The Myrtle Beach High School football team defeated Dreher 57-7 in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs Friday night at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium. The Seahawks will face Marlboro County in the second round.
Round one of the South Carolina High School League playoffs saw Carolina Forest go for broke in overtime, North Myrtle Beach cruise to victory on the road and Myrtle Beach dominate at home. Aynor also won.
The Aynor High football team has maintained momentum under new coach Jason Allen this season after longtime head coach Jody Jenerette left and took over the program at West Florence. The playoffs start Friday.
The 2018 regular season came to a close on Friday as teams played Week 11 makeup games. For many, the games were critical for playoff seeding or even making the playoff field; for others, it was a tune-up.
With its playoff future already set, the Green Sea Floyds football team played fast and loose on Friday, throttling McBee 68-0. The Trojans have a bye to begin the Class A playoffs before playing C.E. Murray.
Hartsville defeated Myrtle Beach 70-34 in high school football on Thursday night. The teams were both undefeated entering the game, which was for the Region 6-4A title, and begin the Class 4A playoffs next week.
Because of the threat of inclement weather on Friday, many high school football teams on the Grand Strand have moved their games ahead to Thursday night. They include Myrtle Beach, which is playing 4A No. 1 Hartsville.
The roundup of Week 10 high school football games involving Grand Strand teams in Horry and Georgetown counties including Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Conway, Carolina Forest, St. James and Socastee.
High school football in Week 10 will have schedule changes with heavy rainfall expected on Friday. On the Grand Strand, six games have been moved up from Friday to Thursday. Waccamaw will play its game Friday.
Myrtle Beach’s Evan Jumper was the lone area player selected for the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas game, while a handful of area players were selected to play in the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives North-South game.