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Coach of the year

South Boston News
Jennifer Rutledge / June 14, 2018
Halifax County High School interim head coach Jennifer Rutledge is the Piedmont District coach of the year.

The Comets finished 15-5 in a season that saw Halifax advance to the top eight in the state tournament in Class 5. Rutledge joined assistant coach Curly Marstin and volunteer assistant Kirk Barnes in helping guide the Comets to the state tournament quarterfinals.

Halifax had strong representation on the all-district team.



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