High School Sports

  • Warriors fall twice to Cavaliers

    Cuthbertson High School cruised to a pair of wins over Indian Land on Friday night, Nov. 30, at CHS in Waxhaw, N.C.
    Cuthbertson posted a 60-34 win over the Lady Warriors in the varsity opener, and a 90-75 win over the Warriors in the nightcap.
    IL girls solid on defense
    The Lady Cavaliers led 22-15 at the half, but they picked up the pace in the second half for the 26-point win.

  • Lady Warriors fall in Battle of the Border tourney

    WAXHAW, N.C. – The Indian Land High School Lady Warriors lost two games in the Battle of the Border basketball tournament held at Marvin Ridge High School.
    The ILHS girls opened play on Nov. 20, falling 28-16 to Marvin Ridge.
    On Nov. 21, the Lady Warriors fell to Cuthbertson High School, 56-7.
    Lady Warriors first-year head coach Paul Richardson said he was encouraged by his team’s play in the first game.
    “It was a decent game until the end when Marvin Ridge pulled away,” Richardson said.

  • Football playoffs over for Warriors

    UNION – The Class AAA second-round playoff game between Indian Land and Union County looked to be a match-up of strength versus strength Nov. 16 at Union County Stadium.
    Indian Land’s defense, particularly against the run, had been strong, giving up just over nine points a game, nine points in region play.
    Union County’s offense is led by its stellar running game, and the Yellow Jackets averaged 46 points a game in their last five tilts.

  • 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.