North Myrtle Beach scores sweep of visiting Conway

nmbghoops-12The North Myrtle Beach girls basketball team got double-doubles from a senior and a freshman to lead the way in a 50-40 victory over visiting Conway on Thursday night.

North Myrtle Beach struggled in the first half and entered the second half tied with the Lady Tigers at 23-all. But the Lady Chiefs used a 17-10 edge in the third period to pull away from Conway down the stretch.

Freshman Aquera Johnson paced the Lady Chiefs with 16 points and 11 rebounds, and senior Marcie Chestnut added 11 points and 11 boards. Teammate Ronshella Dewitt had eight points and rebounds.

Conway was led by Zakera Chadmon’s 10 points and seven boards. The Lady Tigers shot just 25 percent from the field and was only 1 of 10 from behind the 3-point line.

Boys

* North Myrtle Beach 57, Conway 44: The Chiefs jumped out to a 25-14 halftime lead and held the Tigers in check the rest of the way for a victory over visiting Conway.

Matt Lindsey scored a game-high 18 points and pulled down seven rebounds, and twin brother Josh had nine point and six boards. Tyrique Robinson chipped in nine points and eight boards, also narrowly missing the double-double.

Conway’s Demar Williams scored a team-high 16 points as the Tigers were out-rebounded by the Chiefs 39-30.

Photo by Sona McIntyre

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