BRIEFLY

Tuesday’s area sports briefs

From staff reportsMarch 19, 2013 

Coastal Carolina reliever Ryan Connolly tied a school and Big South record and Justin Creel drove in the winning run in the top of the ninth as the Chanticleers beat Wake Forest 7-6 on Tuesday night.

Creel drove in Tyler Chadwick on an infield single to help CCU improve to 11-10 on the year.

Connolly, meanwhile, closed the game out in the bottom of the frame for his fourth save of the season while also tying the conference record for appearances with 117. The hurler tied former Chanticleer Byron Binda (2002-05).

College baseball

• South Carolina 9, (at) The Citadel 5 | Jack Wynkoop allowed just two runs on five hits in 51/3 innings and Grayson Greiner, LB Dantzler and Joey Pankake homered as the Gamecocks improved to 18-3.

•  (At) Clemson 10, Morehead State 5 | Garrett Boulware’s three-run homer capped a six-run fourth inning as the Tigers defeated the Eagles to improve to 12-7.

CCU softball

•  Coastal Carolina 6-11, (at) Longwood 5-5 | Jazmin Daigle drove in four runs in the opener and Brooke Donovan and Sara Rasley drove in three each in the second game as the Chants completed the sweep.

High school baseball

•  (At) Andrews 13, Timberland 1 (5) | Ethan Wright struck out 11 batters and Rivers Cribb homered and drove in two as the Yellow Jackets cruised.

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• W–Ethan Wright (3-0). L–Ryan Hood. Top hitters – Timberland: Dillon Craig 1-2. Andrews: Patrick Ward 3-3, 2 RBIs; Rivers Cribb 2-3, HR, 2 RBIs; Jordan Cantley 2-3, 2B, 2 RBIs; Brock Cannon 2-2, 2B.

Records – Andrews 8-1 (3-0 Region VII-AA).

•  Waccamaw 6, (at) Dillon 5 (8) | Justin Colgrove went 2-for-3 with two home runs and five RBIs as the Warriors got the win over the Wildcats.

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• W–Tucker Perry (2-0). L–Lawrence Bailey. Top hitters – Waccamaw: Justin Colgrove 2-3, 2 HR, 5 RBIs, Jordan Hoeweler 2-3. Dillon: Lawrence Bailey 2-5, HR 2 RBIs, Mason Brett 2-4 , RBI, Jamie Callahan, 2-4, RBI.

Records – Waccamaw: (7-4, 3-0 Region VIII-AA)

• (At) St. James 4, Myrtle Beach 3 | Dillon LeDuc drove in a run and pitched for the win in relief, Trent Revis drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth and the Sharks defeated the Seahawks.

Revis drove in the winner on a single, setting up LeDuc, who pitched three scoreless innings.

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• W–Dillon LeDuc. L–Brandon Dorsey. Top hitters – Myrtle Beach: Griffin Bethle 2-3; Critter Collins 0-2, RBI, run. St. James: Dillon LeDuc 2-3, 2B, RBI; Trent Revis 2-3, RBI, run.

Records – Myrtle Beach 2-1 Region VII-AAA, St. James 4-3 (2-0 Region VII-AAA).

•  (At) Georgetown 8, North Myrtle Beach 7 | Seth Wall had two doubles and two RBIs and Woody Woodall had three hits and drove in two runs to lead the Bulldogs.

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• W–Hunter Graham (1-2). L–Cooper. Top hitters – North Myrtle Beach: Brandon Miller 2-4, 2B, 3B; Genovese 2-3. Georgetown: Seth Wall 2-3, 2 2Bs, 2 RBIs; Riley Jordan 1-2; Woody Woodall 3-4, 2 RBIs; Trace Cox 1-3.

Records – North Myrtle Beach 1-1 Region VII-AAA, Georgetown 1-7 (1-2 Region VII-AAA).

