Coastal Carolina defeated Massachusetts 24-13 in football on Saturday at McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Amherst, Mass. Freshman QB Fred Payton of Suwanee, Ga., threw two touchdown passes in the second half for CCU.
Week Nine serves to separate the contenders from the pretenders; the valedictorians from the class clowns; the complete teams from those lacking in a major way. We saw that and plenty more on the Grand Strand.
Myrtle Beach defeated Florence Wilson 49-7 Friday night at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium. Junior quarterback Luke Doty completed 23 of 35 passes for 281 yards and seven touchdowns in the Region VI-4A win.