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Jayvee girls fall to Patrick, Magna Vista, beat Prince Edward

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SoVaNow.com / January 20, 2020


The Halifax County High School jayvee girls basketball team came out on the short end when they dropped a district game to Magna Vista Friday.

Jadyn Harlow led the Comets with 13 points. Halifax got off to a slow start in the game and could just never really make up for it.

The Comets posted two points in the opening period. Magna Vista wasn’t much better offensively scoring five.

The second period was more competitive for each team. Halifax outpaced Magna Vista 10-9 in the second and was down 14-12 at the break.

The Warriors scored 14 points in the third period. Halifax kept Magna Vista at the foul line in the closing period. The Warriors went five-of-18 from the stripe in the fourth.

Halifax finished out the game with a seven-point third and fourth in the loss.

Halifax falls to Patrick County 48-32

Harlow had another double-digit night on the scoreboard versus Patrick County with 11 points but the visiting Halifax would go on to lose this contest 48-32.

Patrick County moved out to a 14-6 score at the end of one. The host then outscored Halifax 21-8.

The Comets outpaced Patrick County in the third period 10-4, but dropped the fourth 9-7.

Halifax 38, Prince Edward 22

The girls picked up a non-district win over Prince Edward last week 38-22. The team posted nine players in the score column.

A 17-0 first period over Prince Edward sealed the game. The Comets led at the half 28-5 before going on to take the 38-22 win.

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