High School Football

Area’s Best (Oct. 12)

Here are the top five teams in the Grand Strand area as ranked by The Sun News’ Ian Guerin:

1. Socastee

• Braves firmly in the driver’s seat for a Region VII-AAA championship.

2. Myrtle Beach

• Coach Mickey Wilson’s team now has to respond from region loss for first time since 2008.

3. Carvers Bay

• Bears have done everything right since losing season opener.

4. Georgetown

• Bulldogs hoping they can do to Socastee what Braves did to Myrtle Beach.

5. Loris

• Win this week locks Loris into top-three finish in Region VIII-AA.