High School Sports

  • ILHS hoops teams shooting for new season

    The Indian Land High School varsity basketball teams have opposite agendas for the 2018-19 season.
    The Lady Warriors, winless last season at 0-20, are shooting for a better season, while the ILHS boys are bidding to continue their rise in Class AAA play.
    Two years ago in the Warriors’ first season in Class AAA hoops, the ILHS boys earned a first-round playoff bid and advanced to round two last season.

  • Darnell signs to play for Spartans

    Indian Land High School softball star Peyton Darnell is taking her game to the college level with impressive stats and plenty of respect from ILHS coach Monica Barfield.
    Darnell, a three-year starter for the Lady Warriors, signed with the USC Upstate Spartans on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the ILHS media center.
    Upstate, located in Spartanburg, is an NCAA Division I school, a member of the Big South Conference.

  • ILHS duo in all-star volleyball matches

    Lancaster County had solid representation in the annual North/South All-Star prep volleyball matches at Erskine College in Due West last weekend. A trio of Lancaster County senior prep volleyball stars is set to compete on the court with the state’s elite.
    Indian Land High School’s Emily Alanis and Kaylah Cranor, along with Buford High School’s Hunter Allen, played for the Class A-AA-AAA North all-star team.

  • Warriors trounce Tigers, 29-14

    Indian Land High School’s Reservation was electrified in the second half of the Warriors’ Class AAA Upper State first-round home game with Crescent High School of Iva on Thursday, Nov. 8.
    The game had been scheduled for Friday, but was moved ahead due to expected heavy rain.
    In the second half, the Warriors, down 7-6 to upset-minded Crescent, went on the warpath to take control on the way to a 29-14 win over the Tigers.

  • Ressalam makes pivotal move to center

    Indian Land High School senior offensive lineman Christian Ressalam is the transition within the Warriors’ 2018 transformation.
    Ressalam, who has played tackle and guard on the offensive line during his three-year ILHS football career, made the move to center for his senior season.
    Ressalam’s move was necessary after Michael Csuhta was injured and lost for the season.
    That’s when Ressalam made the pivotal switch to center.

  • ILHS teams place 11th in state meet

    The Indian Land High School cross country teams both placed 11th out of 20 teams in the AAA state championship meet Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Clemson Sandhills Research Center in Columbia.

  • Lady Warriors fall in 2nd playoff match

    Defending Class AAA Upper State volleyball champion Powdersville survived a court battle with Upstate upstart Indian Land High School to advance to the Class AAA Upper State title match.
    Host Powdersville prevailed 3-1, 25-21, 25-20, 22-25 and 25-18 to move on to face Chapman High School on Nov. 5. Chapman advanced with a 3-0 win over Woodruff High School on Oct. 31.
    Chapman will host the Class AAA Upper State title match, with the winner advancing to face the winner of the Bishop England vs. Battery Creek match for the Class AAA Lower State title.

  • Warriors hold off Griffins, 13-7

    On a chilly Thursday night, a cold, hard fact hit Region IV-AAA – the Indian Land Warriors are in the playoffs as a host team.
    The struggling Fairfield Central High School Griffins battled Indian Land, which was coming off its big 20-14 overtime win against No. 6 Camden last week.
    The 5-5 Warriors survived in the end, 13-7, but not before getting all it could handle from the feisty Griffins of Winnsboro.
    The Warriors put together their best, longest drive of the season behind Jiquese Tinsley.

  • ILHS girls advance in volleyball playoffs

    Three Lancaster County high school teams advanced in the opening round of the state volleyball playoffs Oct. 24.
    Indian Land and Buford, as host teams, moved to second-round play, while AJ, on the road to launch postseason play, advanced.
    The Region IV-AAA champion Indian Land Lady Warriors advanced with a 3-0 home win over Pendleton High School last week, winning 25-17, 25-13 and 25-23.

  • League extends 2018 prep football regular season

    The 2018 South Carolina high school football regular season now has an additional week.

    The S.C. High School League Executive Committee voted 18-0 on Sept. 18 to extend the 2018 regular season high school football season to Nov. 2.

    Games postponed last week related to the impact of Hurricane Florence will now be played Nov. 2.