NMB Chiefs doubles up
By Steve LeMaster
The North Myrtle Beach softball team doubled up an opponent from Tennessee earlier in the week, defeating Obion County 4-2 on Monday in the Grand Strand Softball Classic at the Market Common.
With the win, North Myrtle Beach improved to 15-3.
North Myrtle Beach pitcher Taylor Hansis earned the win. Hansis fared well in the circle throughout the high school softball game.
North Myrtle Beach fared well offensively. The Chiefs scored four runs on eight hits.
North Myrtle Beach used a two-run fifth inning to pull out the hard-fought win.
The Chiefs scored first, crossing home plate once in the bottom half of the first inning. Obion County, however, answered with a run of its own.
The Tennessee high school softball team was limited to two runs on four hits. But Obion County pushed the Chiefs.
North Myrtle Beach overcame two errors en route to the win.
Offensively for North Myrtle Beach, Makala Gore went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs. Rayni Newman followed, finishing 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Myatt Hardwick delivered a triple and Hansis, helping her pitching cause at the plate, finishing 1-for-2 with an RBI.
Obion County batter Carly Whipple went 1-for-2 with a home run and an RBI.
NMB sweeps Georgetown
By Steve LeMaster
North Myrtle Beach swept Georgetown in boys and girls soccer games on Tuesday, April 8. In the boys game, North Myrtle Beach defeated Georgetown 4-1. The North Myrtle Beach girls team turned in a shutout, winning 8-0 over the Georgetown girls squad.
More on each contest follows.
Boys - North Myrtle Beach 4, Georgetown 1: Austin Boltin, Caleb Bush, Rohan Reid and Christian Buis scored one goal apiece as North Myrtle Beach beat Georgetown 4-1.
North Myrtle Beach also thrived defensively, limiting Georgetown to one goal.
Girls - North Myrtle Beach 8, Georgetown 0: Five different North Myrle Beach players scored and a pair of Lady Chiefs provided saves on the defensive side as the host team won 8-0 over Georgetown.
Brooke Kennedy led the Lady Chiefs with three goals. Shannon Butler followed, scoring two goals for the Lady Chiefs in the win.
Ingryd Garcia, Nicole Crowl and Kylie Jenkins added one goal apiece for the North Myrtle Beach girls soccer team in the win.
Garcia and Shelby Carr had one assist each for the Lady Chiefs.
Controlling the game defensively, North Myrtle Beach goalkeepers Shargene Nguyen and Montana Fields combined to register the shutout.