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Winter season over for Lady Comets / February 22, 2018
The Halifax County High School varsity girls were defeated Monday at Albemarle, 61-38, ending the winter season.

Halifax finished the campaign 6-17.

Halifax had to travel to AHS in Class 5 Region D south sub-regional action.

Despite 22 points from Dee Dee Jeffress, Halifax could not keep pace with Albemarle.

Five other Comets got points, with Jalisa Brooks scoring six. Daisy Mitchell had four.

Albemarle roared out to a 20-10 first quarter lead. The Pats went on a 16-8 surge in the second period and led 36-18 at the half.

Halifax was more competitive in the third period, but only won the quarter by two points. By then, AHS had too much of a lead.

AHS finished with nine players showing up in the scoring totals. J. Rademacher led the way with 17 points and H. Howard-Radd had 16.

AHS came out scoring efficiently. The Pats ultimately connected on four treys and ended the first half with 15 field goals.

Howard-Radd proved tough to handle in the first period, getting 11 points in that quarter alone.

AHS had solid offensive balance in the second period, with six players scoring.

Five Comets had field goals, and Jeffress did most of the scoring. Halifax did not have enough offensive momentum to hang with Albemarle.

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