Seahawks take region title in beat-down of Bulldogs

mbfoot-celeb22Myrtle Beach fans packed Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium on Friday night to see an offensive shootout for first place in Region 7-3A with visiting Georgetown. Instead they witnessed a defensive clinic by the Seahawks, with the final score 42-7.

Myrtle Beach’s Drayton Arnold threw three touchdown passes and Brandon Sinclair ran for two and caught one as the Seahawks (6-3 overall, 4-0 Region) clinched the region title. North Myrtle Beach lost to St. James 17-7 to make the region title official.

But it was the Myrtle Beach defense that gets much of the credit by shutting down a high-powered Georgetown offense that came in averaging 30 points per game. The Seahawks stopped the Bulldogs (6-3, 3-1) on two fourth down plays inside the Myrtle Beach 10.

Arnold started the passing game early as he threw two touchdown passes – one to Elijah Rice and the other to Cortez Brown. Arnold connected with Rice in the first for 9 yards to give the early lead to the Seahawks, and Sinclair scored three straight TDs to make it a 28-7 lead.

Rice later ran for a 53-yard punt return for another score. Brown capped it off with a 5-yard TD catch to the end zone. Arnold threw for more than 300 yards and Sinclair and Rice tallied more than 100 yards apiece.

The Seahawks visit North Myrtle Beach next Friday to finish region play.

Photo by Prep Stars Media

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