Soccer tournament will
be held this weekend
Representatives from the Myrtle Beach Mutiny of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) announced Tuesday that the team’s first home game will be held the weekend of April 26, the same weekend as the 6th Annual McDonald’s Coast Spring Classic Soccer Tournament, which is from April 26-27. The two events are open to the public and will be hosted by Coast FA and the Myrtle Beach Mutiny soccer clubs. Tickets are available by calling 843-424-1574 or visiting www.mbmutiny.com/tickets/ for $7 for adults and $3 for children.
Over 250 youth soccer teams from four states will be in attendance at the 6th Annual McDonald’s Coast Spring Classic Soccer Tournament. Matches are being played at the following locations:
North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex - 10373 S. Carolina 90, Little River, S.C. 29566
Market Common Fields - 1004 Meyers Ave. Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29577
Matches will start at 8 a.m. and run all day. McDonald’s is the title sponsor for the 6th year. Other sponsors include Thorny’s Steak House, Señor Frogs and SoccerinCollege.com.
The gates for the Myrtle Beach Mutiny’s first home game will open at 7 p.m. and kickoff at 8 p.m. The game will be held at 705 33rd Ave N. on Ashley Booth Field in Myrtle Beach. Sponsors for the game include Agru America, Coast FA, Señor Frogs, Crafty Rooster, Thorny’s, Bull and Bush Pub & Eatery, Hummel, Sixt Rent-A-Car, Crossfit Myrtle Beach, The Brandon Agency, Harley Davidson, Carolina Orthopedic, Soccer Locker, NPSL and South Atlantic Bank.
“The Mutiny team is very excited to kick off the new season and we welcome all of the teams participating in the McDonald’s Coast Spring Classic this weekend as well as everyone in the Myrtle Beach community,” said Pat Piscitelli, Mutiny sports director.
Lady Chiefs capture Grand Strand Softball Classic title
By Steve LeMaster
The North Myrtle Beach Lady Chiefs blanked Princeville 13-0 in five innings on Friday to win the Grand Strand Softball Classic title.
The five-day pool-play tournament featured several talented high school softball teams.
With the win, North Myrtle Beach improved to 17-1.
Accomplished North Myrtle Beach pitcher Taylor Hansis tossed a two-hit shutout as the Lady Chiefs won via the mercy rule.
Helping her cause at the plate, Hansis connected on a three-RBI triple for the Lady Chiefs.
Excelling offensively, North Myrtle Beach outhit Princeville 13-2.
At the plate for North Myrtle Beach, Makala Gore and Myatt Hardwick delivered three hits each and together tallied six RBIs. Julia Cole went 2-for-2 for the Lady Chiefs.
North Myrtle Beach dominated during the Grand Strand Softball Classic.
Following the triumph in the tournament, North Myrtle Beach continued to rank as one of the state’s top high school softball teams.
NMB routs Frewsburg
By Steve LeMaster
North Myrtle Beach continued to win on Thursday, defeating Frewsburg, (N.Y.) 18-3 in four innings in the Grand Strand Softball Classic.
Following the win, North Myrtle Beach improved to 16-1.
Lack of hits didn’t hinder North Myrtle Beach in the tournament game. The Lady Chiefs needed only two hits to win via the mercy rule in the fourth inning.
North Myrtle Beach pitcher Kieran Lawson notched her fourth win opposed to no losses. Improving to 4-0, Lawson allowed only five hits.
Showing patience at the plate to draw walks and heads-up baserunning helped to lift North Myrtle Beach to the win.
Offensively for the Lady Chiefs, Julia Cole and Macy Johnson accounted for North Myrtle Beach’s only hits and RBIs.
The Frewsburg softball team struggled defensively.
North Myrtle Beach benefited from four Frewsburg errors.