The Myrtle Beach Pelicans will hold auditions for the position of public address announcer for all Pelicans home games. Auditions will take place at TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark on Thursday at 4:30 p.m., according to a news release
Participants for the audition should arrive at the Pelicans front office, located near Gate 3 by the main entrance to the stadium off 21st Ave. North. The auditions will take place rain or shine. Anyone interested in auditioning for the position during the 2015 season should arrive during that time. The event will run until everyone has had the chance to audition.
Family Circle Cup
The preliminary main player draw for the Family Circle Cup is officially complete for the 43rd tournament in April.
The Family Circle Cup’s 56-player draw is made up of 43 direct entries into the tournament, five wild cards and eight qualifiers.
Highlights from the Main Draw include four past Family Circle Cup Champions: Andrea Petkovic (2014), Samantha Stosur (2011), Sabine Lisicki (2009) and Jelena Jankovic (2007), nine Americans in the field, local Charleston player Shelby Rogers qualifies for the 2015 Family Circle Cup main draw, and Madison Keys, the top ranked American player in the field, currently World No. 18 after reaching the Australian Open semifinals.
Coastal Carolina women’s tennis
The Coastal Carolina women’s tennis team extended its current winning streak to seven matches on Wednesday as the Chanticleers (8-4, 2-0) picked up their third straight win on the road with a 5-2 victory at Georgia Southern (7-3).
Libby Scott and Marie Babayan kicked off the match with an 8-3 victory over Giulia Riepe and Jordana Klein on the third doubles court. Honami Yazawa and Sara Bondar then delivered the opening point by defeating Francisca Norregaard and Daria Vasekina 6-1 at No. 2.
Cari Berry and Romane Delay fell 8-6 to Mary Phillips Smith and Anne Kurzweil at No. 1 after the point had already been decided.
As play turned to singles Scott once again kicked things off for the Chants, besting Smith 6-0, 6-3 to give Coastal a 2-0 lead. Berry extended the lead to 3-0 with a 6-2, 6-3 victory at No. 6, and Babayan clinched the match in straight sets at No. 5 after Kurzweil delivered the first point of the day for the Eagles at No. 3.
High school baseball
•Socastee 4, (at) Carolina Forest 0
| Austin Schmitz opened up the Braves’ season by throwing six two-hit innings and striking out five as the Braves shut out the Panthers on the road.
Socastee is back in action Thursday at 6 p.m. at home against Summerville. Coastal Carolina commitment Dylan Thompson will take the mound for his first start this season.
Austin Schmitz (1-0).L:
Jared Lembcke (0-1).S:
CF: Joey Lewandowski 1-for-2 . SOC: Buck Bacot 3-for-4; Dylan Thompson 1-for-4 2 RBIs, John Yarborough 1-for-2, RBI.
SOC 1-0 (1-0 VII-AAA); CF 3-2 (0-1).
High school softball
•(At) Waccamaw 10, St. James 0
| McKenzie Lugin had a complete-game shutout with six strikeouts as the Warriors topped the Sharks.
McKenzie Lugin (4-0);LP
F. Spaziani. Carley Pelasara 1 for 3 two-run single Emily Heimberger 3-for-4 with two triples; Leah Begohosin w-for-3 2 runs scored.
Waccamaw 5-1; St. James 3-4.
•Green Sea Floyds 16, (at) Marion 9
| Paige McDaniels went 3-for-6 with a home run and two triples as the Tojans topped Marion in nine innings.
P. Spivey. GSF: Kati Hutchinson 4-for-6, 2 singles, 2 doubles; Courtnee Faulk 4-for-6 3 singles, double; McDaniels 3-for-6, home run, two triples; Taylor Sadler 4-for-6, 4 singles.
GSF 1-0; Marion 0-1.
•Carolina Forest 6, (at) Socastee 4
| The Panthers topped the Braves.
Emily Merriam (3-1);L:
Roesing. Home runs: CF Natalie Hardwick went 3-for-4 with a home run and three runs scored; Merriam went 1-for-2 with a walk two runs scored a sacrifice fly and 3 RBIs.
CF 3-2 (0-2) SOC (0-1 (0-1).
High school girls lacrosse
•Porter Gaud 9, (at) Socastee 5
| Nick Robles notched 20 saves but the Braves fell to Porter Gaud.
