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Jayvee softball picks up two impressive wins / April 17, 2017
The Halifax County High School jayvee softball team recorded two impressive wins last Thursday and Friday.

The jayvees easily defeated Park View, 13-3, on Friday.

Abby Martin worked in the circle and limited Park View to four hits. She struck out three and really ran into turbulence only once. Park View used two Comet errors and one hit and scored three runs in its half of the fifth.

Otherwise, the afternoon belonged to the Comets.

The jayvees scored twice in the first, then added five in the second inning. Halifax added two in the fourth, two more runs in the fifth and two in the sixth.

Sydney Wilborn went one-for-three, scoring three runs. Kassidy Thompson had a productive outing, going three-for-five with three runs scored.

Autumn Younger went one-for-five with two runs scored, and she delivered a two-run homer in the fifth.

Halifax had ten hits.

On Thursday, Halifax downed Magna Vista on the road, 13-0.

Halifax scored once on the first, adding three in the second, two in the third, two in the fourth and five in the fifth.

Pitcher Raegan Ridgeway faced 20 batters in five innings, with nine strikeouts. She allowed only three walks, one hit and no runs.

Halifax slapped 13 hits in the win at Magna Vista.

Shekeria Chandler delivered two hits and scored twice.

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