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Girls Hoops: MB takes title; SJ nips NMB for No. 3 seed

The Myrtle Beach High girls basketball team captured its third straight Region 7-3A title Thursday night by defeating rival North Myrtle Beach 55-35 on the road in the regular-season finale for both teams. The No. 5-ranked Lady Seahawks (19-4 overall, 9-1 region) won their ninth consecutive game to cap the season claim a No. 1 seed entering next week’s Class 3A state tournament. Myrtle Beach... 

Girls Hoops: Seahawks ice share of Region 7-3A crown

The Myrtle Beach High girls basketball team claimed at least a share of the Region 7-3A championship Tuesday night with a dominating performance against visiting Georgetown. The Lady Seahawks (18-4 overall, 8-1 region) reeled off their eighth consecutive victory in a game that was never in doubt. They maintain a one-game lead over Wilson with the 81-40 win. Kiana Adderton tallied a game-high 22... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

Boys Hoops: Late runs lift MB, CF past region rivals

The Myrtle Beach High boys basketball team used a strong second-half surge to score its first Region 7-3A victory of the season, rallying past rival North Myrtle Beach for a 69-51 home win. Trailing 27-26 at halftime, the Seahawks (5-12 overall, 1-3 region) opened the third period on an 8-0 run to take the lead for good. Myrtle Beach eventually stretched it into a 28-10 run in the quarter to seize... 

Girls Hoops: Seahawks rout Chiefs; Tigers top Panthers

Playing without point guard and co-captain Cheyenne Pyles, the short-handed Carolina Forest girls basketball team simply couldn’t keep pace with rival Conway on Friday night. The Lady Panthers (8-10 overall, 1-3 Region 6-4A) suffered a 60-36 defeat at the hands of the Lady Tigers (10-5, 3-1), who used a lock-down defense to create turnovers and scoring opportunities. * Myrtle Beach 54, North... 

Girls Hoops: MB survives cold spell, tops St. James

The chilly weather that swept through the Grand Strand this week must have hit particularly hard at Myrtle Beach High, where the No. 5-ranked Lady Seahawks survived a record cold spell to defeat visiting St. James 40-32. The Lady Seahawks (14-4, 2-1) came out hot for a 19-point first quarter but went scoreless for the entire second period. The Lady Sharks (10-6, 2-1) were experiencing a similar... 

Athlete of the Week: Walker keeps MB on an even keel

The past three weeks have been one wild roller-coaster ride for the Myrtle Beach girls basketball team. Fortunately for the Lady Seahawks, the smallest player on the floor is one of the biggest leaders to make sure they don’t get too high or low. Keocia Walker, the 4-foot-10 point guard and Mammy’s Kitchen Athlete of the Week, has had a big hand in the Lady Seahawks’ successes... 
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