Winter sports season set for full takeoff this week

After more than a month of preseason practices and a handful of tournament tuneups, the winter sports season hits the courts and the mats full throttle this week with several key intra-county rivalries in basketball and wrestling.

Tip-off Tuesday features Socastee at Myrtle Beach and Aynor at St. James for a pair of boys and girls doubleheaders, while Carolina Forest and North Myrtle Beach play a home and away twinbill with the Chiefs hosting the home game and the Lady Panthers hosting the girls game.

Wrestling takes center stage Wednesday with Conway visiting rival Myrtle Beach, while Carolina Forest will host a tri-meet. Several local teams are heading just up Highway 501 this weekend to compete in the Swamp Fox Duels in Marion.

Hoops hold court Thursday as Waccamaw visits Socastee for a boy-girls doubleheader. On Friday, the Myrtle Beach boys and girls go to Carolina Forest, while Socastee makes the short trip down Highway 707 to battle rival St. James.

See the schedule (as reported to GSSR) below, and check back with GSSR for game results.

Tuesday
Socastee at Myrtle Beach (boys and girls), 6 p.m.
North Myrtle Beach at Carolina Forest (girls only), 7 p.m.
Carolina Forest at North Myrtle Beach (boys only), 7 p.m.
Aynor at St. James (boys and girls), 6 p.m.
Wednesday
St. James at Conway basketball, 6 p.m.
(Wrestling) Conway at Myrtle Beach; Carolina Forest tri-meet, 6 p.m.
Thursday
Waccamaw at Socastee (boys and girls), 6 p.m.
Friday
Myrtle Beach at Carolina Forest (boys and girls), 6 p.m.
Socastee at St. James (boys and girls), 6 p.m.

– Photo by Joel Beachum

 

 

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