Sports Shorts 12-5-18

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A weekly listing of area sports news and events

ILHS Christmas softball game Dec. 8
Indian Land High School’s Lady Warrior softball teams will host a Christmas softball game 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dec. 8. at the ILHS softball diamond.
Players will be dressed in their favorite holiday attire. Santa will visit at noon. There will be raffles for prizes, fun games for kids, and concessions will be sold.
After the game, you can also see the Lady Warriors riding in the Indian Land Christmas parade at 3 p.m., celebrating their 2018 region and district championships.
Admission is $5, and all proceeds will help to offset tournament fees, travel expenses, equipment and uniforms.

ILHS hoops teams fall to Andrew Jackson

KERSHAW – Both Indian Land High School varsity basketball teams fell to county rival Andrew Jackson High School on Nov. 27.
The host Lady Volunteers rolled by the Lady Warriors, 47-25, and the Vols notched an 84-56 win over the Warriors.
The Lady Vols opened with a 9-3 lead after one quarter. AJ was on top, 20-17, at the half.
The Lady Vols pushed their lead to 32-19 at the end of the third quarter before taking the 22-point win.
Caroline Wrenn led the Lady Vols with 14 points, two treys, and 4-4 on free throws.
Chelsi Mackey and Allie Floyd led the Indian Land girls team with six points points each. Floyd made 4-5 free throws. Gabi Wilson scored five points. Kristin Falk and Danielle Wilson each had four points.
The Lady Vols coach Olivia Gaines said the game started slow and improved as it progressed.
“The competition is only going to get better from here on out. We are going to push to keep getting better,” she said.
Warriors held early lead
The Andrew Jackson boys charged back from an early deficit to take the 28-point win.
The Warriors held a 17-16 lead after one period. The Vols, with a 20-7 surge, forged a 36-24 halftime lead.
The third quarter saw AJ up its lead to 59-44 and the Vols continued their solid lead to take the impressive victory.
Tyrone Gilford led the Vols with 17 points.
For the Warriors, Destin Clark led with 25 points, with 5-6 at the line. Gabe Shook had nine. John Fuse tallied seven. Jersey Graves had five. Caleb Wallace and Tre Thompson each scored three. A.J. Pledger and Marcus Kirkland each had two points.

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 stock gun. For details, call Monty Craig at (803) 320-9712.

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