Spring Valley (SC) advanced to the 5th place game of the 2014 Beach Ball Classic with a 75-70 victory over St. Edward (OH) on Tuesday at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.
Spring Valley (6-6; Columbia, SC) led nearly wire to wire, trailing only briefly in the opening six minutes of the contest. Trailing 14-9 with 9:45 on the clock in the first half, Spring Valley scored 14 unanswered points in just 2:19 to open a 23-14 advantage. The Vikings went on to lead by as many as 13 in the second half.
Spring Valley was led by P.J. Dozier’s 20 points and nine rebounds, while Malik Dunbar chipped in 18 points for the Vikings. Kipper Nichols led St. Edward with 21 points.