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Lady Lions pick up top seed in upcoming district tournament

SoVaNow.com / February 12, 2018
The Halifax County Middle School girls basketball team completed a perfect regular season Thursday night with another rousing win over Patrick County, 45-27.

The Lion girls will be the no. 1 seed in this week’s Junior Piedmont District tournament.

Halifax rolled to a 9-1 advantage at the end of the first period and led 19-11 at halftime, after PC gained momentum in the second period. But the Lions went on a 12-6 run in the third period and had the contest firmly under control at the end.

Talitha Marable led the Lions with 16 points, and Lynia Reed had 14. Kamyria Woody-Giggetts scored seven.

Halifax certainly enjoyed its version of senior night against Martinsville.

The Lions prevailed, 44-2, in Wednesday night action.

Martinsville failed to hit a single field goal in any quarter, connecting on one free throw in the second quarter and one in the final period.

Halifax spread the scoring around, as Marable had 11. T. Carrington and L. Reed scored nine apiece. Z. Morton had four.

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