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SoVaNow.com / October 30, 2013The Halifax County High School varsity football team has another very difficult task tomorrow. HCHS has to complete a three-week road swing at Franklin County.
Franklin County will be looking for atonement after last year’s double overtime loss to Halifax County. The Eagles feature a physical running game, using quarterback Bradley Parcell. The leading running back is Carlton Adams, and Alex Clark leads a group of fullbacks.
The defensive leader is linebacker Alvino Matthews.
Comet coach Mike Roark said Franklin County is very big up front and physical. The Eagles have a strong line. “”f we stand still, we get washed away.”
Roark said, despite a tough season, the remaining players have a positive attitude. “It is good. Keeping everything light, quick and upbeat.”
Roark is also looking for improvement from earlier in the season.
After Franklin County, Halifax County’s varsity football operation returns home for Senior Night against Tunstall.
The Comets are 1-7 overall and 1-4 in the Piedmont district. Franklin County has shown recent improvement and stands at 3-6 overall and 1-2 in the district.
Magna Vista continues to lead the Piedmont at 5-0, with a 7-1 overall mark. GW-Danville is 4-1, 7-1, and Tunstall, the Comets’ final opponent in the regular season in two weeks, is 3-1, 4-4.
Martinsville is 2-2, 2-6, Bassett is 2-3, 3-5, and Patrick County is 0-5, 0-8.
Last week, GW-Danville barely got past Franklin County, 37-35. Bassett overwhelmed Patrick County, 59-21. Magna Vista took out the Comets, 47-6, and Tunstall clobbered Martinsville, 58-14.
This week’s slate includes HCHS at Franklin County, Patrick County at Magna Vista, Bassett at Martinsville, and GW-Danville at Tunstall.
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