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Halifax County school board calendar committee expands to 18

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Comet jayvees improve to 6-1 after Bassett blowout

SoVaNow.com / April 16, 2018
Blowout city.

The Halifax County High School jayvee baseball team routed Bassett, 11-1, last Tuesday night in South Boston.

The Comets are 6-1.

Halifax enjoyed stout pitching and quality offense.

The Comets delivered 11 hits, with Luke Fulcher, Joey Duffer, Dylan Newton and Zy’liek Perkins collecting two hits apiece. Blake Duffer, Jared Dawson and Anthony Conner had one hit each.

Shea Carey pitched effectively, getting the win. Carey fanned nine hitters and allowed one hit, with two walks. Reliever Gavin Colwell worked one inning. Colwell struck out two in a brief relief appearance. Halifax really cranked up the offense in the third inning, with seven hits and nine runs. Halifax capitalized on fielding problems from Bassett, which had two errors and four wild pitches in the third inning alone.

Luke Fulcher and Joey Duffer also produced RBI hits in the third.

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