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Comets drop Barons in season opener

HCHS pitcher Tyler Lewis throws during the first inning of Thursday's season opener against Bluestone in Skipwith.
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The HCHS varsity baseball team cruised to a 9-2 over Group AAA Bluestone on the road Thursday. Halifax got a solid outing on the mound from winner Tyler Lewis, who worked four and a thirds of an inning, fanning nine. Lewis allowed eight walks, one hit and two earned runs.

Lady Comets cruise to win in season opener

Catcher Betty Rose eyes the runner during the first inning of Wednesday's home opener for the Lady Comets. (David Conner II photo)
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The HCHS varsity softball team cruised to a 9-1 win over Heritage in its season opener Wednesday. HCHS got plenty of offense early, scoring two runs in the first inning, four in the second, two in the fifth and one in the sixth.

Comets = Dedication

VARSITY BASEBALL - Members of the Comet varsity baseball team are, front row, from left, Michael Owens, Shawn Conner, Kelvin Davis Jr., Bill Wooding, John Nichols and Markee Brooks. Second row, from left, manager Evan Slabach, Kyle Long, James Griles, Kaleb Long, Eric Brandon, Courtney Ervin and Tyler Long. Back row, from left, head coach Kelvin Davis, Scott Rickman, Tyler Lewis, Dale Trent, Chris Sizemore, Chris Hunt and assistant coaches Shawn Torian and Kenneth Day. Not pictured, manager Tyler Slabach. (David Conner II photo)
The HCHS varsity baseball team cranks up today at Bluestone, and head coach Kelvin Davis has a key theme in place. “The key this season…is going to be dedication …. That’s been my main focus, as far as making these guys understand, it’s going to take a lot of dedication on and off the field to improve,” said Davis.

Softball has talent for deep run

COMET SOFTBALL - Members of the Comet varsity softball team are, front row, from left, Melissa Morris, Lyndsay Lawter, Christine DeGeorgis, Kim Snead and Sydney Puryear. Second row, Jessie Bagbey, Megan Day, Betty Rose, Paige Rickman and Stephanie Clark. Back row, assistant Charity Milam, manager Joe Tucker, Johanna Spencer, Whitney Womack, Lauren Daniel, Kisha Crowder, assistant coach Jennifer Rutledge and head coach Melanie Saunders. (David Conner II photo)
Varsity Comet softball reached the second round of the Northwest Regionals last year after a fabled run to the state tournament the previous season. This year, HCHS has plenty of talent back to make another deep playoff run. But the Comets also had some important seniors leave the program because of graduation, and head coach Melanie Saunders and her staff have some questions to answer.

Lady Comets rebuilding

VARSITY GIRLS SOCCER TEAM – Members of the Comet varsity girls soccer team are, from left, first row, assistant coach Morgan Young, Emarie Skelton, Sarah Rosche, C.A. Nichols, Megan Rosche and assistant coach Stephanie Lewis. Second row, assistant coach Jessica Hayes, Amber Gauldin, Brittnay Marshall, McCoy Newton, Nia Brown, Liz Stanger, Wishee Marable and Brittany Roberts. Back row, head coach Sid Young, manager Anne Harvey Eakes, Angela Ditommaso, Krystal Childrey, Amanda Dennis, Kelsey Thompson, Ashley Bowen, Cianne Townsend and assistant coach Libby Austin.
The HCHS varsity girls’ soccer program is likely looking at a rebuilding campaign, although there is some significant talent returning this spring. Illness has also hampered the preparations.

Jayvees optimistic

JAYVEE GIRLS SOCCER TEAM – Members of the Comets jayvee girls soccer team are, front row, from left, Trudy Thomas, Jordan Murray, Melyse Brown, Ariel Woody and Amber Wilkins. Second row, Taylor Elliott, Katie Morris, Sarah Catron, Jaynee Campbell and Makayla Skelton. Back row, coaches Jessica Hayes and Libby Austin, Xochilth Regalado, Courtney Young, Camey Reese, Becca Snead and coach Morgan Young.
HCHS jayvee girls’ soccer head coach Jessica Hayes has work ahead to assess her squad, although she expressed optimism about the skill level. “We really don’t have the numbers this year, but we do have a lot of kids with a lot of skill,” said Hayes Monday.

Boys soccer fall in first scrimmage

The Halifax County boys varsity Soccer team was defeated by Heritage last night in their first scrimmage of the year.

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