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South Boston NewsSouth Boston NewsSouth Boston NewsSouth Boston News / December 04, 2017
The Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team dropped its second game in a row Friday, losing a tough one to visiting Person County, 57-51.

On Wednesday, Halifax fell at Park View, 59-55. Halifax is 1-2.

In Friday’s game, Person started with a 16-6 run in the first period. The Rockets added a 16-9 surge in the second quarter, but Halifax rallied in the third, going on an 18-10 run.

The fourth quarter of the Rockets-Comets game featured a Halifax rally that fell short. Halifax outscored the Rockets 18-13. However, the Comets’ slow start proved too much to overcome.

Person also had a major edge at the foul line, as the Comets got into foul trouble. MyQuan Williams fouled out and Michael Spraggins and Dashon Louden had four fouls each.

Person finished 22-of-37 from the line. Halifax went five-of-10.

Michael Spraggins had 13 for Halifax, including three treys.

Jordan Williams had 13 for the Comets, including four in the final period.

Louden scored eight and J’Quan Davis had eight.

Earlier, Park View held off the Comets, despite a late rally.

Park View led by 12 at the start of the final period, but the Comets clawed back into contention. Park View used effective fast breaks at the end to sustain its momentum.

J. Williams led Halifax with 17 points, while Spraggins had six. Louden and Davis also scored six.

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