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Comet jayvee baseball finishes season with win / June 14, 2021

The Halifax County High School jayvee baseball team finished its season Wednesday with a 3-2 win over Patrick County.

Dakii Chandler threw two innings, giving up one run off of three hits; Chandler struck out four. Tyler Collins shared the pitching duties going three innings, allowing one hit and a run while striking out three.

Patrick got on the scoreboard in the third plating runs for the 2-0 lead. The teams remained scoreless through the fourth inning.

In the bottom of the fifth Halifax’s Greyson Parker singled – his designated runner was called out attempting to steal home. Christian Newton went on to double and plate the runner.

With one down Preston Simpson reached base on an error and Newton scored. Walker drew the walk but an error allowed Simpson to score and knot the game at 2-2. Aaron Crutchfield scored the winning run after a Chandler single and a Carson RBI.

In an earlier game played the same day PC got the 2-1 win. Chandler, Kam Roberts and Newton each went 1-2 at the plate; Simpson scored the run for Halifax.

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