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Barnes makes it official, signs with Virginia Tech

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Halifax County High School senior Taylor Barnes signing to play softball for Virginia Tech in the fall. Present Friday for the signing are, from left, first row, her mother, Krista, Taylor and her father, Kirk. Second row, principal Michael Lewis, Taylor’s sister Madison, softball assistant Jennifer Rutledge, former head varsity softball coach Melanie Saunders, and athletics director Allen Lawter. (Blakely Sawnson photo)

Barnes signs with Virginia Tech

Barnes, Lawter earn all-state honors

Softball honors

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From top, members of the Halifax County High School varsity softball team earning All conference 16 honors are, from left, first row, Taylor Barnes, Kirsten Doss and Mackenzie Lawter. Second row, Cecilie Elliott, Ashley Watts, Gabby Spainhour and Kye-Neisha Logan. Individual awards went to, Barnes, MVP; Watts, Comet award; Gabby Spainhour, coaches award; and Lauren Spencer, Sportsmanship. Earning all 5-A north region honors are, Barnes, left, and Lawter. Barnes also earned Player of the Year honors for the Piedmont District

Softball season ends on the road

Halifax County High School varsity softball has many positives to celebrate this season, including a 20-4 finish. The Lady Comets also made the Region 5-A north semifinals for the fourth year in a row.

Lady Comets deliver decisive win

Halifax County High School varsity softball delivered a strong effort in Monday’s second round of regional action, ending Brooke Point’s season with a 5-1 win.

Confidence, chemistry, ownership

Confidence, solid team chemistry and a sense of ownership for advancement in the Region 5-A North playoffs appeared to be the agenda Tuesday as another strong Halifax County High School varsity softball team practiced for the regional semifinals.

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