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MB’s Cooper, Walker collect honors amid state title runs

The honors keep rolling in for Myrtle Beach High boys and girls basketball standouts Soloman Cooper and Keocia Walker. Both were named to the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association all-state teams on Monday, just days after they were named the Region 7-3A Players of the Year. And the duo isn’t finished; the MBHS boys and girls host Lower State semifinals in a Wednesday doubleheader. The... 

Lady Seahawks soar into Lower State semifinals

The Myrtle Beach High girls basketball team did it with defense Saturday night, shutting down visiting Lakewood 48-29 to advance to the Class 3A Lower State semifinals. The Lady Seahawks played lock-down D in the second half, holding Lakewood to just 11 points over the final two periods. That allowed Myrtle Beach to pull away following a tight first half. Myrtle Beach took a 25-18 lead into the locker... 

Girls Hoops: MB soars past Hanahan in opening round

The Myrtle Beach High girls basketball team made a convincing postseason debut Thursday night with a 58-32 victory over visiting Hanahan in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs. The top-seeded Lady Seahawks (14-10) enjoyed their first easy win in their last six outings, finishing the regular season with two losses, a pair of one-point victories and an overtime win. But Myrtle Beach started... 

Seahawks knock off Chiefs for region title, top seeding

Settling the Region 7-3A boys basketball title required a third-game tiebreaker between No. 1-ranked Myrtle Beach and No. 6-ranked North Myrtle Beach, and even it went down to the wire. Playing at the neutral site of Conway High before a packed, bipartisan crowd, the Seahawks scored a 51-46 victory over the Chiefs on Tuesday night to claim the region title, the No. 1 seed and the opportunity to spend... 

Girls Hoops: MB wins in OT; Lady Sharks’ season over

The Myrtle Beach High girls basketball team snapped its two-game losing streak entering the Class 3A playoffs but it didn’t come easily. The Lady Seahawks (13-10, 8-2) needed overtime to defeat visiting Georgetown 48-43 and put the finishing touches on their Region 7-3A championship. Myrtle Beach will be at home in the playoff opener on Thursday night. • Wilson 59, St. James 54: The Lady Sharks... 

Boys Hoops: MB wins out, forces NMB rubber match

After playing more than 40 combined games, including two against one another, the Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach boys basketball teams will meet one time to settle the Region 7-3A championship. The No.1-ranked Seahawks (18-6 overall, 9-1 region) looked impressive in Monday night’s 84-63 victory over visiting Georgetown to make the two-way tie with the No. 5-ranked Chiefs for the region title... 

UPDATE: Winter storm puts region schedule in logjam

The weather isn’t the only thing that’s been on ice lately. So has the Myrtle Beach High boys and girls basketball teams’ celebration of their seemingly inevitable Region 7-3A championships. The postponement of Tuesday night’s home game against Georgetown and Thursday’s showdown with rival North Myrtle Beach to Friday and Saturday, respectively, have created an even bigger... 

Seahawks rally past Tigers, remain unbeaten in region

The Myrtle Beach High boys basketball team needed a huge fourth quarter to come back and beat Wilson 55-45 and keep its perfect region record intact. Trailing for three quarters, the Seahawks (17-5 overall, 8-0 Region 7-3A) outscored the Tigers 20-9 in the final period to stay undefeated in region play. Wilson led 30-23 at halftime but Myrtle Beach managed to close the gap to one point entering the... 

Lady Seahawks suffer first region setback of season

The Myrtle Beach High girls basketball team’s region championship celebration was put on hold for at least one more day after suffering a 54-41 loss to Wilson on Monday night. The Lady Seahawks (12-9 overall 7-1 Region 7-3A) suffered their first league loss of the season and saw their eight-game winning streak snapped by the visiting Lady Tigers. Kianna Adderton scored 14 points as the Lady Seahawks... 

Boys Hoops: Seahawks top Sharks; Chiefs, Braves win

The No. 2-ranked Myrtle Beach boys basketball team remained undefeated in Region 7-3A play with an easy 63-39 victory over host St. James on Friday night. Leading just 17-14 after the first quarter, the Seahawks (16-5 overall, 7-0 region) opened the second period with a 16-2 run that saw the Sharks (6-17, 1-7) turn the ball over to set up easy scores by MB. Myrtle Beach led 47-31 at halftime and was... 
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