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Comet winter sports action gets under way Tuesday

Halifax County High School winter sports begins Tuesday with both the boys and girls basketball teams, and swimming in action.





Lion roll in opener / November 19, 2012
James Smith Jr. had 19 points, including some crowd-pleasing offensive moves, and the HCMS Lions boys’ basketball team cruised past Bonner Thursday, 46-27.

Seven Lions scored, as Jayke Dabbs added nine. Jordan Williams and Stephan Chandler had six apiece.

The Lions powered to a quality start, leading 16-1 in the first period.

Smith had five points and Chandler added four. The Lions added ten points, as HCMS rolled to a 26-13 lead at halftime. The Lions stretched the lead to 32-23 at the end of three periods and won handily.

Halifax connected on two three-pointers, as Dabbs and Smith had one apiece, and finished 4-for-11 from the foul line.

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