University Scores Victory Over Socastee

University (WV) defeated Socastee (SC) 85-77 in a consolation bracket game of the 2018 Beach Ball Classic at the Myrtle Beach (SC) Convention Center.

TURNING POINT:  With Socastee leading 29-19 with 4:17 to play in the first half, University scored 18 unanswered points to take a 35-29 lead on a K.J. McClurg 3-pointer with 1″53 on the clock.  The Hawks would not give up the lead the rest of the way and led by as many as 21 points in the second half..

UNIVERSITY STAT LEADERS: Kaden Metheny and K.J. McClurg led University with 23 points each.  Rodney Bucklew chipped in 14 points or the Hawks.

SOCASTEE STAT LEADERS:  Jay Williams led the Braves with 17 points, 10 assists, eight rebounds and three steals.  Jevon Grifin paced Socastee in scoring with 20 points and Jonathan Wright added 14 points and four assists.

RECORDS:  University 6-1, Socastee 6-7.

:  University – Morgantown, WV.  Socastee – Myrtle Beach, SC.



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