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Jayvee girls pick up win

SoVaNow.com / November 30, 2017
The Halifax County High School jayvee girls basketball team enjoyed a solid start in its season opener Monday night at Prince Edward, and the Comet girls cruised to a 36-15 victory.

Kayla Townes and Lauryn Easley scored eight points apiece to lead the Comets in scoring, while A’nya Brandon had seven points. Aliasha Hunt added five and Ella Morrison scored three. Grace Langford added two points.

Halifax got baskets from Langford, Townes, Morrison and Hunt in the first period to move out to a 9-3 start after the first quarter.

Brandon scored five points in the second period to spark a 8-2 Comet run in the second quarter.

Easley bagged all of her baskets in the third period and Halifax rolled to a 13-2 edge.

Prince Edward was held to six field goals in the game.



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