WACCAMAW | On a rainy evening in Waccamaw, the Warriors avoided a big loss by squeezing past Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach 46-40.
The Saints’ Mary Chandler Butler proved to be a force, scoring 22 points. Waccamaw’s Jaynae Rice led the Warriors with 11 points.
With the win, Waccamaw moves to 2-3 on the year.
• CHRISTIAN ACADEMY MYRTLE BEACH (40) – Carolina Gore 7; Mary Chandler Butler 22; Simi Oduwole 4; Rebekah Bowers 7.
• WACCAMAW (46) – Jess Preedom 2; Aariona Wright 2; Rachel Thornton 8; Madison Bass 2; Mary Tyler 3; Jaynae Rice 11; Taylor Foster 6; LeAnn Thompson 8; D’etta Greene 2.
• 3-point goals: Waccamaw 2 (Thornton 2). Team fouls: CAMB 8, Waccamaw 17.
• Records: Waccamaw: 2-3.
High school girls basketball
• (At) Lowcountry Prep 51, Lincoln 19 | Rachael Exum scored her 1,500th point in the Marlins win Tuesday night. Exum led Lowcountry with 11 points.
High school boys basketball
• Green Sea Floyds 47, (at) Aynor 46 | Cristian Buie scored 15 points but it wasn’t enough as the Trojans escape with the narrow victory.
• AYNOR (46) – Graham Harrington 1, Brandon Young 3, Hunter Windham 9, Chris Brown 12, Zach Jenerette 6, Cristian Buie 15.
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• 3-point goals: Green Sea 3; Aynor 3 (Windham, Brown 2). Team fouls: Green Sea Floyds 15, Aynor 16. Fouled out: Young.
• Records: Aynor: 4-4.
• (At) Waccamaw 51, Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach 49 | Stefon Funnye hit a jumper with five seconds to go to lift the Warriors past the Saints.
“Kids executed well in the fourth quarter, they did a nice job,” Waccamaw coach Mike Quinn said.
Adonis Williams led the Warriors with 13 points, while Kendall Henry led Christian Academy with 13.
• CHRISTIAN ACADEMY MYRTLE BEACH (49) – Josh Lang 7, Austin Guyton 5, Max Smith 3, Bernard Jones 8, Cole Gore 4, Matt Doria 6, Garrett Richards 3, Kendall Henry 13
• WACCAMAW (51) – Adonis Williams 13, Rob Ferraro 6, Jack Dwyer 8, Cory Pulley 5, Ray Austin 3, Noah Gulley 10, Stefon Funnye 6
• 3-point goals: CAMB 2 (Lang, Doria); Waccamaw 2 (Williams, Ferraro). Team fouls: CAMB 21, Waccamaw 14. Fouled out: Henry, Guyton.
• Records: CAMB 6-2, Waccamaw 2-3
Hudson to visit Strand
• MURRELLS INLET Current MLB player and Darlington native, Orlando Hudson will be at Jersey Mike’s Subs at in the Woodside Village Shopping Center on Friday.
Hudson is making a special appearance to the restaurant to help raise money for the Autism Awareness Foundation. He will be autographing items from Noon to 3 p.m. A percentage of all food purchases Friday will also go towards the Austim Awareness Foundation.
HTC to air Beach Ball games again
• MYRTLE BEACH HTC announced that they will have live streaming and television coverage of 22 Beach Ball Classic games and 3 CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational Games.
This includes the semifinals and finals of the girls’ CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational and all first round and winner’s bracket games plus other special events of the Beach Ball Classic. The Carolinas Challenge games including, East Carolina vs. North Carolina and Providence vs. Clemson, will be streamed live at www.htcconnect.com.