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Jayvee slump continues
SoVaNow.com / January 07, 2013The Halifax County High School jayvee boys’ basketball team continued its slump Friday, losing at William Fleming, 61-47.
Halifax has dropped six in a row, and fallen to 2-8 on the season.
Fleming took command from the outset, ripping off a 23-9 first period lead. The Comets only had five points in the second period and trailed, 31-14, at the half.
Halifax had a bit of a scoring revival in the third, putting up 14 points. But Halifax was out of contention heading into the final period, trailing 47-28 on the road.
Jarvis Owens led Halifax 18 points, including three 3-pointers in the final period. Will Miller hit two 3-pointers and had eight.
In earlier action, HCHS fell to GW-Danville Wednesday, 69-40.
GW got progressively stronger in the game, scoring 16 in the first period and 21 in the third period. Fleming led 16-6 at the end of the first period and 26-20 at haltime. GW went on a 21-8 surge in the third period to put the game out of reach.
Halifax got 21 points from Jarvis Owens, who had a three-pointer in first quarter and ten points in the second. Nick Jones had a good game from the free throw line, connecting on seven of ten attempts.
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