Thursday’s area sports briefs

From staff reportsSeptember 13, 2012 

Dale Rogers had 20 kills to lead Socastee past Myrtle Beach 22-25, 25-21, 20-25, 25-13, 15-12. Rogers added seven aces and three blocks for the Braves, who played four games this week.

“Dale came up with everything. She had hard downs and tips,” Socastee coach Allyson Gordon said. “They played really hard tonight. They dug really deep to play because they were tired.”

Alison Markley had 10 kills, 27 assists and two aces, Annamarie Guest added 16 kills and two aces, Kathrine Hall had 17 assists and Nicole Currall had 23 service points for the Braves, who 1-3 for the week but pulled off a big win over the No. 7 ranked Seahawks.

“Absolutely wonderful,” Gordon said of finishing off the week. “What a way to end a long week of 4-straight games.”

Record – Socastee 3-5 (1-1 Region VIII-AAA).

High school volleyball

•  (At) St. James 3, Wilson 0 | Courtney Settle boasted 19 service points and Hannah Smith added five service points and four kills to lift St. James over Wilson, winning all three matches at 25-4, 25-15, and 25-18.

•  (At) Carolina Forest 3, West Florence 0 | Brittany Howard recorded 18 service points and 6 digs to lift Carolina Forest over rival West Florence in their region opener last night winning three of three matches, 28-26, 25-15, and 25-16.

Kasee Poat added 10 service points and 11 assists, while Christina Wright had a hand in the win posting 10 kills and four blocks.

Records –Carolina Forest: (6-2, 1-0 Region VI-AAAA)

•  (At) North Myrtle Beach 3, Georgetown 0 | North Myrtle Beach continued its reign of dominance, defeating the Bulldogs winning three of three matches; 25-5, 25-11, and 25-9.

Taylor Allman and Moriah Jones posted six kills a piece, Marci Chestnut added five and Tara Hix served up 27 assists.

Records –North Myrtle Beach: (8-0, 2-0 Region VI-AAAA)

•  Aynor 3, (at) Dillon 1 | Aynor beat Dillon in a huge region win, taking three of four matches, 26-24, 25-15, and 25-23, losing only the third match to the Wildcats, 23-25.

The win marks the first victory Aynor has taken over Dillon in over 12 years. Rielle Van Orsdale had 12 kills, Katie Altman had 11 kills, Grayson Grainger had 5 blocked kills, and Shelby Culler added 36 assists in the win.

•  (At) Waccamaw 3, Mullins 0 | Waccamaw downed region rival Mullins with three of three matches, 25-12, 25-19, and 25-19. Sienna Herndon posted 10 aces Melaina Moore added 9 kills in the win.

Records –Waccamaw: 6-3.

High school girls golf

•  Socastee 184, (at) Conway 216 | Colie Muirhead shot a 7-over 43 to claim medalist honors for the Braves as they picked up a win. With the win, Socastee improved to 3-2.

Emily McClanan’s 53 paced the Tigers.

Team scores – Socastee 184, Conway 216

Socastee 184 – Colie Muirhead 43, Kelly Daniels 45, Jamie McKee 46, Devin Lawson 50.

Conway 216 – Maggie Harper 55, Emily McClanan 53, Katelyn Altman 54, Ashland Hardwick 54.

Course – Conway Country Club. Par – 36.

Records – Socastee 3-2

•  (At) Carolina Forest 175, Waccamaw 180, Georgetown 219 | Sam Schoener claimed medalist honors to lead the Panthers past the Warriors and Bulldogs at Myrtle Beach National South Course. Schoener had a 3-over 39.

Anna Montgomery led the way for Waccamaw with a 41.

Anna Fesperman headed Georgetown’s squard.

Team scores – Carolina Forest 175, Waccamaw 180, Georgetown 219

Carolina Forest 174 – Sam Schoener 39, Jamie Karl 44, Leah Ferrar 45, Sammy Spencer 46.

Waccamaw 180 – Anna Montgomery 41, Stephanie Royer 41, Connor Graham 47, Daniella Royer 51.

Georgetown 219 – Anna Fesperman 45, Lauren Owens 57, Blakely Graham 58, Elizabeth Roberts 59.

