Beach Ball Classic Day 3

Solomon Cooper scored 27 points for Myrtle Beach on Friday.

After three days of competition at the Beach Ball Classic, a high school basketball tournament with a strong 16-team field, local teams have yet to win a game. The Myrtle Beach Seahawks dropped a 67-61 decision to Franklin (OH) in a consolation bracket game on Friday, at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Solomon Cooper scored 27 points to lead the Seahawks. Franklin's Luke Kennard had a game-high 33 points. Myrtle Beach, St. James and Socastee have all lost two games apiece at the 32nd annual Beach Ball Classic. In another consolation game, Orem (UT) defeated Christ Presbyterian (TN) 68-59.

Beach Ball Classic Day 3 Championship Bracket

Bishop O'Connell (VA) 41 Rufus King (WI) 36

Hudson Catholic (NJ) 50 Wheeler (GA) 42

Scott County (KY) 71 St. Rita (IL) 60

Whitney Young (IL) 76 Bishop Gorman (NV) 67

Pepsi Carolina Classic

Hemingway 70 Florence Christian 62

Lower Richland 74 Timmonsville 52

Mullins 62 South Florence 55 - Michael Ellis 22 pts. for South Florence, Jalek Felton 19 pts. for Mullins

Hartsville 83 Darlington 65 - Jalen Shaw 24 pts. for Hartsville

West Florence 59 Wilson 46

Championship Game: Hartsville vs West Florence on Saturday

Little Caesar's Invitational (Girls)

Timmonsville 48 South Florence 44

West Florence 55 Scotland County 54

Championship Game: Timmonsville vs West Florence on Saturday

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