Myrtle Beach falls to Aiken in state championship game

mbvol-2stateThe Myrtle Beach High volleyball team’s amazing season came to end one step short of the ultimate goal – the Class 4A state championship.

The Seahawks suffered a 3-0 defeat to Aiken in Saturday’s state final at Dutch Fork High in Columbia. The Green Hornets (39-3-3) won by scores of 25-13, 25-17 and 25-21.

It was only the second loss of the season for the Seahawks, who finished the year with a record of 34-2-1. Myrtle Beach was playing in its second state championship match in six years.

The good news for the Seahawks is they are poised to make another run at their first state title next year. Among its many returning players are sophomore sensation Gracie Davis (12 kills, two blocks) and juniors Dannie Hix (22 assists), Cassie Runyon (six kills, 1 block), Darby Sheets (five kills, two blocks) and Lexi Watts.

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