Socastee scores sweep of Christian Academy of MB

sochoops-15postThe Socastee High boys basketball team used a 15-4 run in the third quarter to break open a tight game and pull away for a 58-41 victory over host Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach.

The Braves (5-0) defeated the Saints (4-3) for the second time in five days but both double-digit wins required erasing an early deficit. The Braves led just 27-26 at halftime before the second-half surge allowed them to remain undefeated on the season.

Socastee got a team-high 16 points from guard Dylan Thompson and Koel Cutler added 15. Christian Academy’s Bernard Jones scored a game-high 22 points but was the lone Saints to score in do8uble figures.

The Braves play host to Waccamaw on Thursday before taking the big stage at the Beach Ball Classic after Christmas. The Saints travel to St. James on Tuesday.

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