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High School Sports

  • Warriors honor wrestling stars

    Indian Land High School’s Solomon Cortez and Austin Ross earned top honors at the annual Warriors wrestling awards banquet this spring.
    The Warriors, who posted a school-record 27-4 mark, won the Region IV-AAA championship and finished as the Class AAA Upstate runner-up, honored a host of wrestlers.
    Ross, a junior, captured the Class AAA 113-pound state championship after winning the 106-pound weight class as a sophomore.

  • LHS tennis team repeats region title

    The two-time Region III-AAAA champion Lancaster High School boys tennis team celebrated a banner season at its annual awards night May 16.
    The Bruins, led by second-year head coach Ray Sapp, went 11-3, including a 9-1 record in region play.
    Lancaster’s lone region loss came in a 4-2 defeat at York High School, but the Bruins, in the rematch, registered a 6-0 win over the Cougars.

  • Wilson to play softball at Queens

    Indian Land High School softball standout Adriana Wilson is going just up the road to play at the next level.
    Wilson, who played for the ILHS Lady Warriors six years, has signed to play softball at Queens University in neighboring Charlotte.
    “I’m super excited about going to Queens to continue my education and softball career,” Wilson said. “I really like the campus. It’s beautiful, really pretty.

  • Daley signs on as Limestone wrestler

    Indian Land High School star wrestler Kyle Daley will be on the mat at the next level.
    Daley, a three-time all-state wrestler, will be competing at Limestone College in Gaffney.
    “I’m really pleased to have this opportunity to wrestle in college,” said Daley, who signed with the Saints on May 3 in the ILHS media center. “I like the coaches and Limestone has a good, strong wrestling program.
    “I also like it’s a small school,” he said. “I think the coach can help me get better as a wrestler.”

  • Lady Warriors honor 2018 soccer stars

    The Class AAA Upper State champion Indian Land Lady Warriors soccer team honored a host of standouts May 17 during the team’s banquet at The Ivy Place in Van Wyck.
    The Lady Warriors, who went 19-4-1, captured the Class AAA Upper State championship for the second straight season.
    The ILHS girls, who scored 155 goals and allowed 19 goals, notched 13 shutouts on the season. Indian Land, the 2017 Class AAA state champion, finished as the Class AAA state runner-up this spring.

  • Loughry will play football for Greensboro

    David Loughry is ready for his next challenge – the next level.
    Loughry, the Indian Land High School senior quarterback who came back from a tough injury, is set to play college football.
    He  is headed to Greensboro College, a NCAA Division III school that plays in the USA South Conference.
    Loughry, a 6-3, 185-pounder who broke his femur (thigh bone) and missed the last half of his junior season, rebounded to produce a solid senior year at ILHS.

  • Warriors, Bruins show strength at annual liftathon

    The annual Lancaster High School Liftathon, which included Indian Land High School, was heavy on fundraising attempts by both county schools.
    The annual event, held each spring, serves as a fundraiser as football players, with the completion of winter workouts centered on the weight room, seek pledges for the bench press. The more pounds the more money for the effort.
    Lancaster invited Indian Land to be a part of the liftathon at the LHS gym April 28.

  • ILHS girls fall in state soccer game

    IRMO – Indian Land High School girls soccer coach Mark Bonda knew challenging 10-time state champion Bishop England for the state championship Saturday, May 12, would be a task.
    ILHS, battling the Lower State champion Lady Bishops at less than full strength, would be that much tougher.
    The Lady Warriors gave it their all against one of the state’s traditional girls soccer powers, but played the bulk of the state title match without two of their top players.
    Senior striker Brianna Bishop was lost for the match in the first half with an ACL injury.

  • Lady Warriors fall in softball playoffs

    Woodruff High School ignited for a 12-3 win to top Indian Land High School in the Class AAA Upper State softball championship tournament at WHS on Friday, May 4.
    The Lady Wolverines were led by Madison Littlefield, who went 4-4 with a pair of three-run homers and drove in seven runs.
    WHS forged a 10-0 lead after two innings on the way to the nine-run win.
    The Lady Warriors were led by Danyelle McCorkle, Rachel Sadak, Lexis Wilkinson, Daniella Wilson and Emma Rizzo with one hit each.

  • Bonda expects battle Saturday

    Indian Land High School Lady Warriors soccer coach Mark Bonda said he expects his toughest match of the season Saturday, May 12, when the ILHS girls go for their second straight Class AAA soccer championship.
    The Lady Warriors will battle Class AAA Lower State champion Bishop England, 15-2-1, in hopes of netting their second straight state crown Saturday at Irmo High School’s W.C. Hawkins Stadium.
    Kickoff is set for noon.