Beach Ball Classic Day 2 Recap

Palmetto State teams took to the court on Day 2 of the Beach Ball Classic. Inside a look at the scores and some notes from the second day of action in Myrtle Beach, SC. 2011 J.L. Mann SG Damien Leonard (pictured) continues to show why he's our #1 player in the state for the 2011 class while Mullins duo Stacy Wilson & Eric Smith led their squad to a win. Come inside for the results.

Myrtle Beach- Day two got underway with a matchup between 2 South Carolina teams who suffered setbacks on Day 1 as Mullins and Socastee went at it. J.L. Mann out of Greenville also took to the hardwood in action against Boys & Girls (NY). Below we recap some of the highlights by South Carolina teams and prospects while listing all of the day's scores as well.

Powered by Stacy Wilson and Eric Smith the Mullins crew was able to come away with a 65-56 win over Socastee. Wilson had 25 points while Eric Smith had 13 points, 5 assists, and 3 steals in the victory. Socastee was led by Travers Woodward with 15 points.

Game 3 of the afternoon saw J.L. Mann take on Boys & Girls (NY). Turnovers plagued the Patriots as they weren't able to deal with a lot of the ball pressure and defense that the Boys & Girls squad put on them. In fact the Patriots committed 23 turnovers to just 6 for the NY school. On the bright side of things 2011 SG Damien Leonard had 28 points and 8 rebounds while 2010 SF Brandon Boggs had a very nice showing once again with 21 points and 5 rebounds.

Myrtle Beach took on M.L. King in game 5 of the day and from the outset like most of the SC squads who've taken on out of state opponents, the size difference was the biggest challenge. In the end Myrtle Beach fell 56-48 in a valiant effort from the Seahawks. Everett Golson continues to show his prowess as a legitimate D1 basketball prospect as his athletic legend continues to grow in the Palmetto State. Golson went for 16 points. Golson also had 3 assists and 3 steals in the loss. Jamere Valentine added 10 points for the Seahawks. Kawhi Leonard had 23 points and 18 rebounds for M.L. King.

Day 2 Results
Mullins (SC) 65 Socastee (SC) 56
Cedar Hill (TX) 63 Elliott County (KY) 53
Boys & Girls (NY) 71 J.L. Mann (SC) 56
Wheeler (GA) 74 Pickering (Canada) 68
M.L. King (CA) 56 Myrtle Beach (SC) 48
St. Patrick (NJ) 64 Paterson Catholic (NJ) 57


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