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Jaden Waller goes high for the first of two dunks in the first half Friday against Magna Vista. / January 20, 2020

The Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team earned two wins to end last week, downing Piedmont District opponent Magna Vista on Friday in Halifax 78-54 and non-district Prince Edward in Farmville on Wednesday 64-32.

Halifax is now 13-0, 5-0 Piedmont District.

Against Magna Vista Kameron Roberts posted a game-high 23 points. Roberts’ teammate Keshawn Wells also lit up the nets posting 20 points – Wells had four treys.

Halifax paced the first period of play 13-7. Wells led the opening period with five-points.

The Comets offense continued their dominance in the second outscoring the visitors 27-10. Wells hit for 10-points; Jaden Waller added seven for the 40-17 halftime score.

Magna Vista made a push in the third period posting 20 points, yet was unable to stop a potent Comet’s offense. Halifax closed out the game with a 22-point third and a 16-point final period.

Magna Vista posted 14 pints to close out their offense. Waller and Kevon Ferrell each had double-digits on the night scoring 14 and 10 pints, respectively.

In Wednesday’s game against Prince Edward the Comets picked up the 64-32 win.

Halifax: J. Waller 14, K. Wells 20, K. Roberts 23, K. Ferrell10, D. Jennings 5, A. Palmer 2, Z. Carter4.

MV: S Hairston 11, T. Johnson 7, T. Grant 18, R. Johnson 5, W. Gardner 2, J. Morris 6, R. Martin 5.

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