Seahawks score complete victory over New Hanover

mbfoot-seahawkssackThe No. 2-ranked Myrtle Beach High offense showed significant improvement over last week’s season opener to give the Seahawks a complete game victory over visiting New Hanover (NC) 34-13 on Friday night.

Junior quarterback Lawson Cribb threw for two touchdowns and 200 yards, exceeding the total yardage output of the Seahawks’ offense in last week’s win over Byrnes. Keyonte Sessions ran for two TDs out of the “Wild Hawk” formation to lead Myrtle Beach to another easy win.

The Seahawks once again got a kick-start from the defense and special teams as Jayce Allen returned the opening kickoff 85 yards to paydirt. New Hanover quickly responded to tie it, but the Seahawks offense made an impressive first drive that was capped by Sessions’ 4-yard TD run.

Myrtle Beach’s Chris Weston made his second interception of the season to set up Sessions’ second short TD run, and Cribb connected with Marcus Grissett for a 39-yard score and a 28-7 halftime lead.

In the second half, Allen had a pick-six called back for a roughing the passer penalty and the defense did another solid job in holding New Hanover to only one late TD. Cribb hooked up with Jaquan Chestnut for his second TD pass and a 34-13 victory.

The Seahawks (2-0) have a short week to prepare for a road trip to face West Florence on Thursday.

Photo by Prep Stars Media

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