Spring sports season opens with tourneys, scrimmages

It’s dress rehearsal time for several spring sports programs on the Grand Strand with a series of scrimmages and preseason tournaments set for the weekend.

The Carolina Forest and North Myrtle Beach boys and girls soccer teams get things started Thursday night with a doubleheader scrimmage. The girls game kicks off at 5:30 p.m., followed by the boys a 7 p.m.

North Myrtle Beach hosts the 3rd annual Jeff Butler Memorial baseball tournament beginning Friday. St. James, Mullins, Loris and the host Chiefs will play a round-robin tourney with the title game slated for Monday.

The Lady Chiefs will be on the road for a preseason softball tournament at Latta while the boys host the tournament dedicated to the assistant coach who died of cancer three years ago. North Myrtle Beach gears up for the Michael Nash Memorial soccer tournament the following weekend.

The spring sports schedule really gets rolling next weekend when Myrtle Beach hosts the Baseball at the Beach tournament and Carolina Forest hosts a softball tourney.

Most spring sports teams get the regular season under way next week.

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2 responses to “Spring sports season opens with tourneys, scrimmages”

  1. CrazyboutGOLF says:

    Can HS golf get some love??? I heard there are two brothers at MBHS that are looking really good?!

  2. Editor says:

    We do plan to cover boys golf just like every other sport. E-mails have been sent to every coach of every spring sport among our six schools to submit preseason information and no responses from golf coaches yet. Please encourage your coaches to send in their information and help us give all the kids proper coverage.

    Terry

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