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Jayvee girls fall to Magna Vista to end season

South Boston News
Alyssa Glasscock drives to the basket in the Comet jayvee girls basketball game against Magna Vista. / February 13, 2020
The Halifax County High School jayvee girls basketball team finished its season with a 38-19 loss to Magna Vista 38-19 at home Tuesday.

Halifax won the opening period 6-4. The downfall in the game was the one-point frame Halifax put up in the second.

The teams went to halftime with MV leading 15-7. The Comets’ Jadyn Harlow had three points in the first half.

MV would win the third period 12-8 and take the leading score of 27-15 to the fourth period. Halifax was outscored 11-4 in the final block and fell to MV 38-19.

Tynia Carrington paced Halifax with six-game points.

Halifax: D. Graves 2, Z. Sims 4, S. Torello 3, T. Carrington 6, V. Winn 1, J. Harlow 3.

MV: A. Woods 6, D. Giggets 7, J. Hairston 4, N. Preston 2, I. Dandridge 2, S. Turner 5, S. Hairston-Williams 6, J. Manns 7.

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