NMB tops Camden to set up showdown with Seahawks

nmbfoot-4North Myrtle Beach survived a long road trip and an early deficit to knock off Camden 34-13 and remain undefeated on the season, but now the big challenge comes next week against also-unbeaten Myrtle Beach.

The Chiefs (6-0) set up a showdown with rival Myrtle Beach (6-0) next week in a region opener that could also decide the 7-4A title. But before North Myrtle Beach could put itself in that position, the Chiefs had to get past a pesky pack of Bulldogs.

Camden struck first on a 26-yard touchdown pass from Devin Beckley to Jorien Watson, but the Chiefs answered back with a TD pass from the same distance from Ronnie Bass to Tyler Gore. A blocked PAT kept Camden in the lead, but T.J. Gore’s 2-yard TD run in the second quarter gave North Myrtle Beach a 13-7 advantage at halftime.

The Chiefs mashed the gas in the second half, beginning with Reece Finch’s 22-yard reception from Bass, followed by Bass’ third TD toss of the game on a 25-yard connection with Cullen Mitchell. Camden answered back with a 71-yard TD toss from Beckley to Watson, but it was too little too late as T.J. Gore broke loose for a 39-yard TD run to put the final nail in the win.

North Myrtle Beach travels to Doug Shaw Stadium next Friday with early region title consideration and bragging rights on the line.

Photo by Joel Beachum

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