•  (At) Aynor 2, Loris 1 | Tyler Lewis had seven strikeouts to remain perfect on the mound as the Blue Jackets edged the Lions.

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• W–Tyler Lewis (3-0). L–Tanner Chock. Top hitters – Loris: T. Cox 4-4, R. Bellamy 2-4. Aynor: Brandon Young 2-2, Morgan Ward 1-2.

Records – Aynor: (6-1, 3-0)

High school softball

• On Monday the St. James softball team will play a pair of games to benefit football coach Mark Fischer, who is battling cancer. The Sharks will wear special jersey and will be selling “Rally Towels” with the “Fist Up” logo print for $5 as they take on New Castle (Pa.) High at 5 p.m. and Fairfax (Va.) High at 7 p.m. The towels will be available for sale as soon as the school receives them.

•  (At) Georgetown 5, North Myrtle Beach 1 | Madison Cooper had nine strikeouts in a complete-game effort and the Bulldogs had a balanced offensive attack in beating the Chiefs.

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• W–Madison Cooper (2-1). L–Taylor Hansis (3-4). Top hitters – North Myrtle Beach: Mishles 2-3, run; Roberts 1-4, RBI, Ashbury 1-3. Georgetown: Crystyn Neely 3-4, run; Taylor Graham 2-3, RBI, run; Kelsey Fulton 2-4, run; Jackie Gray 2-3, RBI; Anna James 1-1, run.

Records – North Myrtle Beach 5-5 (1-2 Region VII-AAA), Georgetown 6-6 (1-2).

•  (At) Conway 3, Carolina Forest 2 | Sydny Howell struck out 12 batters as the Tigers edged out the Panthers for a close win.

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• W–Sydny Howell (4-2). L–Emily Merriam. Top hitters – Conway: Kady Edwards 2-3, RBI, 2B, run, Neci Hemingway 1-3, run, RBI, Madison Gore 1-3, RBI, Coker Edge 1-3, 2B, Breanna Van Deusen 1-3. Carolina Forest: Marisa Runion 2-2, 2B, Sara Sweatt 1-4, Natalie Hardwick 1-4, run, 2B.

Records – Conway: (5-5, 1-2) Carolina Forest (11-1, 2-1 VI-AAAA)

•  (At) Green Sea Floyds 13, Hannah-Pamplico 1 (5) | The Trojans held the Raiders to just one run as they picked up the win.

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• W–M. Elliot (2-0). L–L. Prossor. Top hitters – Hannah-Pamplico: S. Sanders 2-3, M. Miles 2-3. Green Sea Floyds: N. Floyd 3-3 3B 3 runs, P. McDaniels 2-2 HR 2 RBIs, M. Elliot 2-4 3 RBIs, C. Faulk 2-3 2 RBIs.

Records – Green Sea Floyds: (2-4, 2-1); Hannah-Pamplico: (2-4, 1-3)

•  (At) St. James 12, Myrtle Beach 1 (5) | Morgan Marlow had a home run and three RBIs to lead the Sharks in a rout.

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• W–Casey Betts (3-0). L–A. Hatzidakis. Top hitters – Myrtle Beach: M. Mendolia 2-2 run, M. Coble 1-2 RBI, M. Brocklesby 2-2. St. James: Kelsi Bachman 3-3 RBI 3 runs, Morgan Marlow 2-3 HR 3 RBIs 2 runs, Rebecca Prosser 2-2 RBI 2 runs, Noel Cassidy 3-3 2 RBIs run.

Records – St. James: 7-0

•  (At) Dillon 5, Waccamaw 0 | Darby Hamer pitched a full seven inning stretch, striking out six batters with no walks as the Wildcats got the shutout.

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• W–Darby Hamer. L–Hallie Butler (4-2). Top hitters – Waccamaw: Olivia Dunlap 2-3, Leah Boghosian 1-2. Dillon: Shayna Covington 2-4, Shaquailla German 2-3 2 2Bs.

