Baseball: Braves, Sharks, Seahawks win region tilts

The Socastee High baseball team broke out the whopping sticks against visiting North Myrtle Beach on Tuesday, pounding out 15 hits en route to a 13-1 victory.

The Braves (9-5 overall, 3-2 Region 7-3A) scored three runs in each of the first three innings and four in the fourth to inact the mercy rule after the top half of the fifth.

Socastee’s Zach Hyde went 4-for-4 with three runs scored and Hunter Renfrow and Buck Bacot went 3-for-3 to lead the Braves at the plate. Finn Melko went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Dylan Thompson went 2-for-2 with three RBIs.

Thompson (4-0) also got the job done on the mound, allowing only two hits and two walks while striking out seven batters on the night. Reliever Sam McKinney came on to pitch a perfect fifth, striking out two of the three batters he faced.

North Myrtle Beach pitchers Kyle Cooper and Billy Pippin were pounded by the Braves, who travel the Georgetown on Saturday for another key region contest.

* Myrtle Beach 1, Georgetown 0: Brandon Dorsey outdueled Georgetown’s Hunter Graham in a classic pitchers’ showdown on Tuesday, giving the Seahawks a victory over the visiting Bulldogs.

Myrtle Beach’s Wilson Wicker drove in what proved to be the game-winning run in the first inning, and Shane Faulk collected the Seahawks’ only hit in the game as the Seahawks (6-5 overall, 4-1 region) led wire to wire.

Dorsey struck out 10 Bulldogs and allowed only three hits to claim the victory on the mound. Graham also went the distance and struck out six Seahawks, but the Bulldogs’ two errors proved their undoing in the opening inning.

Georgetown’s Seth Wall, Faulk and Graham each had a hit apiece but they couldn’t push the tying run across the plate. THe Bulldogs committed two errors to zero for the Seahawks.

* St. James 4, Wilson 2: The Sharks (6-1, 4-1) rallied for three runs in the sixth inning to get past the host Tigers and stay on top of the region standings.

Seven different Sharks collected hits for St. James, including an RBI double by Caleb Duggan and singles by Branden Pugliese, Anders DeShields and Brock Gallagher.

St. James’ Dillon LeDuc pitched 6 1/3 innings for the win, scattering three hits and one walk over the outing while striking out four. Duggan closed out the last two batters via strikeouts.

Chants do it with defense for second straight week

Chants do it with defense for second straight weekNot even a 44-minute lightning delay midway through the third [more]

Week 3: MB, CF roll to set up battle of undefeateds

Week 3: MB, CF roll to set up battle of undefeatedsJon "JJ" Jones returned to his old stomping grounds at [more]

Wednesday's Roundup: SJ girls go low to beat Braves

Wednesday's Roundup: SJ girls go low to beat BravesSt. James traveled to Prestwick Country Club on Wednesday to [more]

MB transfer cleared just in time to face former school

MB transfer cleared just in time to face former schoolMyrtle Beach football player J.J. Jones has been cleared to [more]

Tuesday Roundup: Wins for CF golf, NMB volleyball

Tuesday Roundup: Wins for CF golf, NMB volleyballThe reigning Class 4A state champion North Myrtle Beach High [more]

Games go on after Dorian throws schedules for loop

Games go on after Dorian throws schedules for loopDespite Hurricane Dorian costing Horry County Schools a week of [more]

Chants capture historic victory over Jayhawks

Chants capture historic victory over JayhawksCoastal Carolina football recorded its first-ever win over a Power [more]

Who's No. 1? Two teams atop latest football polls

Who's No. 1? Two teams atop latest football polls Like it did after last year’s state championship games, Horry [more]

Hurricane Dorian calls halt to Strand sports schedule

Hurricane Dorian calls halt to Strand sports scheduleHurricane Dorian is not expected to make landfall on the [more]

Coast U-19 girls pass early test, take Atlanta Cup title

Coast U-19 girls pass early test, take Atlanta Cup titleCoach R.J. Bass wanted a strong early test for his [more]

Eastern Michigan spoils Coastal's season opener

Eastern Michigan spoils Coastal's season opener The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers opened their season the same way [more]

Week 1: Historic win for SJ; MB, CF roll in openers

Week 1: Historic win for SJ; MB, CF roll in openersTommy Norwood tried to nix the Gatorade bath. He raised [more]

Welch wins World Am in East/West Coast shootout

Welch wins World Am in East/West Coast shootoutWilliam Welch (West Islip, N.Y.) shot a net 69 (gross [more]

Golf: CF packs 1-2 punch; St. James claims tri-match

Golf: CF packs 1-2 punch; St. James claims tri-matchThe Carolina Forest girls golf team made a strong showing [more]

Chiefs reach Border Battle finale, swept by Warriors

Chiefs reach Border Battle finale, swept by WarriorsThe Palmetto State made a strong showing in the Border [more]

Perfect conditions greet thousands for World Am

Perfect conditions greet thousands for World AmBeautiful weather greeted the 3,215 golfers participating in the 36th [more]

Two Coast FA boys teams crowned Triangle champs

Two Coast FA boys teams crowned Triangle champsTwo Coast FA boys teams returned home as champions from [more]

Week 0: Chiefs top Tigers; Sharks beat Lions at horn

Week 0: Chiefs top Tigers; Sharks beat Lions at hornMatt Reel sighed more than once when talking about his [more]

Six former Pelicans make big-league leap to Cubs

Six former Pelicans make big-league leap to Cubs The distance from Myrtle Beach’s TicketReturn.com Stadium to Chicago’s Wrigley [more]

Chiefs try to stay hungry, humble in title repeat bid

Chiefs try to stay hungry, humble in title repeat bidThe only thing harder than winning a state championship is [more]

Stormy weather big winner at CNB Kickoff Classic

Stormy weather big winner at CNB Kickoff ClassicTwo blowouts, a lightning delay and ultimately three of the [more]

Coast FA boys kick off fall season with strong outing

Coast FA boys kick off fall season with strong outingFive Coast FA boys teams entered the Charlotte Invitational over [more]

Hemingway follows family, teammates to Gamecocks

Hemingway follows family, teammates to GamecocksSix minutes after his youngest child had announced his college [more]

MB Track & Field Club set for cross country season

MB Track & Field Club set for cross country seasonBuilding on the success of the track and field season, [more]

Seahawks, Trojans, Chiefs in preseason football poll

Seahawks, Trojans, Chiefs in preseason football pollDefending state champion Myrtle Beach opened the 2019 preseason as [more]

Chants do it with defense for second straight week

Chants do it with defense for second straight weekNot even a 44-minute lightning delay midway through the third [more]

Week 3: MB, CF roll to set up battle of undefeateds

Week 3: MB, CF roll to set up battle of undefeatedsJon "JJ" Jones returned to his old stomping grounds at [more]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

© 2019 Grand Strand Sports Report · RSS
Myrtle Beach Web Design
Kayaking in Myrtle Beach