May River’s girls continued their surge into uncharted territory for the three-year-old school Thursday, advancing to the third round of the Class 3A playoffs with a 36-32 win over visiting Strom Thurmond.
Chynna Sneed scored 16 points and Emma Peluso added 13 to lead the Sharks, who continued their dominant defensive performance.
Peluso made 7-of-12 free throws in the fourth quarter to help May River hold on.
The Sharks (17-7) will travel to Dillon for a matchup of region champions Monday. The Wildcats (19-0) survived a defensive struggle of their own Thursday, beating Manning 30-29.