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Soccer: Braves win region with fifth shutout in a row

The Socastee High boys soccer team wrapped up the Region 6-5A championship Tuesday night with a 2-0 victory over West Florence – the fifth consecutive shutout for the Braves (17-3 overall 8-0 region). Socastee’s Tanner Goshert put the Braves on the board first on an assist by Josh Mackie, who later set the table Chris Matlashewski’s score. Goalkeeper John Cetin helped keep Socastee’s... 

Softball: Sharks, Panthers rally in sixth for victories

The St. James High softball team didn’t need to win Tuesday’s region showdown with visiting Wilson. But the Lady Sharks did it anyway, rallying in the sixth inning to score a 9-8 victory over the Lady Tigers and remain undefeated in Region 7-4A play. Trailing 8-5 entering the bottom of the sixth, St. James responded with four runs in the frame to pull ahead. Starting pitcher Brooks... 

Sharks track and field star Alston signs with Winthrop

The Winthrop University women’s track and field program got a great deal Tuesday with the signing of St. James High senior Alexus Alston. The Lady Eagles signed one all-state track and field athlete but got four or five. That’s because Alston, a straight-A student who plans to major in physical education and earn a masters in athletic training, happens to be a jack of all trades on... 

Region races resume for soccer, baseball, softball

Spring break served as the perfect dramatic pause on the high school spring sports season, but now it’s time to get back to the business of securing postseason plans. With region races put on hold for the past week, Grand Strand teams return to the late-season push of clinching playoff spots this week. Here’s a look at how the postseason push is shaking out: Soccer * Perhaps no sports... 

Lacrosse: Carolina Forest, St. James host playoff foes

In the brief history of local high school lacrosse, there have been zero playoff games held on the Grand Strand. On Tuesday, there will be three. The Carolina Forest boys team earned a No. 7 seed in Class 5A and will host 10th-seedeed Byrnes in the opening round, and the St. James boys and girls teams – both in only their third season – welcome teams to the Shark Tank as an unprecedented... 

Athlete of the Week: MB’s Bodge puts team over self

Myrtle Beach High senior Cameron Bodge is no stranger to pitching no-hitters. What he is unfamiliar with – and most proud of – is his team being a state championship contender. Bodge threw a no-hitter for the second straight season on March 31 in a 4-0 victory at Wilson to help the No. 3-ranked Seahawks remain undefeated in Region 7-4A play. In genuinely unselfish form, Bodge shares... 

Baseball: Sharks, Panthers capture Mingo Bay crowns

The St. James High baseball team hasn’t fared so well against its region this season, but the Sharks are making some serious noise against a national field at the Mingo Bay Baseball Classic. St. James, which didn’t win its first region game until just before the start of the 66-team tournament, captured its bracket championship Friday with a 2-1 victory over Forrest Park (VA). St. James... 

Softball: Seahawks suffer loss to Eastside in finale

The Myrtle Beach High girls softball team closed out a solid week at the Grand Strand Softball Classic on Friday in a 10-3 loss to Eastside (VA) at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. The Lady Seahawks went 3-2 for the week to reach the final day, but they couldn’t stop Eastside’s offense from rolling up double digits. Myrtle Beach’s Madison Needle, Breezy Zilonka,... 

Mingo Bay Baseball: Sharks rally late, Seahawks win big

The St. James High baseball team got back on the winning track with a dramatic 4-3 victory over South Lakes (VA) in Thursday’s fourth round of the Mingo Bay Baseball Classic. St. James Trystan Freeman delivered a game-winning, walk-off RBI double to help the Sharks improve to 3-1 in the prestigious tournament. Overall, St. James has won four of its last five outings. The Sharks outhit South... 

Softball: Seahawks continue strong showing at tourney

Myrtle Beach more than held its own in this week’s Grand Strand Softball Classic, winning its final three of four games with a double-digit victory over Robert Byrd (WV) in Thursday’s match. Carly Grace Bodge and Lindsey Coble combined for a three-hitter with six strikeouts. Staying hot at the plate was Cayce Roberts, who went 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs. Rylie Troxell went 2-for-4... 
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