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Defensive errors can be extremely costly in playoff softball, and the Halifax County High School varsity softball team learned that lesson Monday.
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Win two, lose two for Lady Dragons
SoVaNow.com / December 12, 2012The Park View Lady Dragons are now 3-4 in the season after picking up a pair of wins over Nottoway and Surry County and a pair of losses to Three Point Line Christian Academy and Appomattox Regional Governor’s School.
The Dragon varsity girls played a solid game against Nottoway, outpointing the Lady Cougars 56-44 in the second game of the young season between the two teams. Park View got off to a slow start as the girls trailed by 3 points at the end of the first quarter, 11-8. They entered halftime down by one, 22-21.
The Lady Dragons outscored the Lady Cougars in the third quarter 12-11 before lighting up the scoreboard with a 23-point fourth quarter.
In Friday night’s outing, the Lady Dragons beat the visiting Surry County Cougars of Dendron, Va., 55-41.
The PVHS girls went into halftime ahead 24-16 and again had an explosive fourth quarter, scoring 19 points to Surry County’s 10 for the 55-41 finish.
Park View lost to Three Point Line Christian Academy on Saturday, 65-29. The game was very tough for the Lady Dragons as they scored only two points in the first quarter. The second quarter was stronger for Park View, scoring 14 points, but the girls were still down 35-15 at halftime.
Three Point Line scored 30 points in the second half and the Lady Dragons scored just 13.
On Monday night, the Lady Dragons lost to Appomattox Regional Governor’s Arts and Tech school. Park View was ahead by two points in the first quarter and was in the lead for a majority of the half before the contest began slipping away.
At halftime the Lady Dragons were down 24-22 but they pulled ahead in the third quarter after scoring 12 points, giving them a 36-31 lead.
The contest slipped away for the Dragons in the final quarter as Appomattox went on a scoring spree and racked up 18 points in the closing minutes of the game to prevail by a count of 51-44.
The Lady Dragons faced Brunswick Academy last night. Results were not available at press time.
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