Sinclair follows QB’s lead, commits to Old Dominion

mbfoot-22andarnoldMyrtle Beach High football standouts Drayton Arnold and Brandon Sinclair and have one more season to claim another state championship, but it won’t be their last year playing together.

One week after Arnold committed to play at Old Dominion, the star running back Sinclair followed his quarterback’s lead by pledging to play for the Monarchs at the next level. The duo, which led the Seahawks to a state title as sophomores, could have as many as five more years playing together in the same backfield.

Arnold was injured during the stretch run of the playoffs last season but Sinclair continued to carry the load, rushing for 1,322 yards and 20 touchdowns. He also caught a pair of TDs and helped Myrtle Beach transition to a ground game when opponents seemed to solve the spread offense.

Sinclair will be part of a hungry senior class who had hoped to graduate with as many as three state title rings.  The Seahawks finish spring training next week and open the season in the Derrick Law Firm Kickoff Classic in August.

Photo by Rancier Photography

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