Course – Myrtle Beach National South Course. Par – 36.

Record – Carolina Forest 5-0; Waccamaw 2-3; Georgetown (0-3).

High school girls tennis

• Myrtle Beach 7, (at) North Myrtle Beach 0 | The Seahawks keep the momentum rolling, picking up win number seven from rival North Myrtle Beach. Myrtle Beach kept the Chiefs off the board, winning seven of seven matches. Myrtle Beach travels to Wilson on Tuesday for their region opener.

Singles – Jessie Dumas (MB) d. Amber Mincey 6-0, 6-0; Rachel Berkey (MB) d. Kaitlyn Wolf 6-3, 6-1; Emma Springs (MB) d. Anna Coggashall 6-0, 6-0; Carolyn Gore (MB) d. Makala Gore 6-2, 6-0; Elisabeth Spielvogel (MB) d. Kimarria Vereen 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles – Jessie Dumas/Rachel Berkey (MB) d. Amber Mincey/Kaitlyn Wolf 8-1; Catherine Truluck/Katharine Woodard (MB) d. Jessica Ella/Jessica Beasley 6-0, 6-0.

Records – Myrtle Beach 7-0.

• (At) Aynor 7, Dillon 0 | Aynor looked sharp in their region opener, keeping Dillon off the board and coasting to win number four on the year.

Singles – Gentry Johnston (A) d. Maya Fordham 6-0, 6-0; Anna Dusenbury (A) d. Destiny Carmichael 6-0, 6-0; Heleana Toth (A) d. Tessa Campbell 6-0, 6-0; Cathryn Johnson (A) d. Dria Campbell 6-0, 6-0; Mattie Hucks (A) d. Shalonda Blakely 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles – Kelly Floyd/Amelia Evans (A) d. Maya Fordham/Destiny Carmichael 6-2, 3-6, 10-2; Shelley Baker/Sarah Grace Evans (A) d. Enonte McLeod/Heather Stackhouse 6-2, 6-2.

Records – Aynor: 4-1.

• (At) Green Sea Floyds 6, St. James 1 | Green Sea thrived at home, beating out the Sharks six matches of seven. The win takes Green Sea to 6-1 on the season.

Singles – Natalie Floyd (GSF) d. Taylor Seagle 6-3, 4-6, 10-7; Megan Milligan (GSF) d. Jordan Green 6-2, 6-3; Ashley Ham (GSF) d. Mariana Wilson 6-1, 6-0; Savannah Tiller (GSF) d. Bailee Hunt 6-3, 6-1; Haley Hunter (STJ) d. Kaylee Jordan 6-4, 6-2.

Doubles – Megan Miligan/Ashley Ham (GSF) d. Bailey Hunt/Jordan Green 8-6; Mandy Grainger/Savannah Bailey (GSF) d. Hannah/Katrina 6-1, 6-4.

Records – Green Sea Floyds 6-1; St. James 2-4.

• Socastee 6, (at) Georgetown 1 | Socastee came away with the win in their season opener, defeating the Bulldogs in six of seven matches . With the win, the Braves advance to 6-0.

Singles – Rachel Gresko (S) d. Anna Walsh 6-0, 6-0; Anna Brice-Cox (S) d. Michelle Johnson 6-0, 6-0; Jordan Wesel (S) d. Taylor Graham 6-1, 6-0; Olivia Patton (S) d. Abbie Crocker 6-0, 6-1; Ashlynn Burns (S) d. Caitlyn Goodwin 6-3, 6-2.

Doubles – Rachel Gresko/Anna Brice-Cox (S) d. Anna Walsh/Michelle Johnson 6-0, 6-0; Katie Glenn/Abby Siau (G) d. Haley Duvall/Sydney Cresley 6-3, 7-6.

Records – Socastee: 6-0.

CCU women’s soccer

The Chanticleers came up short in a 1-0 loss to UNC Wilmington.

The game was scoreless until the 71st minute. The Seahawks’ Maddie McCormick put the lone goal of the night in the net.

Coastal’s goal keeper Megan Spencer made four saves on the night.

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