Grand Strand viewer’s guide for the sports week ahead

High school football enters its second week of action this Friday.
High school football enters its second week of action this Friday.

▪ The second week of high school football kicks off Friday with the following area matchups: Aynor at Andrew Jackson; Providence Day (N.C.) at Carolina Forest; Carvers Bay at Georgetown; Conway at Wando; North Myrtle Beach at Loris; Charlotte Christian vs. Myrtle Beach at North Myrtle Beach High; North Brunswick (N.C.) at Socastee; and Waccamaw at St. James.

▪ The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are off Monday before beginning at six-game homestand. They host the Down East Wood Ducks from Tuesday through Thursday (all 7:05 p.m.) and taken on the Carolina Mudcats on Friday (7:05 p.m.), Saturday (7:05 p.m.) and Sunday (3:05 p.m.).

▪ The Coastal Carolina women’s soccer team has a pair of matches this week as they play at N.C. State at 7 p.m. Thursday and host Charleston Southern at 6 p.m. Sunday.

▪ The CCU men’s soccer team kicks off the season with a 1 p.m. Friday contest at George Mason.

▪ Coastal’s volleyball team begins the season in the TCU tournament, where it will take on UTSA at noon Friday and TCU at 6 p.m. Saturday.

▪ The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series heads to Darlington for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at 6 p.m. Sunday (NBCSN).

▪ The PGA Tour heads to Old Westbury, New York for The Northern Trust from Thursday through Sunday.

▪ In tennis, the men begin play in the ATP Winston-Salem Open on Monday. The women start play in the WTA Connecticut Open on Monday.

David Wetzel: 843-626-0295, @MYBSports