: PG Burke 5, Kaplan 3, Lucas 1; SOC Jared Spindler 1; Nick Borriello 1; Zack Perrit 1, Stephen Sperbeck 2.Saves
: Nick Robles 20 saves.
Rec: PG 2-1; Socastee 1-2.
High school boys lacrosse
•(At) Carolina Forest 16, Waccamaw 8
| Joe Venazio had five goals and Sebastian Musumeci had 4 as the Panthers topped Waccamaw.
: CF Joe Vennazio 5, Sebastian Musumeci 4, Kaidon Hunt 2, Curtiss Pelegrino 2, Zach Earnest 1, Logan Thibodeau 1, Philip Gerber 1.Saves
: Steven Elias 12 saves.
• Rec.: CF 3-1
High school boys tennis
•Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach 5, Conway 1
| The Saints bested the Tigers
: Drew Smith (CH) def Ian McCauley (CA) 6-4, 6-2; Braden McCauley (CA) defeats Ethan Fitch(CH) 6-3, 6-3; Spencer Underwood (CA) defeats Jacob Ridecut(CH) 6-3, 6-0; Tyler Underwood (CA) defeats Haydon Brown(CH) 6-0,6-0; Brett BassCA) defeats Ramsy Cook(CH) 6-3, 5-7, 10-3
: Brandon MacDonald/Jason Digeronimo(CA) def ConnerGuyton/ Gage Fortson(CH) 7-5,6-2
High school track & field
: 1.Waccamaw 117 2. St.james 3.Georgetown 4.Socastee
•Boys 4x800 relay:
1.Waccamaw 9:32 2. Socastee 9:37 3.Georgetown 9:44
•110 High Hurdles:
1.Meyers St James 2.Leak Georgetown 3.Meyer Georgetown
1.Sherman Waccamaw 2.Hunter St James 3.Scott Waccamaw
1.Green Waccamaw 2.Jones Waccamaw 3.J.Green Socastee
1.St James 2.Georgetown 3.Waccamaw
1.Sherman Waccamaw 2.Salin St.james 3.Nesbit Georgetown
: 1.Meyers St James 2.Dunkin Waccamaw 3.Edwards Waccamaw
: 1.Bellamy St.james 2.Green Waccamaw 3.lawson Socastee
• 200: 1.Sherman Waccamaw 2.Jaloni Waccamaw 3.Hunter St.james
1.Dadd Waccamaw 2.Drayton Georgetown 3.Deible St.james
1.Sherman Waccamaw 2.Durant Socastee 3.Dadd Waccamaw
1.Thompson Georgetown 2.Rutledge 3.Deible
1.Junkins Waccamaw 2.Rowland Waccamaw
1.St.james 2.Waccamaw 3.Georgetown
1.Mendoza Waccamaw 2.Kimoits Waccamaw 3.Jones Waccamaw
1.Davis Waccamaw 2.Frasier Georgetown 3.Green
1.Knowlin Waccamaw 2.Davis Waccamaw 3.Woods Waccamaw
: 1.Waccamaw 2.St.James 3.Socastee 4.Georgetown
1.Waccamaw 2.Socastee 3.St.james
1. Alston St.james 2. Arnold Waccamaw 3.Emilie Georgetown
1.Grove 2.Blaylock Waccamaw 3.Grandison Socastee
: 1.Alston St.james 2.Grove Waccamaw 3.Humes St.james
1.Glover St.james 2.Engram Socastee 3.Khalib Socastee
1.Lloyd St.james 2.Smalls Waccamaw 3.Pancer Waccamaw
1.Waccamaw 2.Georgetown 3.St.james
1. Lloyd St. James 2. Smalls Waccamaw 3. Lee St. James
1. Alston St. James 2. Hogue Socastee 3. Smith St. James
1. Leguve St. James 2. Weber St. James 3. Emille St. James
1. Beach Georgetown 2. Matthews Georgetown 3. Brooks Waccamaw
1. Arnold Waccamaw 2. Smith St. James 3. Pancer Georgetown
: 1. Glover St. James 2. DeSpain Waccamaw 3. Ingram Waccamaw
: 1. Humes St. James 2. Brandonson Socastee 3. Baldwin Socastee
1. Elkhatib Socastee 2. Ingram Socastee 3. Kelly Waccamaw
1. Waccamaw 2. Georgetown 3. St. James
1. Walker Socastee 2. Sherman Socastee 3. Smith Georgetown