Lewisville tied the match in the 14th minute.
    Peyton Deese scored in the 23rd minute to put Buford ahead. In the second half, Marisa King scored two goals and Emma Larson added one to give the Jackets the 5-1 win.
    Buford played at AJ on Thursday night.
    Lady Warriors win