Posted On: 11/16/20 3:07 PM

The team that was ranked No. 1 in Class 4A for most of the regular season suffered two losses near the end of the regular season that cost them a chance at the Region VI-4A crown.

But Myrtle Beach showed in its playoff-opening win at South Aiken that all was not lost. The Seahawks ran off 37 points to wind handedly and set up a big showdown at Beaufort in the second round.

The Eagles bring in their own impressive resume, beating everyone in their classification and making most of those games look easy. Second-year coach Bryce Lybrand has Beaufort heading in the right direction. Both teams bring considerable talent to the table.

Now, it’s time to see which ones stand out more. Here are four that stand to make an impact.

KELTRON BESSANT, LB, MYRTLE BEACH

With fellow linebacker Cam Ward out for the rest of the year, Bessant is going to be even more prominently featured on this defense for the indefinite future. And he’s got the type of playmaking ability to fill the void. So far this year, Bessant has 54.5 tackles, 11.5 TFL, 6.5 sacks, forced a fumble, recovered a fumble and picked off a pass.

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