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Comet jayvees shut down Tunstall 44-0, finish season 10-0 / November 11, 2019
The Halifax County High School jayvee football team completed an unblemished 10-0 mark Thursday following a 44-0 thumping at Tunstall.

Halifax also enjoyed a win by forfeit over Patrick County.

The Comets had four shutouts on the season.

Halifax found different ways to score against Tunstall.

Coach Eugene Turbeville said the Comets had a 70-yard pick six from Aziyah Beasley. Savion Howard also delivered a 70-yard kickoff return for another touchdown. Johnathan Hammock also fell on the football in the end zone.

Quarterback Kameron Roberts also had a three-yard scoring run. Demetrius Roberts carried the ball 30 yard to the end zone.

“We’ve got some very talented kids who work extremely hard. The future is bright for Comet football,” said Turbeville.

The coaching staff also works hard to put these youngsters into the best position to win.

Turbeville said it’s been a successful run.

“To see all the hard work pay off is extremely gratifying,” he said.

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