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Lions girls advance to title game tonight

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Kamyria Woody-Giggetts battles for the ball in Tuesday’s Junior Piedmonth District tournament semifinal game.
SoVaNow.com / February 14, 2019
The Halifax County Middle School girls basketball team advanced past the first round of the Junior Piedmont District tournament.

Playing at home Tuesday, Halifax rolled past Patrick County, 38-15.

The Lions moved on in tournament play and hope to close out another undefeated campaign.

Halifax has been using pressure defense all season, and once again, the Lions bolted to a strong lead.

Halifax also scored consistently, putting up 14 points apiece in each of its first two periods.

The middle school girls led 32-11 at the end of three periods and added six points in the final stanza.

Shamya Hankins led the Lions with 12 points.

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