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Kickoff set Saturday for Barn Quilt Trail

The Halifax County Barn Quilt Trail will kick off its celebration Saturday, at 9 a.m. at the Halifax Farmers Market. There will be an information table at the market where…

Mecklenburg County eyes two percent increase in real estate tax rate

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Lions close, but fall short, 3-2 against Laurel Park

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Above, Lion second baseman Dakii Chandler recovers to make the out at first. Below, Evan Clark started for HCMS, working four innings. (David Conner II photos) / March 22, 2018
Halifax County Middle School baseball had a shot to rally in its last at-bat Monday night against Laurel Park, but the Lions stumbled into a game-ending double play instead.

Halifax fell to Laurel Park, 3-2. The Lions are 2-1.

Kamron Turbeville cracked a one-out RBI single in the seventh, making this a one-run game. But the next batter, Trevor Hazelwood, lofted an infield fly and the runner got caught off base, creating the game-clinching double play situation.

Halifax finished with six hits, with Turbeville going two-for-four with one RBI. Trey Comer also had an RBI single in the bottom of the fifth.

Evan Clark worked four innings and allowed three runs. Colin Saunders finished with a scoreless relief stint.

Coach Zach Carter said, “today was a bit uncharacteristic of how we’ve played up to this point. We kind of got off to a slow start in the field and gave up some runs we probably wouldn’t have. But we found a way to buckle down defensively and the pitchers did their job all day, throwing strikes,”said Carter.

But Halifax could not get enough people on base in the end - or clutch offense - to close the deal.

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