Records – Waccamaw: 7-3, 2-1 VIII-AA

•  (At) Aynor 7, Loris 1 | Shelby Culler struck out 12 and Hannah Seaver hit a home run to give the Blue Jackets the win.

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• W–Shelby Culler (2-0). L–Alex Faircloth. Top hitters – Loris: Callie Cox 1-3, Alex Faircloth 1-3, RBI. Aynor: Hannah Seaver 3-4, HR, Brooke Barfield 3-4, Shelby Cox 2-3, Shelby Culler 2-4.

Records – Aynor: 5-0

•  St. James 11 (at) North Myrtle Beach 8 | Hannah Price drove in two runs and Kelsi Bachman had three hits to lead the Sharks on Monday.

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• W–Alexis Gunnell (5-0). L–Taylor Hansis. Top hitters – St. James: Kelsi Bachman 3-5; Morgan Marlow 2-5; Hannah Price 2-5, 2 RBIs; Haley Reigal 1-2, RBI; Becca Prosser 1-5, 2B, RBI; Noel Cassidy 2-5; Gunnell 2-4, RBI; Katie Cook 2-4. North Myrtle Beach: Makala Gore 1-4, 2B; Julia Cole 3-4; Rayni Newman 2-4, RBI; Hansis 2-4, RBI.

Records – North Myrtle Beach 5-4 (1-2) Region VII-AAA.

High school boys golf

•  Carter Weaver shot 2-over 38 top earn medalist honors as the Bulldogs edged the Chiefs.

Team scores – Georgetown 160, North Myrtle Beach 162

GEORGETOWN – Carter Weaver 38, Will Marlowe 39, Henry Young 41, Evan Runion 42.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH – Vijay Mishra 39, Sean Markarian 40, Daniel Grimes 40, Matthew Leonard 43.

Course – Eagle’s Nest. Par – 36.

•  Michael Leftis shot 2-under 34 for medalist honors and Kohler Karavan was also under par (35) to lead the Seahawks past the Braves on Monday.

Team scores – Myrtle Beach 152, Socastee 159

MYRTLE BEACH – Michael Leftis 34, Kohler Karavan 35, Mark Karavan 41, JD Gooden 42.

SOCASTEE – Zac Hickman 38, Brady Lane 38, Mike Dudleck 41, Jeb Bennett 42.

Course – The Dunes Club. Par – 36.

High school girls soccer

•  (At) Myrtle Beach 2, Socastee 1 | Angela Hervig scored on an assist from Kathryn Wiley and Madison put in another on an assist from Mary Beth Hervig as the Seahawks topped the Braves.

G oals – S: N/A, MB: Angela Hervig 1, Madison Tilford 1.

G oalkeepers – S: N/A. H: Jessica DeForge (4 saves).

Records – Myrtle Beach 3-0 (1-0 Region VII-AAA).

• (At) North Myrtle Beach 7, Loris 0 | Ashley Robinson and Nicole Epifanio each had two goals to lead the Chiefs (3-1) on Monday.

Goals – Ashley Robinson 2, Nicole Epifanio 2, Hannah Rowles, Nicole Crowl,Lauren McCarthy

Assists – Brielle Buis 2, Ashley Robinson, Courtni Hyatt

Saves – Katie Carr 1

• (At) Carolina Forest 2, Conway 0 | The Panthers got the shutout as Katelyn Perry and Riley Lynch supply the goals.

G oals – CF: Katelyn Perry, Riley Lynch

G oalkeepers C: Leah Stetter (3). CF: Allie Etheridge (4).

Records – Carolina Forest: 4-3-1

High school boys soccer

• Carolina Forest 6, (at) Conway 5 (OT) | Ian McIlrath had four goals and Sebastian Perez scored the game-winner on an assist by Josh Riley to propel the Panthers past the Tigers in overtime.

