Fort Mill Sports

Sports in brief: Wrestling coaches needed

Tennis team falls in second round

The Fort Mill girls’ tennis team fell in the second round of the playoffs to Boiling Springs losing 4-2.

No. 1 singles Elizabeth Fitzgerald won 6-3, 4-6, 1-0. And the No. 2 doubles team Abigail Thibodeau and Jessica Brewer won 7-6, 4-6, 1-0, to finish the season undefeated.

Fort Mill finished the season at 16-3 as a team.

Jackets lose to Dorman in volleyball

The Fort Mill volleyball team lost 3-1 in the second round of the state playoffs to the state’s No. 1 4A team Dorman. The Jackets fell 12-25, 20-25, 25-23, 8-25 to Dorman and ending the season with a 23-6-2 record.

Tessa Grubbs led with 19 kills and Payton Carter added 12 kills. Brooke Farley had 31 assist and Brynn Bonner had 12 digs.

Grubbs, Carter and Farley were named to the All-Region team and Grubbs will play in the North/South All-Star match Nov. 21.

Baseball tryouts Nov. 19-20

Rivals baseball will hold tryouts for all ages at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19-20 on Doby’s Bridge Field 2. For more information go to or

Youth wrestling coaches needed

Nation Ford High is looking for youth wrestling coaches. Anyone interested should email varsity head coach Leon Boulware at

Lancaster County offers paid referee jobs

Lancaster County Parks and Recreation is looking for individuals who would like to officiate Youth Basketball League game. The pay is $20-$25 per game. Applicants must have some knowledge of the Official South Carolina High School League Rules. High school certified officials preferred, but not necessary. A sign-up sheet will be at Springdale Recreation Center in the main office or call Jessica Banks at 803-285-5545 if interested.

Sign up for youth hoops

Lancaster County’s Parks and Recreation Department will hold registration for youth basketball (boys 7-15 and girls ages 7-12) and cheerleading (girls ages 7-12) 5-8 p.m. through Nov. 19 at the Indian Land recreation center at Walnut Creek, 1051 Walnut Creek Parkway.

The fee for basketball is $55 per child. All middle and high school students may sign up with LCPR and if they make their school’s basketball team the registration fee can be refunded. The fee for cheerleading is $30. No cheerleader uniforms are required. LCPR will issue girls a T-shirt and pom poms.

Also, an instructional basketball league for boys and girls ages 5-6 will begin in January. The fee is $30 per child. This league will run on weekends for about five weeks. For more information, go to

From staff reports

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