Stifled for two quarters, the Myrtle Beach girls basketball team’s offense came alive in the second half, easily pulling away from AC Flora 51-28 to advance to the Class 4A Lower State championship game.
Conway High’s Tonka Hemingway drew a charge on Stall’s final possession and hit a buzzer-beating layup on the final play following a scramble for a loose ball to give the Tigers a 57-55 win in the Class 5A basketball playoffs.
As the high school basketball regular season comes to a close, area teams are setting their sights on playing at Colonial Life Arena come March 1. Twelve Horry County squads begin postseason play this week.
The North Myrtle Beach High School wrestling team lost to Eastside in the Class 4A state championship on Saturday. The Eagles topped the Chiefs, 66-15, for their fourth state title and 14th since 1999.
The North Myrtle Beach wrestling team will take on Eastside at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Class 4A state championship match at Airport High School. This is the Chiefs’ first-ever appearance in the state finals.
Socastee High defensive back Kenney Solomon signed a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday to play at the University of Tennessee. Other Myrtle Beach area players also signed to play college football.
Myrtle Beach quarterback Luke Doty exceeded expectations in 2018 by replacing the successful Lawson Cribb and leading the Seahawks to a state title. He is The Sun News’ Toast of the Coast Player of the Year.
Westchester (Calif.) defeated Scott County (Ky.) 42-41, scoring the winning point with 26 seconds to play Monday night in the Beach Ball Classic championship game at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.
Scores and game recaps of the four games played Monday aside from the championship game on the final day of the 38th Beach Ball Classic at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. North Crowley (Texas) took third place.
Perennial Nevada power Bishop Gorman of Las Vegas, University of West Virgina and Dorman from South Carolina have committed to compete in the 2019 Beach Ball Classic at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.
Because Myrtle Beach High won the Class 4A state football championship and the season was pushed back a week because of weather earlier in the season, four Seahawks basketball players have only recently joined the team.
Scores and game recaps of the seven games played Saturday on Day 4 of the 38th Beach Ball Classic. Scott County (Ky.) and Westchester (Calif.)/North Crowley (Texas) advanced to the championship game scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Jacob Pritchett and his family have been Beach Ball Classic ambassador’s since 2003, and his recovery from surgery to remove a malignant brain tumor has been aided by a bond with the St. Edward (Ohio) basketball team.
University (W.Va.) High point guard Kaden Metheny put on a shooting display Wednesday night in the Beach Ball Classic, tying the tournament record for the most three-point field goals in a game with nine against Cox Mill (N.C.).
Scores and game recaps of the six games played Friday on Day 3 of the 38th Beach Ball Classic. Scott County (Ky.), North Little Rock (Ark.), Westchester (Calif.) and North Crowley (Texas) advanced to the semifinals.