Posted On: 11/25/20 1:20 AM

North Myrtle Beach has never been in this position before.

Myrtle Beach is here so often that when the Seahawks actually fail to make it the season is looked upon as a failure.

The contrasting histories will meet head on in a budding rivalry that took way too long to develop. Simply, the Chiefs were just not very good most years when these teams separated by 18 miles would line up against each other. Myrtle Beach won 21 of the first 28 games in the series, including four games over the 2018 and 2019 seasons.

The first game between these Region VI-4A foes this year was different.

North Myrtle Beach was physical in the November 6 tilt - knocking out the Seahawks’ quarterback and one of their star receivers - and rolled in the second half, eventually winning 34-6. Myrtle Beach wants payback.

North Myrtle Beach wants a changing of the guard.

EXPERIENCE MATTERS

When Myrtle Beach won the 2018 state championship over Greer, most of the current crop of Seahawks were either not yet in uniform or basically didn’t see playing time. The closest thing to the three-season carryover was Sullivan Hardin, who handled punting duties in that game

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