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Varsity girls pick up 8-0 soccer win over Tunstall

SoVaNow.com / April 15, 2019
Halifax County High School varsity girls soccer rebounded Thursday night with an 8-0 win over Tunstall.

“The earlier game was close with the Comets edging tunstall 2-1 in OT.

Tonight the ladies completely dominated the contest. After leading 3-0 at the half the Comets added five more goals to coast to an easy win,” said Comet assistant Bertram Cuffley.

Mandy Lewis scored five times. Ella Morrison had two goals. Summer Lacks had one.

“We had lots of players who had multiple shots. Izzy Rosche Ella Morrison, Mandy and Summer really attacked all night. This was a nice way to end the week with a decisive win,” said Cuffley. Halifax had a 21-3 advantage on shots on goal.

“We are in good position for the rest of the season,” said Cuffley.

Halifax varsity girls soccer lost to Bassett, 9-1, on Tuesday night. Bassett took charge early.

“The goals came early and fast and at the half the score was 8-0. The second half we played them even 1-1 after a change in the formation. But it was too big of a deficit to overcome. We had some really bright moments in the second half where we controlled most of the game and had lots of shots. But we just didn’t get that second goal,” said Comet Cuffley. “Overall the ladies fought hard despite the score. Bassett had a 22-8 edge in shots on goal. Cristina Seamster scored the lone goal for Halifax.

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