NMB’s Linta, MB’s Goings lead local state qualifiers

North Myrtle Beach had five track and field athletes qualify for next week’s state championships, including two first-place finishers, and Myrtle Beach had three boys earn spots over the weekend at the Class AAA state qualifier in York.

North Myrtle Beach’s Jeffrey Linta won the boys pole vault with a height of 13 feet flat and Jaquella Livingston tied for first in the girls long jump with a leap of 5 feet flat to lead the Chiefs. Teammates Marshawn Scott was runner-up in the boys 400 hurdles (56.95 seconds), Vincent Taylor placed second in the boys 110 hurdles (15.29 seconds) and Marisa Maher was sixth in the girls pole vault (9-0) to advance to the Saturday’s state meet at Spring Valley.

The Myrtle Beach boys were led by a courageous effort by EJ Goings, who missed almost a month due to an illness yet returned to finish second in the 800 meters (2:01.39), eighth in the 400 (50.40) and anchor the Seahawks’ 4×400 relay team to an eighth-place showing. Teammates Emaray Johnson took third in the boys high jump (6-2) and Tyquan McFadden finished eighth in the boys shot put to advance.

St. James also got a runner-up finish from Billy Krier in the boys 1600 meters (4:31.77) to round out the local Class AAA state qualifiers.

In the Class AAAA state qualifier in Spring Valley, Carolina Forest failed to have any athletes earn a spot in next week’s state meet but the Panthers got several strong performances, including a new school record in the
boys 4×100 relay. Jharrian Davis, Devante Carter, Orane Mullings, AJ Johnson turned in a time of 43:16 to break the old mark and finish 16th.

Other Carolina Forest top performers were Brandon Norman’s 16th-place showing in the boys 800 meters (2:04.81), Dustin Conklin’s 12th-place finish in the boys 1600 meters (4:36.90), Jessie Patrick’s 13th-place showing in the same event (4:39.53), Shakiel White’s 12th-place finish in the high jump (6-0) and the 4x800m boys relay team of Conklin, Patrick, Norman and Stephen Ciaramitaro (8:32.35).

Comments

comments

Longtime MBHS volleyball coach Church steps down

Longtime MBHS volleyball coach Church steps downLarry Church's final match as Myrtle Beach High volleyball coach [more]

Field conditions a concern for Wilson-NMB playoff tilt

Field conditions a concern for Wilson-NMB playoff tiltMatt Reel’s North Myrtle Beach football team reached the second [more]

Versatile Green means go for Seahawks' hot offense

Versatile Green means go for Seahawks' hot offenseDean Boyd knows what Jermani Green can do. Boyd, the Marlboro [more]

MB Invitational: WVU rolls; Coastal nets invite for 2019

MB Invitational: WVU rolls; Coastal nets invite for 2019The eight schools scheduled to compete in the 2019 Myrtle [more]

Local student-athletes take advantage of early signing

Local student-athletes take advantage of early signingThe early signing period opened in full force Tuesday on [more]

Green Wave surges past Chants in road-trip debut

Green Wave surges past Chants in road-trip debutZac Cuthbertson tied his career-high with 31 points, but it [more]

NMB rises to the top with Class 4A volleyball crown

NMB rises to the top with Class 4A volleyball crownAfter losing a hard-fought first set in Saturday's Class 4A [more]

Coastal will host inaugural Myrtle Beach Bowl in 2020

Coastal will host inaugural Myrtle Beach Bowl in 2020ESPN Events is adding a new bowl game to its [more]

Mohr brothers take major leap at Junior Olympic XC

Mohr brothers take major leap at Junior Olympic XCA pair of Grand Strand brothers made strong showings at [more]

National champs highlight Chants' baseball schedule

National champs highlight Chants' baseball scheduleThe Coastal Carolina baseball team and head coach Gary Gilmore [more]

Coast FA teams post solid showings in NC tourneys

Coast FA teams post solid showings in NC tourneysCoach Joel Banta’s Coast 07 Red first received high praise [more]

Chiefs charge back, claim Class 4A volleyball crown

Chiefs charge back, claim Class 4A volleyball crownThe North Myrtle Beach Chiefs went to the Class 4A [more]

Red Wolves leave Coastal one win short of bowl bid

Red Wolves leave Coastal one win short of bowl bidArkansas Red Wolves totaled 454 yards of offense on their [more]

Panthers' gamble pays off in OT win over Lexington

Panthers' gamble pays off in OT win over LexingtonMarc Morris had already showed his hand. The Carolina Forest coach [more]

Seahawks, Green ground, pound Devils in first round

Seahawks, Green ground, pound Devils in first roundIn what could have been the final home game of [more]

No. 10 NMB hits the road, runs past Thoroughbreds

No. 10 NMB hits the road, runs past ThoroughbredsThe No. 10-ranked North Myrtle Beach High football team had [more]

River Bluff pulls the plug on Conway's football season

River Bluff pulls the plug on Conway's football seasonAfter the lights went out, the Gators turned it on [more]

Coastal holds off Howard, loses to Panthers in semis

Coastal holds off Howard, loses to Panthers in semisA change in venue did not squelch the excitement in [more]

Seahawks, Chiefs may reap rewards of rigorous region

Seahawks, Chiefs may reap rewards of rigorous regionMickey Wilson didn’t use the term directly. But the Myrtle Beach [more]

Panthers prepare for tough first-round playoff test

Panthers prepare for tough first-round playoff testIn the last five years, Carolina Forest coach Marc Morris [more]

Chiefs dethrone Seahawks as Lower State champions

Chiefs dethrone Seahawks as Lower State champions The North Myrtle Beach High volleyball team had this date [more]

Clemson's Renfrow named semifinalist for top walk-on

Clemson's Renfrow named semifinalist for top walk-onThe Burlsworth Trophy selection committee announced today that Clemson wide [more]

Coastal men, women cruise to season-opening victories

Coastal men, women cruise to season-opening victoriesSenior forward Zac Cuthbertson scored 18 points to lead six [more]

Local runners make strides at state cross country meet

Local runners make strides at state cross country meetMissing a month of the high school cross country season [more]

Mountaineers top Chants; Norman makes donation

Mountaineers top Chants; Norman makes donationCoastal Carolina’s football team put up a strong fight, but [more]

Longtime MBHS volleyball coach Church steps down

Longtime MBHS volleyball coach Church steps downLarry Church's final match as Myrtle Beach High volleyball coach [more]

Field conditions a concern for Wilson-NMB playoff tilt

Field conditions a concern for Wilson-NMB playoff tiltMatt Reel’s North Myrtle Beach football team reached the second [more]

Comments are closed.

© 2018 Grand Strand Sports Report · RSS
Myrtle Beach Web Design
Kayaking in Myrtle Beach