Lady Seahawks score long awaited win over St. James

mbgsoc-9sjAfter their first two meetings were rained out, the battle of unbeatens in Region 7-3A girls soccer finally took place Thursday night. And this top-15 showdown was worth waiting for.

No. 8-ranked Myrtle Beach (13-1 overall, 7-0 region) scored a 2-0 road victory over No. 15 St. James (7-3-1, 6-1) to take over the driver’s seat for the region championship.

Myrtle Beach’s Miranda Russell booted through a loose ball in the box in the first half to give the Lady Seahawks the early advantage, and Mackenzie Jones converted a penalty kick in the second half to cap the scoring in a hard-fought defensive match.

The meeting came one night after the game scheduled at Myrtle Beach was rained out for the second time. The two teams are still working to find a make-up date.

Photo by Rancier Photography

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