Myrtle Beach Wave riding growing sport of lacrosse

lax-waveLacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States, and the Grand Strand area is riding the Wave.

The Myrtle Beach Wave youth lacrosse program is in its third year, and this summer season is its biggest one yet. The club traveled to Irmo over the weekend to compete in the South Carolina Shootout.

Two Wave high school teams competed against top travel teams from Atlanta, Charlotte, Charleston and Columbia. The two Wave teams combined for a respectable two wins, five losses, and three ties over the course of this elite tournament.

The Wave program was founded by Coach Tom Moxley as just one boys team, which has already won four regional tournaments. The Wave has now grown to include two high school aged boys teams, Under-15 and Under-13 boys teams, and has just added a high school-aged girls team.

All teams are scheduled to participate in multiple summer and fall tournaments this year.

Photo courtesy of Myrtle Beach Wave

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