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Comets advance after 7-4 win over AHS

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Comet starter Kyle Long throws late in Monday's NWR baseball tournament's opening round game against Albemarle High School. The Comets were able to hold on for a 7-4 win and setting up a second round game on Wednesday. (David Conner II photo)

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Lewis, Davis earn top WVD honors

Six Comets earned first-team all-Western Valley district baseball honors, while Tyler Lewis won player of the year honors. Kelvin Davis earned coach of the year honors in the WVD.

Comets hope to rebound in NWR tournament

The HCHS-Albemarle baseball showdown today at the Comet field in Northwest Regional action carries an intriguing subplot. Both the Comets, the no. 1 seed out of the Western Valley district, and Albemarle, the no. 2 from the Commonwealth, are looking to advance to Wednesday’s regional semifinal in this elimination game. Last season, the Comets thought they had AHS put away. HCHS took a 10-5 lead into the top of the seventh, and then managed to squander the lead en route to a 12-10 loss that ended Halifax’s season.

Comets fall to PH in WVD tournament opener

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SOUTH BOSTON - PH-Roanoke had more to play for Wednesday night than Halifax County, and the visitors from the Roanoke Valley showed superb focus in their district tournament semifinal win over the Comets. The Patriots crept closer to a Northwest regional berth with a 6-2 win over the Comets.

Comets win WVD regular season title

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Comet pitcher Tyler Lewis is congratulated after pitching a complete game Monday night, leading the Comets to a 4-2 win over the Franklin County Eagles. With the win, the Comets capture the No. 1 seed in the WVD tournament and will be the host team for the Northwest Regional Tournament. (David Conner II photos)

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Bad things happen in threes for Comets

Two games, two bottom of the seventh innings with the score tied, two, one-run setbacks. Bad things happened in threes twice on back-to-back days to Halifax County’s varsity baseball team.

Comets fall to GW 3-2

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GOOD EFFORT - HCHS shortstop Eric Brandon makes a throw, with Comet third baseman Dale Trent underneath him. (David Conner II photo)

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Needing one win to clinch the regular season district title, the HCHS varsity baseball team could not get the job done at GW-Danville Tuesday night. HCHS, now 8-1 in district action, tied the game at 2-2 apiece in a dramatic top of the fifth, but the scrappy Eagles won this WVD classic in the bottom of the seventh. GW emerged with a 3-2 win, reaffirming the rivalry between the Comets and Eagles.

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