No. 4 Seahawks fire on all cylinders in season opener

Myrtle Beach coach Mickey Wilson’s decision to use his bye last week to give his team an extra week of preseason preparations paid big dividends Friday night as the Seahawks were near-flawless in a 37-0 victory over Hanahan at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium.

Appearing in midseason form in Week 0, No. 4-ranked Myrtle Beach scored in all three phases while also posting a shutout. Junior quarterback Luke nDoty threw three touchdowns and the Seahawks scored on defense and special teams.

Myrtle Beach wasted no time in lighting up the scoreboard as running back Jermani Green capped the opening drive with a 6-yard TD run. He later caught a TD pass from Doty, then the defense got into the act just 19 seconds later when defensive lineman Michael Brown scooped and scored on a fumble return from 20 yards out.

Doty, who committed to South Carolina before the season, showed off his arm and got some help from his receivers to finish 13 for 20 for 179. Da’Ron Finkley made an amazing one-handed catch to make it 28-0 at halftime, and Marcus Grissett got into the act in the second half with a TD grab of his own. The Seahawks capped the scoring in the second half when Hanahan snapped a punt out of the end zone for a safety.

Myrtle Beach travels to Laurens next week.

Photo by Prep Stars Media

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