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Sports Shorts 11-21-18

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A weekly listing of area sports news and events

Rodman places 21st in state meet
Former Indian Land High School girls standout runner Kaitlyn Rodman posted 21:01 to place 21st overall in the Class AA-A state cross country meet. The 20-team meet was Nov. 3 at the Clemson Sandhills Research Center in Columbia.
Rodman now attends the S.C. Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics in Hartsville.


ILHS honors unsung football heroes

Indian Land High School senior defensive back JaQuan Snellings snagged a tipped pass and dashed 30 yards for a touchdown Nov. 8 to seal the Warriors’ 29-14 playoff win over the Crescent High School Tigers, their first postseason win since 2005.
Karl Ellis also had an interception for the Warriors, who improved to 6-5. Senior linebacker Robbie Csuhta had an onside kick recovery late in the game to seal the win.
Warriors’ senior running back JiQuese Tinsley ran for 192 yards, with scoring runs of 64 and 51 yards. Tre Thompson had four catches for 28 yards. Miegwel Lewis had two catches for 49 yards. Jacob Cooley had two catches for 19 yards and Tyree Sistare caught two for eight yards. ILHS quarterback Greyson Barber was 10-16 passing for 104 yards and scored a touchdown.


Burns Ford wins Rub of the Green tourney

The Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s annual golf tournament Oct. 25 at Carolina Lakes Golf Club was a “tremendous success, with the largest attendance in the history of the Rub of the Green Golf Tournament – 127 golfers,” according to the chamber.  
The first-place team was Burns Ford: Tyler Young, Bobby Young, Scott Roberts and Scott Caskey.
Second place went to Burgess Funeral Home: Michael Burgess, Stephen Burgess, Kevin Faulkenberry and Steve Plyler.
Third place went to Founders Federal Credit Union: Kenny Trece, Larry Wescott, James Hare and Jim Spears.
The chamber gave out over $5,000 worth of prizes after the tournament at the After 5 Mix & Mingle event at the golf club.
The chamber thanks those who donated, its volunteers and the golf committee, as well as the tournament’s major sponsors: Founders Federal Credit Union, Springs Memorial Hospital, Comporium, First Citizens Bank, INSP/CrossRidge and PCI Group.

YMCA offers January snowmobile trips
The YMCA has scheduled two family snowmobile trips to Yellowstone Park from Jan. 19-23 and Jan 23-27. A deposit of $250 and completed registration form are required to reserve your spot. Final payment is due Dec. 1. For details or to register, call (803) 324-9622, ext. 221.

Dixie Baseball turkey shoots on Saturdays
Lancaster Dixie Baseball is holding its annual fall turkey shoot each Saturday through the end of the year at Gooches Volunteer Fire Department, 1594 Grace Ave., Lancaster. The shoot begins at 5:30 p.m. each Saturday. Cost is $3 per round with 10 targets per round. For details, call Dale Laney at (704) 695-5730.


Buford area turkey shoots on Fridays

The annual turkey shoots behind Buford Little General Store, 1897 N. Rocky River Road, are 6 p.m. each Friday through Dec. 28.
Participants must bring their own gun and they must be stock guns.
For details, call Monty Craig at (803) 320-9712.

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