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More charges contemplated in fatal Vernon Hill crash

As the investigation continues into the Aug. 20 traffic crash that claimed the life of 9-year-old Julian Adam Suttle, Virginia State Police and the Halifax County Commonwealth's Attorney are currently…

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Jayvee girls overwhelm PH

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Mercedes Hairston (22) and a PH player collide during HCHS jayvee girls’ action Tuesday. (David Conner II photo)
SoVaNow.com / January 10, 2013
The Halifax County High School jayvee girls’ basketball team defeated PH-Roanoke, 40-24, in district action Tuesday in South Boston.

HCHS did a solid job defensively, limiting PH to two field goals in the first half. Halifax led 11-4 at the end of the first period and outscored the Pats, 12-0, in the second period.

That proved to be enough of a momentum burst to lift HCHS to a lopsided win at home.

Seven Comets also got into the scoring column, as HCHS displayed good offensive balance.

Trinity Owen had four points, while Neisha Torian had 11, including a third quarter trey. Timonee McCargo added eight.

Ghanja Gooden had 11.

Gooden provided an early spark, scoring all of her points in the first half.

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