Goals – CF: McIlrath 4, Monroy 1, Perez 1

Assists – CF: Javier Monroy 1, Zac Cuomo 1

High school boys tennis

•  St. James 5, (at) Georgetown 2 | The Sharks got the best of the Bulldogs, winning five-of-seven.

Singles – Jeffrey Dayton (STJ) d. Ben Wilkins 6-0, 6-0; Crit Gore (STJ) d. Brice Sanders 6-0, 6-3; Kyle Burkhart (STJ) d. David Stalvey 7-5, 6-4; Harrison McConnell (G) d. Joseph Martinez 6-3, 6-3; Jarrett Cooper (G) d. Thomas Leonard 7-6, 7-2, 7-6, 7-3.

Doubles – Dayton/Burkhart (STJ) d. Wilkins/Sanders 8-2; Andrew Fickland/Hayden Zemke (STJ) d. Cannon Ballard/Blake Cannon 6-4, 6-4.

Records – St. James: (5-2, 1-0)

• Carolina Forest 4, (at) Conway 2 | The Panthers edged the Tigers.

Singles – Troy Swartling (CF) d. Luke Campbell 6-4, 6-0; Ethan Smith (C) d. Caleb Bellamy 6-4, 6-3; Liam Buckley (CF) d. Spencer Causey 6-0, 6-3; Ty Limpasuvan (CF) d. Sawyer Jordan 6-0, 6-3; Tommy Vandoros (CF) d. Chanan James 1-6, 6-2, 10-7.

Doubles – Smith/Childs (C) d. Nye/Steighner 8-5.

Records – Carolina Forest 3-2

• Myrtle Beach 4, (at) Wilson 3 | The Seahawks edge the Tigers by one to get the win.

Singles – Coleman Martini (MB) d. Anand Chokshi 6-3, 6-3; Zachary Zhao (W) d. Jack Woodward 5-7, 6-3, 11-9; John Rosner (MB) d. Andrew Halus 3-6, 6-4, 10-5; Tyler Jackson (W) d. Jacob Moore 1-6, 6-3, 10-8; Cole Bellamy (MB) d. Jarret Russell 6-4, 7-5.

Doubles – Martini/Woodward (MB) d. Chokshi/Halus 6-3, 6-3; Benjamin Liu/Taevon Haile (W) d. Tyler Berkey/Anatoly Policastro 6-3, 2-6, 10-8.

Records – Myrtle Beach (5-0, 1-0)

High school girls track and field

•  Raven Grant won the 100 (12.17) and 200 meters (25.38) and took second in the 400 meters (1:07.15), but the Tigers had to settle for runner-up.

•  Team scores – Loris 89, Conway 71.6, Mullins 25, Marion 34.3

•  400m relay – Loris 51.74; 100m – Raven Grant (C) 12.17; 1,600m – Madilyn Crabill (C) 6:41; 800m – Edris Davis (C) 3:02; 200m – Raven Grant (C) 25.38; 1,600m relay – Conway 5:01; Shot put – J. Bellamy 31-4; Long jump – A. Bessant (L) 15-5; High jump – S. English (L) 4-8; Triple jump – A. Bessant (L) 31-10; Discus – Q. Moody (L) 90-8; 400m hurdles – T. Pratt (L) 1:28; 3,200m relay – Mullins 12:20; 100m hurdles – V. Phillips (M) 18.20; 400m – S. Knowlin (M) 1:06.8.

CCU sports

• The Coastal Carolina baseball team will appear on ESPN networks two times and this spring and the softball team will have one appearance.

The Chanticleers take on Liberty (noon, April 6, ESPNU) and Radford (6 p.m., April 19, ESPN3) in baseball. In softball, CCU will be aired while playing Winthrop (1 p.m., April 13, ESPN3).

Should the Chants advance, the women’s lacrosse (2 p.m., April 28, ESPN3), softball (noon, May 12, ESPNU) and baseball (4 p.m., May 25, ESPN3) championships will be aired by the sports platform as well.

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