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Defensive errors can be extremely costly in playoff softball, and the Halifax County High School varsity softball team learned that lesson Monday.

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Comet baseball, softball teams take first round region victories

SoVaNow.com / May 29, 2015
Both the Halifax County High School baseball and softball teams advanced in the Region 5-A North tournament after wins Friday.

Softball advanced in a 10-0 shutout win over Robert E. Lee, in what was head coach Melanie Saunders' last home game.

Junior Taylor Barnes had a strong performance on the mound and was backed up by the Lady Comets' bats, including a three-run homer by senior Kye-Neisha Logan.

The Lady Comets (19-3) advanced to second round action Monday against Brooke Point. The game begins at 6 p.m.

Baseball hammered JEB Start, 15-2. Colby Grissom got the call and pitched six innings, fanning, 12 and allowing only two hits.

The Comets had 21 hits, including a two-run homer from Dustin Fears.

Halifax improved to 14-7 and will meet Mountain View on the road Monday.


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