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High School Sports

  • Warriors deck Eagles to net first hoops win

    CHESTERFIELD – Indian Land High School halted its hoops skid in a big way during day two of the Chesterfield Christmas Classic on Thursday, Dec. 27, at Chesterfield High School.
    The Warriors, with five players in double figures, rolled to a 99-58 win over Conway Christian School, which fell to 6-10.
    The Warriors, 1-8, surged to a 25-12 lead after one period and owned a 46-35 lead at the half.
    ILHS outscored CCS, 53-23 in the second half to notch the victory.

  • Lady Warriors softball ace signs with GWU

    Daniella Wilson’s decision to attend George Washington University is twofold – academics and athletics.
    Wilson, an Indian Land High School star softball player, signed with the Colonels on Dec. 17 in the ILHS media center, noting a desire to play college softball and earn a solid education to build her career.
    “I want to be an anesthesiologist and George Washington has a great medical school,” said Wilson, who will major in pre-med.

  • Indian Land wrestlers win 3-way mat duals

    Indian Land High School, the second-ranked team in Class AAA wrestling, pushed its mark to 10-2 with wins over county rival Andrew Jackson and Mid-Carolina high schools on Dec. 18 at ILHS.
    The Warriors topped the Vols, 70-12, and took a 75-6 win over Mid-Carolina.

  • Yellow Jackets sting Warriors twice

    by Lorie Sellers/For Carolina Gateway
    Host Buford High School notched a pair of basketball wins over county rival Indian Land High School on Dec. 17.
    The BHS Lady Jackets registered a 36-24 win over the Lady Warriors and the BHS boys capped the sweep with a 62-58 win over the Warriors.
    In the opener, the Buford girls took the early edge and stayed in control for the 12-point win.
    The Lady Jackets opened an 11-3 lead after one period and pushed their advantage to 11 at the break, 19-8.

  • IL volleyball ace signs with Erskine

    Indian Land High School senior volleyball player Emily Alanis is going to be part of a history-making sports event at Erskine College.
    Alanis, a star volleyball player for the Lady Warriors, has signed to play with the new Erskine College beach volleyball program.
    Erskine, located in Due West, will begin competing in beach volleyball in spring 2020. The Flying Fleet will compete as an independent member of the NCAA.
    Alanis said she is excited to be a part of Erskine’s start-up program.

  • ILHS basketball teams still looking for first wins

    Indian Land High School dropped a pair of non-region basketball losses at Class AAAAA Fort Mill High School on Friday, Dec. 14.
    The Lady Warriors posted a 48-26 loss to the FMHS Lady Jackets. Fort Mill completed the sweep with an 84-57 win in the boys game.
    Junior guard Destin Clark paced the 0-6 Warriors with a game-high 32 points in the nightcap. Tre Thompson scored 10 points and John Fuso had seven for ILHS.

  • Warriors mat team off to great start

    The Indian Land High School Warriors wrestling team is off to a banner start.
    The Warriors, 8-2 (5-0 against S.C. schools), were true road Warriors in a sweep of Class AAAAA teams on Dec. 5 at Rock Hill High School.
    The Warriors highlighted the sweep with a landmark win over Rock Hill High, a perennial state mat power and the No. 1 team in Class AAAAA.
    The Warriors notched a 38-34 win over the Bearcats, an 18-time state wrestling champion, including the 2018 state crown.

  • ILHS wins 2nd Kersey tourney mat crown

    The host Indian Land Warriors repeated as the champion in the eighth annual Mike Kersey Memorial wrestling tournament at ILHS on Saturday, Dec. 8.
    The Warriors had 16 wrestlers place in the top four or higher, with six ILHS grapplers winning their respective weight class.
    ILHS winner Solomon Cortez earned the tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrestler Award.
    Drew Endres, Weston Nguyen, Teddy Yarborough, Markeith Drakeford and Raul Neil also won their respective weight classes.

  • Poor shooting plagues ILHS girls

    The Lady Warriors, plagued by poor shooting, dropped a 66-27 loss to Class AAAAA foe Clover High School on Nov. 28.
    “Poor shooting is haunting us,” ILHS coach Paul Richardson said. “In our first four games, the Lady Warriors have been plagued by poor shooting.
    “We have yet to shoot above 25 percent from the field,” he said.
    Richardson said the Lady Warriors are getting good shots.

  • ILHS hoops teams fall twice to AJ Volunteers

    by David Kellin/for Carolina Gateway
    In the second meeting of the Volunteers and Warriors this season, Andrew Jackson High School prevailed for a road sweep at Indian Land High School on Dec. 4.
    The Lady Volunteers scored a four-point win, 45-41 over the Lady Warriors, while the Vols fought hard for a tough 77-67 win.
    The Lady Warriors battled all the way. Defense was key to the fast-moving Indian Land team. The Lady Vols worked to slow down the pace of the game and make good shots.