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Comets thrash GW 27-0 Tuesday

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Colt LaRue started for the Comets against GW-Danville Tuesday. / April 25, 2019
The Halifax County High School-GW varsity baseball series used to be a competitive, can’t miss event in the spring.

Not anymore.

Halifax battered GW 27-0 Tuesday at home. GW proved to be defensively challenged, and the Comets emptied their bench.

Despite the win, Halifax coach Kenneth Day believes this club still has to play at a very high level to accomplish its goals. Halifax still has some demanding tests, particularly as the Comets move deeper into the postseason.

As for Tuesday, this was not much to see. Halifax sent 16 batters to the plate in the first inning.

Halifax scored 11 runs in its first trip to the plate.

Dylan Clark had a two-run single and Shaun Perkins belted a run-scoring single and RBI double.

Alex Lowery had a two-run single, followed by an RBI double.

Drew Harlow cracked an RBI double, and Will Wallace had an RBI single.

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