May River’s girls breezed into the second round of the Class 3A playoffs with a 61-29 victory over visiting Cheraw on Monday.
Emma Peluso scored 18 points, Jordan Bigham added 12, and Chynna Sneed had 10 for the Sharks, who were dominant on defense, holding Cheraw in single digits in each quarter.
May River outscored Cheraw 22-9 in the second quarter to break open a defensive struggle, then outscored the Braves 22-6 in the third quarter.
May River (16-7) will host Strom Thurmond in the second round Thursday.
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