Hoops: Seahawks sweep Socastee in home opener

sochoops-24mbWith only seven players dressed and several varsity newcomers in the lineup, the Myrtle Beach boys basketball team still managed to hold off visiting rival Socastee 71-64 in Tuesday night’s season opener.

With the football team preparing for Friday night’s Class 3A Lower State title game at Midland Valley, the shorthanded Seahawks saw four players score in double figures to lead a thin but balanced effort.

Bryce Schneider scored a team-high 20 points, and fellow varsity veterans Adam Zam and Robert Swanson tallied 17 and 12, respectively, to lead Myrtle Beach. Emory Knox chipped in 10 points, and fellow newcomer Ben Minte scored eight before fouling out and leaving the Seahawks with only six players.

Myrtle Beach had its hands full in defending 7-footer Jason Cudd, who scored a game-high 25 points and dominated the boards against the undersized Seahawks. Marcus Hemingway added 16 points for Socastee, which was outscored 19-13 in the final quarter in an otherwise tight contest.

* Conway 56, St. James 42: Trenique Richardson scored a game-high 12 points and Darren Stanley added 11 as the Tigers (1-0) won their season opener against the visiting Sharks (0-1).

St. James was led by Zach Werba with 10 points. The Sharks host the Tigers in a rematch Friday.

* West Brunswick (NC) 80, Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach 65: Playing with two starters sidelined by injury, the Saints couldn’t keep pace on a road trip out of state against the Trojans.

The Saints were led by freshman Jay Williams with 21 points. Michael Green added 12 points and Ian McCauley(Sr) had nine points and four blocks.

* Carolina Forest 64, North Myrtle Beach 48: The Panthers improved to 3-0 with a win over the Chiefs.

Girls

* Myrtle Beach 57, Socastee 30: The Lady Seahawks used a balanced scoring effort to breeze past the Lady Braves, led by Kiana Adderton and Nia Sumpter’s 11 points apiece.

Ivy Collins and Keocia Walker added nine points apiece and Jalah Horton tallied eight for Myrtle Beach, which led 33-12  at halftime and cruised the rest of the way to the win.

Socastee also had a balanced score line but none in double figures. Shayla Baldwin scored seven and Mia Angelo chipped in six for the Lady Braves.

* Carolina Forest 49, North Myrtle Beach 44: The Lady Panthers outscored the Lady Chiefs 15-6 in the fourth quarter to rally for a big road victory.

Alexis Tomlin had a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds, and she also had five blocks to dominate inside, and outside sharpshooter Ellen Nardella scored 18 points and pulled down seven rebounds. Cheyenne Pyles added 11 points and dished out five assists.

Carolina Forest hosts Myrtle Beach on Friday.

Photo by Prep Stars Media

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