Derrick, Sessions honored during North-South lead-up

nsfoot-practiceWhile preparing for Saturday’s North South All-Star Game at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium, a pair of Grand Strand football standouts received some more accolades.

Conway High quarterback Peyton Derrick was named the Region 6-5A Offensive Player of the Year, while Myrtle Beach High two-way player Keyonte Sessions earned the Region 7-4A Player of the Year award.

Derrick, an Appalachian State commitment, threw for 2,865 yards and 29 touchdowns while rushing for 546 yards and 10 TDs. He also led the Tigers to a 9-4 record and the third round of the Class 5A playoffs.

Sessions, who has committed to The Citadel, played a wide variety of roles for the Seahawks (9-2). He rushed for 376 yards and 20 TDs out of the WildHawk package, caught 16 passes for 170 yards and two TDs, and had 68 tackles, 2.5 sacks, two interceptions (one for a TD), two fumbe recoveries and one forced fumble.

The two will compete in Saturday’s North-South All-Star Game at noon at Shaw Stadium.

Photo by Terry Massey

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