Myrtle Beach — It only took Socastee softball a few seconds to go from a near no-hitter to a walk-off, 1-0, win Friday over Ryken (Md.) in the Grand Strand Sotball Classic finals.
The Braves’ first hit of the game came from Blake Smith, a triple that plated Haleigh Ferro from second base for the walk-off win.
Pitchers Mallorie Roesing (Socastee) and Madison Aughinbaugh each threw complete games, Roesing had four strikeouts, while Aughinbaugh struck out 11 and carried a no-hitter into the bottom of the seventh inning.
• W–Mallorie Roesing. L–Madison Aughinbaugh.
Records – S: 10-7, 4-2.
• Myrtle Beach 9, (at) Oakhill (WV) 0 (6) | McKenzie Coble went 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs as the Seahawks coasted past Oakhill (WV) in the Grand Strand tournament.
• W–Angel Hatzidakis (7-6). L–C. Workman. Top hitters – Myrtle Beach: Cameron Crutchfield 3-5, 3 runs, Emmalee Ballard 2-3, 2 runs, McKenzie Coble 2-3, 2 runs, 2 RBIs.
Records – Myrtle Beach: 7-7
South Carolina Warriors play Memphis Saturday in ABA Elite 8 at Carolina Forest Rec. Center
CCU Men’s Track
The Chanticleers competed in three events Friday in Auburn, Alabama at the Tiger Track Classic held at Auburn University.
In the triple jump, J.B. Barnette finished with a distance of 48.45 feet to place fifth overall in the event. In the javelin throw, Jackson Corcoran placed sixth with a distance of 203.2 feet, and Jordan Entwistle placed 8th with a distance of 200.11 feet.