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Lions girls find more early season success with win over Ben Franklin

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Leah Wright battles for the ball in Monday’s HCMS girls soccer game against Ben Franklin. / March 14, 2019
The Halifax County Middle School girls soccer team enjoyed more early season success Monday, defeating Ben Franklin Middle, 4-2.

In the first half, HC’s Chesney Richardson had two shots on goal, making the lone goal for the team in the first half. Leah Wright had taken a shot on goal which was stopped, and Chesney Richardson followed through to make the goal. It Richardson’s first goal this season. Leah Wright had one shot on goal in the first half. Pan Pan Yang had two shots on goal in the first half. McKayla Meadows, goalie, made one save during the first half.

Ben Franklin scored its first goal on Hailfax in the first half. It was by a penalty kick. A penalty was called on Lauren Cole within the 18.

Pan Pan Yang took the free kick and goal kicks for the team.

Halifax went into the second half with a one-all tie.

Leah Wright took two shots on goal in the second half, scoring one goal. Pan Pan Yang took three shots on goal, scoring two goals. Peyton Davis took two shots on goal. McKayla Meadows played goalie again in the second half and made four saves. Ben Franklin only scored one more point during the second half.

Cheyane Davis emerged as the Lions’ most valuable player of this game.

She played left wing and followed through with the strikers to ensure they were able to get the ball.

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