Beach Ball Classic Day 4

      Nehemiah Stafford scored 15 to lead St. James to a win at Beach Ball.

      The St. James Sharks became the first local team to win a tournament game at the 32nd annual Beach Ball Classic. The Sharks defeated the Socastee Braves 60-42 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Saturday. St. James was led by Nehemiah Stafford with 15 points. Will Caswell was Socastee's top scorer with 16. Area teams are now 1-7 at this year's Beach Ball Classic. Myrtle Beach High plays a consolation game on Monday at noon against Christ Presbyterian (TN).

      Beach Ball Classic consolation scores

      Rufus King (WI) 51 Wheeler (GA) 44

      Bishop Gorman (NV) 67 St. Rita (IL) 58

      Spring Valley (SC) 78 East Rutherford (NC) 67

      Orem (UT) 86 Franklin (OH) 77

      Beach Ball Classic semi-finals

      Whitney Young (IL) 67 Scott County (KY) 43

      Bishop O'Connell (VA) 60 Hudson Catholic 39

      Beach Ball Classic Championship

      Whitney Young (IL) vs Bishop O'Connell (VA) Monday 7:30 p.m.

      Pepsi Carolina Classic consolation scores

      Marion 73 Lake City 45

      South Florence 54 Timmonsville 38

      Mullins 64 Lower Richland 56 OT/Final

      Wilson 65 Darlington 59

      Pepsi Carolina Classic championship

      Hartsville 83 West Florence 54

      Little Caesars Invitational (girls)

      West Florence 43 Timmonsville 37

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