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Jayvee spikers take pair of wins, now 5-3

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Abby Duffer keeps the ball in play. / September 23, 2021

The Halifax County High School jayvee volleyball team improved to 5-3 with wins over GW-Danville Tuesday and Park View on Monday.

Coach Kirk Barnes said the energy his girls bring to the court has a lot to do with the team’s improvements.

“I’m very happy for the girls tonight,” Barnes said after the GW win. “They have now won four games in a row with hopes of making it five against Patrick County on Wednesday.” The Comets were scheduled to play PC last night in South Boston.

“Everyone was able to play extended minutes and we were able to move people around.”

The Comets won 25-8 and 25-6. The girls combined for 29 serve aces - Olivia Seamster and Alexis Ayers pacing the team with six aces each.

Stats vs GW: Peyton Irby 1K, 2SA; Olivia Seamster 6SA; Jacie Snead 1K, 4SA, 1AS; Alexis Ayers 6SA; Erin Satterfield 4SA; Blakely Martin 1AS, 5SA; Makayla Powell 2SA; Hanna Sutphin 1K.

Comets 2-PV 0

Barnes said it was nice to pick up the 2-0 win over Park View at home on Monday.

Scores were 25-17 and 25-14. Abby Duffer had one assist, nine digs, three kills, and one ace and Jacie Snead posting nine digs, one kill, and six aces had nice games. Makayla Powell added five assists.

“I was happy with the energy and effort tonight,” Barnes said. They continue to bring that each and every night.”

Stats vs. PV: Abby Duffer 1AS, 9D, 3K, 1SA; Olivia Seamster 1D, 2K; Makayla Powell 5AS, 1D, 3K, 2SA; Blakely Martin 4AS, 4D, 2K; Erin Satterfield 1K; Peyton Irby 2AS, 4K, 2SA; Hannah Terry 3D, 1K; Jacie Snead 9D, 1K, 6SA.

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