Sessions caps sensational prep career in all-star game

Myrtle Beach High star and South Carolina Class AAA Player of the Year Khadijah Sessions played her final high school basketball game in the usual fashion on Saturday – sensational.

Sessions scored a game-high 18 points in the Carolinas All-Star Game at Socastee’s “The Wave” to lead the South Carolina squad to a 90-71 victory over the visitors from North Carolina.

After her high school career with the Lady Seahawks ended prematurely, with the two-time defending state champions falling in the second round of the playoffs, Sessions got one last chance to strut her stuff on the  prep basketball stage.

Sessions connected on 6 of 13 shots from the field, including 2 of 5 from 3-point range, and grabbed five rebounds. She also dished out two assists in 24 minutes of action.

Well below Sessions’ gaudy numbers in her senior season, when she averaged 26 points and 10 rebounds per game. She had two triple-doubles by earning double-digit assists and flirted with the rare quadruple-double with steals.

Coincidentally, Sessions’ next goal will be to continue to play for South Carolina – as in “The University of” instead of an all-star team. The Lady Gamecocks won their NCAA Tournament first-round game Saturday, and more help is on the way.

Photo by Rancier Photography

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