Sessions still sizzling, leads MB to victory over Socastee

Coming off a triple-double performance, Myrtle Beach High girls basketball standout Khadijah Sessions turned in a solid encore in Friday night’s 51-40 victory over Socastee at “The Wave.”

Sessions scored 32 of her team’s 51 points and also turned in eight rebounds and steals and five assists to help the Lady Seahawks (13-2 overall, 2-0 Region VIII-AAA) hold off the host Lady Braves.

Sessions tallied 34 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists in the Lady Seahawks’ region-opening victory at Wilson on Tuesday. Although her stats weren’t quite as impressive Friday, she was just as key in her team’s victory.

The senior Sessions, who has committed to play at the University of South Carolina next year, was playing without teammate and fellow leader Tanisha Brown due to injury. Still, Sessions made sure that the Lady Seahawks’ streak of region victories, dating back to her seventh-grade season, remained intact.

She was named GrandStrandSportsReport.com’s Mammy’s Kitchen Athlete of the Week for her play in leading the Lady Seahawks to the Little Casaer’s Classic in Florence over the holidays, but the award may have been a bit premature.

In the two games since receiving the award, Sessions is averaging 33 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists per game, just shy of a triple-double.

Myrtle Beach plays its first home region game of the season on Tuesday when St. James visits.

Socastee, which was led by Kirstin Zanardo’s 15 points, welcomes Wilson to town on Tuesday.

Photo by Digital Magic Photo

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