High School Roundup

Gaston’s bat helps Bruins blast past Trojans

March 7, 2013 

The Lancaster Bruins broke open a tie game with six runs in the fifth inning and went on to beat Northwestern 12-4 Thursday night in Lancaster.

Katy Ghent picked up the win for Lancaster. Elizabeth Gaston led Lancaster’s 11-hit attack with a pair of home runs and six runs batted in.

Kori Wancheck led Northwestern’s attack with a home run and four runs batted in.


Kori Wancheck and Rachel Marion; Katy Ghent and Elizabeth Gaston. WP - Katy Ghent. LP - Kori Wancheck (5-2). 2B - Brooke Foster (N), Ariana Ealy (L). HR - Kori Wancheck (N), Elizabeth Gaston 2 (L).

Leading Hitters - Northwestern: Kori Wancheck 1-1, HR, 4 RBI; Lancaster: Elizabeth Gaston 3-4, 2HR, 6 RBI, Ariana Ealy 3-4, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI.

Records:Northwestern 5-2, 1-1 in Region 3-AAAA; Lancaster 4-3, 2-0 in Region 3-AAAA.

Boys Tennis

Fort Mill 5, York 1: The Fort Mill Yellow Jackets won four of five singles matches and went on to defeat York in a Region 3-AAAA match Thursday afternoon.


No. 1 - Jay Karwatsky (FM) def. Terry Doan 6-3, 6-1; No. 2 - Tyler Haley (FM) def. Patrick Newberry 6-3, 4-6 (10-7); No. 3 - Matthew Goforth (Y) def. Luke Powell 6-4, 6-3; No. 4 - Billy Taylor (FM) def. Daniel Patterson 6-3, 5-7(10-5); No. 5 - Sam Cauthen (FM) def. Cameron Good 6-1, 7-5.


No. 2 - Chandler Paff-Jack Cauthen (FM) def. C. Rodenhauser-C. Wells.

Records: Fort Mill 1-1.

Westminster Catawba 5, Davidson Day 4: The Westminster Catawba Indians fell behind after losing the first two singles matches, but stormed back to claim a 5-4 win over Davidson Day Thursday afternoon.

The match was not decided until Landon Bagley and Ethan Start teamed up to win the No. 3 doubles for the Indians by a score of 8-3.


No. 1 - James Rees (D) def. Alan Nash 6-0, 6-1; No. 2 - Jeremy Hall (D) def. Jay Simpson 1-0-(1); No. 3 - Alan McDonald (WC) def. Daniel Griffith 6-0, 6-1; No. 4 - Nate Casey (WC) def. Sebastian Soria 6-1, 6-4; No. 5 - Tripp Nichols (WC) def. Bailey Huebner 6-0, 6-1; No. 6 - Chen Shen (D) def. Aaron McCarley 7-5, 6-4.


No. 1 - Rees-Hall (D) def. Nash-Simpson 8-1; No. 2 - McDonald-Casey (WC) def. Griffith-Huebner 8-2; No. 3 - Landon Bagley-Ethan Start (WC) def. Soria-Shen 8-3.

Records: Westminster Catawba 1-1



Weddington 5, Indian Land 1: Weddington scored three runs in the fourth inning to break open a tie game and went on to defeat the Indian Land Lady Warriors 5-1 in the season opener for both teams.

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Kayla Price and Malya Flynn; McNeil and Chilcott. WP - McNeil (1-0). LP - Kayla Price (0-1).

Records: Indian Land 0-1; Weddington 1-0

Compiled by Sam Copeland

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