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Boys Hoops: MB tops SJ, creates logjam atop 7-3A

The Myrtle Beach High boys waited till the coldest stretch of the year to play their hottest basketball, winning their fifth consecutive region contest Friday night with an impressive 59-45 victory over St. James at the Shark Tank. Following a difficult 3-13 start to the season and an 0-3 beginning to Region 7-3A play, the Seahawks (8-12, 5-3) suddenly find themselves in a four-way tie for first... 

Girls Hoops: Seahawks use defense to drown Sharks

The Myrtle Beach High girls basketball team used a suffocating defense to all but locked up the Region 7-3A title Friday night, winning their seventh straight game in a 46-27 victory over St. James at the Shark Tank. The Lady Seahawks (19-4 overall, 7-1 region) pulled away from the second-place Lady Sharks (13-8, 5-3) by outscoring them 12-3 in the third quarter. Nia Sumpter continued her hot hand... 

Athlete of the Week: Jones has Saints coming of age

Time flies when you are having fun, and the past four years have been a blast for Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach senior guard Bernard Jones, albeit fleeting. It seems like yesterday the then-freshman was called upon to serve as the floor general on a veteran team, and he helped deliver a pair of SCISA Class A state championships in 2013 and 2014. Now the Mammy’s Kitchen Athlete of the... 

National Signing Day has team spirit on local level

National Signing Day usually honors individual achievement in team sports, but Wednesday’s theme was more about teammates on the Grand Strand. Three sets of teammates were among the signees of National Letters on Intent, including a pair of the top running backs to come out of the area in recent years. Myrtle Beach High’s Brandon Sinclair, who set virtually every rushing record with... 

St. James’ Gulledge, Sloan sign soccer scholarships

Seniors Conor Sloan and Cole Gulledge have played soccer together since age 6, and on Wednesday both signed scholarship offers to play college soccer in a ceremony witnessed by family and friends at St. James High School. Sloan signed with Furman and Gulledge with the College of Charleston. The two started playing rec league soccer behind St James Middle at age 6 and were among the first players... 

Green leads CAMB’s youth surge on all-region team

The youth movement of the Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach basketball program was reflected in the 2015-16 SCISA Region 3-2A All-Region teams. Freshman guard Michael Green was named the Region Player of the Year after averaging 17.7 points per game, and fellow freshman Jaylen Johnson and sophomore Jaylen Johnson joined him on the all-region team. Senior Bernard Jones made the second team, while... 

Boys Hoops: Braves, local 7-3A teams win nail-biters

This one was more about pride than playoff positioning, and Socastee rose to the occasion when it counted most. The Braves scored the final eight points of double overtime to knock off rival Conway at the Wave on Tuesday night. The hard-fought region win was the first for the Braves (7-14 overall, 1-6 Region 6-4A) and leaves them in the cellar with the Tigers (12-7, 1-6), who suffered their sixth... 

Girls Hoops: Lady Braves surge into second in 6-4A

The Socastee High girls basketball team scored its third region win in five nights to give a big boost to its playoff hopes with a 58-41 victory over visiting Conway on Tuesday night. The Lady Braves (11-10 overall, 4-3 Region 6-4A) moved over the .500 mark for the season and in the league standings, tying Conway for second place with just three region games remaining. The two teams split the season... 

Carolina Forest wins region tourney with six champions

The Carolina Forest High wrestling team crowned six individual champions and captured the Region 6-4A tournament title to go with its regular season championship on Saturday. Carolina Forest claimed titles in six of 14 weight classes to post 111 total team points. They needed every one of them to edge runner-up Sumter (110). Conway (65) and Socastee (52) finished third and fourth to qualify for... 

Girls Hoops: Revenge win vaults MB into region lead

The Myrtle Beach High girls basketball team had this one circled on its calendar. It turned out to be worth the wait. After losing their region opener to Wilson 59-56 on Jan. 9, the Lady Seahawks (17-4 overall, 5-1 Region 7-3A) got a little payback in Friday’s rematch with a 59-35 victory over the visiting Lady Tigers (3-2 region). Myrtle Beach’s Nia Sumpter scored a game-high 25 points... 



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South Carolina

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